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Benefits

Compensation is more than just your salary, and a good benefits package can make all the difference when considering a job offer. Our articles cover everything from paid time off to companies that offer perks such as napping. Not to mention health insurance, which is of the utmost importance to you and your family. That's why we have everything you need to know about benefits right here.

Benefits Advice

  • 3 Ways to Get More Flexibility at Work

    Flexibility rated as one of the top perks people look for in a job. Here's how you can achieve it. Read more...

  • 5 Reasons to Take a Lower Paying Job

    Make no mistake, we're not advocating caving in and accepting peanuts. You should always know your worth, negotiate for as much as you can get, and walk away if you're not satisfied. All we're saying is there are extenuating circumstances … Read more...

  • 10 Things You Should Negotiate Other Than Salary

    You’ve gone through several rounds of interviews and have finally landed the job of your dreams. The problem is; your dream job doesn’t come with a dream salary. But before you pass on the position, there are many non-salary benefits that … Read more...

  • 7 Ways to Negotiate More Flexibility at Work

    You love your in-office job. But at this point in your career (and life), you need to work at home. Convincing your boss that you’d like to telecommute is not as difficult as you might think. Here are some tips on how to negotiate a flex … Read more...

  • 9 Ways Working from Home Saves You Money

    While telecommuting jobs may pay slightly less than the same job done from a traditional office, there are a number of cost-savings associated with working from home that more than make up the difference. Here are 10 ways that working from … Read more...

  • How to Successfully Negotiate Relocation Assistance

    For most people my age, short or long-term relocation has become the norm. It has also become the norm for people my age to be in debt with school loans and the cost of living expenses growing every year. So even though each move brings the … Read more...

  • 9 Jobs That Let You Work from Home

    Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo!, caused quite a stir this week when she told her employees they would no longer be allowed to work at home. But regardless of which side of the debate you find yourself on, we've got some great jobs that lend … Read more...

  • The Benefits of Negotiating Your Benefits

    Considering the enormous cost that companies shell out for health benefits for employees, wouldn’t it make sense to factor that in for a job seeker that does NOT need to take benefits? Let’s look at this purely from a negotiation … Read more...

  • Do Employers Have to Offer 2 Weeks Vacation?

    I'm not sure this is a matter of "rights." While two weeks vacation is almost universally acknowledged as the minimum vacation time, even that is at the discretion of your employer, and by no means is he/she required to give it to you. Read more...

  • 7 Ways to Take Time Off Without Losing Your Mind

    Vacations are supposed to relieve stress and recharge your batteries, but when you don’t properly prepare for them they can do just the opposite. How do you get all of the health benefits of a vacation, without stress coming along and … Read more...