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Posted on June 25, 2018

The Ultimate Benefits Guide

Starting a new job can be overwhelming and confusing. In addition to learning the ropes, now you have to figure out your benefits. Who needs health insurance? Who needs holidays at home? You do!

We rounded up a list of articles to help you understand your benefits package so that you can get back to work and impress your new colleagues. Because life and work are hard enough.

1. How to Read A Benefits Manual

The basics can be tricky, too. Here’s how to read those big manuals.

2. What Does Your Paycheck Really Mean?  

You should thoroughly read your first few paychecks. It’s a good idea to look over it to make sure you’re getting everything you’re owed and that you understand what exactly you’re making.

3. How to Pick the Best Benefits Package for You

It’s important to understand what your options are and pick the insurance plan that’s best for you since everyone’s health and insurance offerings are different.

4. What the What? Your Guide to Retirement Savings

Cue eye roll — but it’s really never too early to start thinking about retirement. There are three main types of accounts that can help you save for retirement. Here’s your guide on which one is best for you and your specific financial situation.

5. When You Can Ask to Use Your Vacation Days

When is too soon too soon? Here’s everything you need to know about when it’s appropriate to ask for days off. Company culture can be tricky to figure out in the beginning.

6. What Does Unlimited PTO Actually Mean? 

Does your new office offer unlimited paid time off? Sounds perfect, right? Keep on reading.

7. Are You Allowed to Work From Home?

Working from home may not work for everyone. We have some tips for how to make your home office not feel like a PJ party.

 

The faster you understand what your office has to offer, the faster you will thrive at your job. There’s no time like the present to enjoy your unique employee experience.

 

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Tess Palladino