Understanding Health Insurance Benefits
Employment benefits often account for 30% or more of your total compensation. That's just a round number, but believe me, having left corporate america to own my own business, that number is very, very real even though it didn't seem that way when I was in a job. While times may have been tough for job seekers and employers continue to pass some of the rising cost of benefits to employees, it is still of the utmost importance that you understand your benefits.
Since I seem to be on a job advice kick this week, I thought I would address an important topic that so many people seem to overlook. The funny thing is that not only employees miss this, but more surprisingly employers do too. Today’s topic - benefits.
With unemployment rates still pretty high, many people may think beggars can’t be choosers, right?