When it comes down to it your career should not only fulfill you but should also help provide for your needs. This not only means salary options but could also mean health benefits, or retirement options. Money is an important factor when choosing to accept a position, and although the economy may be rough it is important to ask the hard questions. Brazen Careerist gives the top 5 money questions you should ask before accepting a job.
1. Can I review the benefits package?
Benefits include everything from retirement and health insurance to stock options and vacation time. Every company has a unique package, so it’s important to prioritize what matters most to you in terms of the benefits offered.
Not all benefits start on your first day, so consider when they’ll start (especially health insurance coverage) when planning your transition. For example, if it’s a month before your health insurance policy starts, you may have to think about budgeting for COBRA coverage until it does.
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