Bottom line, my employer cares about me. Obviously, they care because they want me to be productive at work to help them be successful. But, perhaps more importantly, they care about me as a person. 

How do I know? Through their attitude and actions — things they do that help me work better, live better and be successful, both at home and at work. I'd describe my employer as paternalistic, which really comes down to their culture and actions. Things like education, personal development, empowerment and work-life balance. But, it also includes employee benefits.  

Now, it's no secret that benefits play an integral role in an employment experience. But, done right, they contribute to a paternalistic culture. 

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