In a recent survey conducted by Expedia, it was found that 74% of Americans prioritize experiences over products. Some say this social shift stems from our desire to be unique and live a personal story only we know to be true. Another school of thought is that humans are built to crave interpersonal connections.
Regardless of the reason, the same consumers who are looking to participate in experiences socially are looking to employers to create a similar environment in the workplace. As a result, employers are asking themselves how this can be done and at what