A salary is not the only thing workers should consider when negotiating a new contract or job offer. Many employers offer a wide array of benefits for their employees. Benefits could outweigh a minor salary increase by providing valuable tools, such as better healthcare, help with your retirement planning, and insurance help.
Benefits can also help increase productivity, quality of life, and job satisfaction. 60 percent of employees rank benefits as a “very important” contributor to their satisfaction with their careers, according to the Society for Human Resource Management. In fact, benefits are ranked among the top three drivers of fulfillment, only ranking behind the respectful treatment of workers and compensation, according to the same study.
To help you decide which benefits suit your personal needs, here are some of the best employee benefits.