What’s the difference between a college athlete and a star coder? Not a lot, actually.

Between perks like free food, A+ facilities and signing bonuses (or in the case of athletes, scholarships) the recruiting tactics for reeling in star team members are remarkably similar. While it’s unclear if any college team has ever offered a player money wrapped in bacon, there may be some things you can learn about attracting top talent from the NCAA.

Check out the infographic from Jobvite below for more interesting incentive strategies:

Published on: Feb 20, 2015