Our benefits are the total package.

We take care of our talent and their families by providing a comprehensive benefits package that covers all aspects of their lives.

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Health Insurance with Cigna

We provide the best health coverage in the industry with eligibility even for short-term and part-time roles (eligibility starts at 20 hours/week*) and a choice of three plans for individuals and families (HMO-style, PPO-style, and High-Deductible-style). Our plans do not require referrals to see specialists and provide comprehensive coverage (equivalent to platinum or gold level on the ACA market), including:

  • Specialist doctor visits
  • Labs and diagnostic tests
  • Comprehensive prescription drug coverage
  • Emergency and urgent care visits
  • Hospital stays
  • Surgery
  • Preventive care
  • Maternity care
  • Mental health care
  • Vision insurance
  • and much more

*Talent are eligible for insurance on the first of the month after working four consecutive weeks for an average of 20+ hours/week.

Customizable Employee Health Premiums

Lower the cost of health insurance for talent by contributing an additional, customizable amount to employee health premiums.

Specialty Health Programs (included with Cigna health plans)

Dental Insurance with Cigna

Cigna’s Dental PPO has one of the largest dental networks in the country and also enables you to see out-of-network providers. Preventive care is fully covered with basic restorative care covered at 80% and major care covered at 50%, including orthodontia. Our generous annual maximum of up to $2,500 ensures coverage for the care you and your family might need.

Customizable Employee Dental Premiums

Lower the cost of dental insurance for talent by contributing an additional, customizable amount to employee dental premiums.

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Paid Sick Leave

We go above and beyond state laws to provide all our hourly talent in the United States and Canada with paid sick leave. Go beyond Aquent’s sick leave policy and legal mandates to establish a higher number of paid sick days provided to talent each year.

Paid Time Off

Create a custom PTO program to give talent the downtime they need to perform at their best. PTO days and eligibility are fully flexible.

Paid Holidays

Reward talent by providing Paid Holidays: match your internal holidays, use Aquent’s holiday schedule, or create a custom schedule for contingent talent.

Paid Parental Leave

Enable new parents to take Paid Parental Leave when they have a baby or adopt a child. The length of leave and the percentage of pay provided can be customized.

Additional Leaves

We provide Family Medical Leave and Military Leave as required by law. Talent who are not eligible for Family Medical Leave may qualify for Aquent Leave.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Access a network of services designed to help employees and their families succeed in their personal and professional lives.

Promo Code: Aquent

Thanks to our client relationships, we have negotiated special employee-only pricing for talent and staff on your favorite brands, services, and retailers. Get access to these discounts in MyAquent.

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Retirement Plan + Match with Fidelity Investments (U.S.) / Manulife (Canada)

Help talent save for retirement with a customizable employer match added to our traditional and Roth 401(k) plans in the U.S. and RRSP in Canada. Thanks to fast and easy eligibility, there’s no long waiting period to start saving, and talent are immediately vested in their entire account balance, including the match.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) with WageWorks

Save on taxes for qualified expenses with four flexible spending accounts:

  • Healthcare
  • Dependent Care
  • Parking
  • Transit

Financial Wellness with Fidelity Investments

Get personalized guidance and action plans in areas like budgeting, debt, saving and investing, protecting your financial future, maximizing employee benefits, and more (participation in 401(k) is not required).

Supplemental Insurance Plans with The Hartford

Pay for expenses not covered by health plans due to critical illness, hospitalization, or injuries sustained in a covered accident.

Identity Protection with InfoArmor

Get comprehensive identity, financial, and privacy protection services for individuals and families through InfoArmor’s PrivacyPlus Plan.

Student Loan Repayment

Help talent with student loans for their own or a child’s education by contributing a set amount towards paying back student debt. Contribution amounts and eligibility rules can be customized for each client.

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Online Skills Training with Aquent Gymnasium

Provide access to our online learning platform offering courses in web development, design, user experience, and content creation. Informed by clients’ needs and taught by industry trailblazers, Gymnasium content ranges from full multi-day courses to 5-minute skill-building tutorials.

Team Readiness

Provide access to 400+ additional on-demand courses in business, marketing, technology, and soft skills to help talent sharpen their skills, perform at the highest levels, and advance their careers.

Lifelong Learning Reimbursement

Establish a learning budget for talent to continue their education and build their skills through courses, certificates, seminars, and conferences.

Customized Training Program

Create a custom curriculum to train talent on the skills, applications, and workflows that are unique to your team.

Career Development

Talent can get ongoing career coaching and professional development plans from recruiters who specialize in the marketing and creative space and understand what managers need most.