Decent health Insurance and ability to use it and go to doctor appointments .
I did not receive any benefits at my job. It was an entry-level position with a high turnover rate.
They dont match your 401k
The only thing that detered me from this job was when I lost my Mother and I wasn't vested in the company long enough to take a temporary leave of absence. My mother reside in NY and it was very difficult for me to just take a 3 day leave, I need at least a month off.
You get health benefits even when part time but no holiday or PTO or sick days.
Benefits are a joke...they get worse year after year.
I work in Development 1. The Health Insurance - Negative - It is expensive, but I think it's competitive with lots of other places, which are also experiencing a decline in healthcare benefits. Since the Affordable Care Act passed, the cost has doubled, the coinsurance doesn't exist until a high deductible is met, and there are no copays. This is probably the biggest negative. 2. Health Insurance - Positive - Though you are responsible for all healthcare costs until your deductible is met, the insurance company does negotiate lower prices on your behalf, which you will see on your statements. Also, you can have an HSA account, which follows you the rest of your life and can be used on any healthcare expenses, including vision and dental. The company provides a 33% match on the HSA contributions. For every $1 you put in, they give you 33 cents. They do this up to the maximum legal contribution limit. 3. 401K - Negative - As others have mentioned, there's no match. Besides the insurance, this is the next-biggest negative. You may think this is worse than the heath insurance situation, but I would recommend trying to negotiate in your desired match amount into your wage. 4. 401K - Positive - They have recently switched to Vanguard from New York Life. Because Vanguard has some of the cheapest investment expenses, you should be able to achieve greater growth in the long term, over other companies, because you're keeping more of your money for investing. 5. In Development, management is flexible with your hours. There is an expected core time to be in the office, but you have some liberty on the arrival and leaving time, outside of those core hours. 6. Management is good about allowing you to leave early or come in late to take care of personal business that needs your attention: medical appts, dental appts., etc... 7. If you're sick with something contagious but feel well enough to work, they will allow you to work from home. However, they are also good at trying to make sure this isn't abused. So, don't get any ideas, if you're a slacker. 8. The PTO is good, because they've recently upgraded it. They did pool in sick time with PTO, now, but they also gave additional days so that there was a real increase in PTO for many employees, not just a wash. As your seniority increases (years of service or higher positions), you can earn additional weeks off. I think the max is 6+ weeks. 9. If you don't use all of your PTO within the year, up to one week of the remaining amount will carry over. 10. They have agreements with other big-name corporations, which can provide you with service or product discounts. Examples include, but are not limited to, Dell, AT&T, Office Max, and a discount gym membership. 11. They provide you with free life insurance that's equal to your annual wage. However, this is capped at $50K for 2016. This has differed over the years - sometimes better; sometimes worse. 12. They have vision and dental, but there's nothing that really stands out about them. 13. Short term disability is provided for free. 14. Long term disability is cheaper than anything that I could find on Zander Insurance (recommended by Dave Ramsey), and it provides very competitive coverage. 15. Management in Development is very good at trying to keep your work-life balance reasonable. Though there are occasions where a lot of extra time will be put in for a large deployment, this is not often (usually <= 4 times a year). 16. There are a number of social events held in the office each year to boost morale - ice cream socials, company-sponsored meals, holiday-related competitions, etc... 17. In case of deaths of certain family members, there is additional PTO. The amount varies, depending on the closeness of the relationship. For example, you get more time for a spouse, child, or parent than for other relatives. 18. Salaried employees get 7 paid holidays - New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and the day after, and Christmas day. 19. There is tuition/certification reimbursement, but I don't remember the details and have never used it. I think you have to prove you passed the course. 20. In a year, you can get paid for 4 hours of volunteer activity that isn't work related, such as church outreach, charity work, etc... 21. There are annual evaluations with a cost of living adjustment.
There is no best thing......sucks no er coverage
The insurance is very expensive and has a very high deductible; the pay is just too low; no direction from mgmt
It was too high it would take most of my earnings to obtain my health needs
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