Top 20 Benefits and Perks and Why They Matter

Did you know nearly 3 in 5 (57%) of candidates report benefits and perks amongst their top considerations when weighing a job offer? Benefits have the ability to make or break your talent acquisition strategy.

Once you reel best-fit candidates in, benefits make a difference in keeping your talent around, 4 out of 5 employees said they would prefer additional benefits to a pay raise.

That’s why we’re rounding up the Top 20 Benefits and Perks. These benefits not only attract top talent, but go beyond the status quo, helping companies stand out from the crowd. From coverage for gender reassignment surgery to free museum passes, these companies are thinking outside the box when it comes to their benefits, while staying true to their culture and values.

For example, Reebok, known for fitness and lifestyle footwear, provides its employees with Crossfit classes and on-site gym facilities. “The company mission and values are clear, communicated often, and embraced. It’s ok to take an hour for fitness throughout the day and fitness events are encouraged to participate in,” writes a Marketing Manager on Glassdoor.

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Making Benefits Count

Even though thinking outside the box can help your company stand out from its competitors, Glassdoor Research found the benefits that had the highest correlation with employee satisfaction were:

  1. Health Insurance
  2. Vacation & PTO
  3. Pension Plan
  4. 401K Plan
  5. Retirement Plan

These core benefits may not be the most attention-grabbing, but they do prove to keep employees happy. Keep this in mind when if you’re revamping benefits package.

For further guidance on how to build a benefits package that helps you recruit and retain talent, read our eBook: Benefits Employees Want Most.