After months of hard work preparing to bring holiday cheer to a world full of people that have endured a stressful year, Santa's elves have a few wishes of their own. The benefits at the North Pole are pretty good -- unlimited complimentary candy canes, free transportation to the workshop via the Rudolph reindeer ride share program, and a full month off in January to rest up after the busy holiday gift-making season. But like the rest of the world, the North Pole's industrious citizens have realized how important workplace benefits are to their physical and financial health. So this year, they've submitted the following list of employee benefits they hope their jolly boss will bring them for the coming year.


Kristen Beckman is a freelance writer based in Colorado. She previously was a writer and editor for ALM's Retirement Advisor magazine and LifeHealthPro online channel. She also was a reporter for Business Insurance magazine covering workers compensation topics. Kristen graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in journalism.

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