It seems that compensation isn't the only area in which women come out the underdogs; there's a benefits gap as well.

Not only are men more likely to use employee benefits, but according to benefits technology provider Businessolver, male employees are more likely than women to be satisfied with the benefits their employer provides.

As a result, there's likely to be some dissatisfaction among female workers during companies' annual benefits enrollment—something that HR personnel need to be aware of and deal with, so that the needs of the entire workforce are met.

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