Slideshow Top 10 must-have employee benefits

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  • April 30 2017, 6:57pm EDT

Top 10 must-have employee benefits

With the talent pool as aggressive as it is, employers know that a robust benefits package is essential to recruit and retain the best and brightest workers.

More employees expect employers to keep up with current trends and proactively provide a suite of perks for their changing needs, according to MetLife’s most recent benefit trends study.

Specifically, these following 10 benefits top the needs employees want employers to provide, according to MetLife.

10. Short-term disability insurance

43% of employees say this is a must-have benefit.

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9. Long-term disability insurance

43% of employees say this is a must-have benefit.

8. Vision care insurance

51% of employees say this is a must-have benefit.

7. Life insurance

57% of employees say this is a must-have benefit.

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6. Home insurance

62% of employees say this is a must-have benefit.

5. Dental insurance

68% of employees say this is a must-have benefit.

4. Auto insurance

68% of employees say this is a must-have benefit.

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3. 401(k) (or other retirement plans)

72% of employees say this is a must-have benefit.

2. Prescription drug coverage

72% of employees say this is a must-have benefit.

1. Medical (health) coverage

88% of employees say this is a must-have benefit.