About Sarah Overmyer

Sarah Overmyer

Sarah Overmyer is a writer and researcher at Indeed. She holds her Master's in Public Affairs from the University of Texas at Austin and has a background in research, education and psychology.

Recent Articles by Sarah

What Do Tech Workers Really Want?

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When we think about today’s tech workplace, we often picture a number of high-profile perks: ping-pong tables, on-site gyms and elaborate snack bars, to name a few. But perks won’t keep staff satisfied if there are fundamental differences between what they want and what the company can provide.

So what’s really most important to today’s tech staff? To find out, …

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How a Relaxed Dress Code Can Help Attract Top Talent

A relaxed dress code can help attract top talent.

What we are expected to wear to work is ingrained in us at a very young age. We’re taught that firefighters wear brimmed helmets, doctors wear white coats and businesspeople wear suits. 

But as the workplace has modernized, so have our outfits. Over time, what people wear to work has evolved from once-mandatory skirts and ties to the “business casual” …

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The Benefits of Providing Free Food at Work

What are the benefits of offering free food at work?

Did you know that today is National Quiche Lorraine Day? Or that May is National Hamburger Month? These holidays might seem frivolous, but they reflect something big about society: We’re obsessed with food.

Most social gatherings revolve around it — think barbecues, family dinners and Sunday brunches. Even when we’re not eating, we’re often consuming it in another form; food …

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