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In a hot job market, benefits packages become more important than ever as businesses use lucrative perks in addition to base pay to attract the best and brightest employees. From the point of view of the applicant this can be especially true. Folks are looking for far more than just a paycheck at the end of each week, and many industries are stepping up to meet their needs. Here are just a few, according to a recent article from Benefits Pro:

Wholesale Trade – When thinking of this industry, think of occupations dealing with the wholesaling and distribution of a variety of goods. According to the article, fewer than 6% of employees in this industry go without benefits.

Transportation – Many transportation employees are union members and enjoy the perks and benefits of that membership, in addition to paid holidays, vacation time, retirement plans and more, in addition to good annual salaries.

Information Technology (and beyond) – Looking beyond traditional i.t. jobs, work in film, publishing, software, and more are likely to have great benefits coverage. According to the article, average pay is solid, and the vast majority of employees report getting paid time off and health coverage.   

When considering making a job change, benefits are an important factor. If you’re on the hunt for a position with great benefits and pay, we can help. Visit AtWork.com/locations to find a branch near you today!