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What are Fringe Benefits?

Fringe benefits are something that is often talked about, but some of us may be less certain about what this actually means. A fringe benefit describes any type of compensation that is not part of your wage. These fringe benefits can be what makes the same type of employment at one company appear more attractive than at another company. Most jobs will have at least some type of fringe benefits but there will be a great variation in what is on offer. It is a good idea for job seekers to consider fringe benefits as well as the salary when considering any position. There might be an employment opportunity that doesn’t offer such a great salary, but the fringe benefits that come along with it make it an attractive proposition.

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