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Look Beyond Salary to Judge a Job

When you think about how valuable your job is, do you think mostly about the salary, maybe a bonus or some stock compensation? In the tech industry, where my clients work, I find most people do just that. But there's another part of your total compensation that you should pay more attention to: employee benefits.

I have always reviewed my clients' employee benefits. But when I read Sarah Lacy's recent book, , I realized people -- especially women -- need to investigate their employee benefits more closely.

"falling more and more into the hands of states or private corporations. Individual companies are offering some of the best parental benefits anywhere in the world...."

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