More employers allowing pets at the office
Which furry—or scaly—friends get to hang out under desks? Most workers bring dogs (24 percent), fish (12 percent), and cats (8 percent).This animal presence appears to be a boon for employers. People who go to work with their pets in tow exhibit lower absenteeism and get along with their coworkers better, according to this survey and one by the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association.
Want to reward your team members—and reap some rewards yourself? Welcome their pets at your practice. But before you do, follow Phil Seibert's advice.