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7 Tips for Completing Your Survey Questionnaire

Posted by KC Hall on Jan 25, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Our 2016 survey questionnaires are now available for Banking, BenchmarkPro, Healthcare, Hospitality, Insurance, Colleges, Manufacturing, Not-for-Profit and Utilities.

We are looking forward to partnering with you in 2016, and to help you complete the survey, we've compiled 7 survey tips for you:

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Topics: salary survey, Survey Updates, Tips

Employer-Reported Turnover Rates by Industry

Posted by KC Hall on Jan 14, 2016 8:49:57 AM

With a new year upon us, many are taking a fresh look at key business metrics. One worth a look? Your turnover rate. To help provide some context regarding your organization's turnover rate, the infographic below provides total turnover rates by industry, as reported by employers in 2015. 

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Topics: employee turnover, Banking & Finance, Utilities, Not-for-profit, Hospitality, Turnover, Insurance, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Turnover Rates, distrbution, Higher Education

Insurance: Projected Pay Increase Budgets for 2016

Posted by KC Hall on Dec 15, 2015 2:04:47 PM

In preparation for 2016, we're publishing 2016 projected pay increase budgets for the industries we survey. 

Today, we're sharing 2016 pay increase budget projections for the Insurance industry.

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Topics: compensation, salary survey, pay increase, Insurance, projected pay increase budget

Hospitality: Projected Pay Increase Budgets for 2016

Posted by KC Hall on Dec 11, 2015 4:54:14 PM

Our series on 2016 projected pay increase budgets continues. We've already published 2016 projected pay increases for:

 

Today, we're sharing those 2016 pay increase budget projections for the Hospitality industry, and, next week, we'll release 2016 projected pay increase budgets for Insurance, Not-for-Profit and Colleges. We'll also share cross-industry numbers and trends. 

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Topics: compensation, Hospitality, salary survey, pay increase, projected pay increase budget

Healthcare: Projected Pay Increase Budgets for 2016

Posted by KC Hall on Dec 10, 2015 1:59:14 PM

With only about 3 weeks left until the new year, many organizations are gingerly balancing year-end closeouts with 2016 planning and budgets. Even if your fiscal year doesn't line-up with the calendar year, we have some information that may be helpful as 2016 approaches: projected pay increase budgets. We've been sharing this information for several industries, and, today, we give you projected 2016 pay increase budgets for the healthcare industry:

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Topics: compensation, salary survey, pay increase, Healthcare, projected pay increase budget

Utilities: Projected Pay Increase Budgets for 2016

Posted by KC Hall on Dec 9, 2015 3:19:18 PM

We're in the process of releasing projected 2016 pay increase budgets for several industries. Up today? Utilities! Here is what utility employers are projecting for pay increase budgets in 2016:

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Topics: compensation, Utilities, salary survey, pay increase, Utility, projected pay increase budget

Manufacturing & Distribution: Projected Pay Increase Budgets for 2016

Posted by KC Hall on Dec 3, 2015 9:57:13 AM

With 2016 knocking on our door (already?!), pay increase budgets are a hot topic. Employers know that keeping budgets in-line with an industry average, or above it, can be key to retaining top talent. That's why, over the next several days, we'll be releasing projected 2016 pay increase budgets for several industries. When it comes to the manufacturing and distribution, here is what employers are projecting for pay increase budgets in 2016:

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Topics: compensation, salary survey, pay increase, Manufacturing & Distribution, Manufacturing, distrbution, projected pay increase budget

Banking & Finance: Projected Pay Increase Budgets for 2016

Posted by KC Hall on Dec 2, 2015 10:52:41 AM

Pay increase budgets are always a hot topic. Employers want to know what their peers and competitors are planning. Keeping budgets in-line with the industry average, or above it, can be key to retaining top talent. When it comes to the Banking & Finance industry, here is what employers are projecting for pay increase budgets in 2016:

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Topics: Banking & Finance, compensation, salary survey, pay increase, projected pay increase budget

How Manufacturing Employers Are Getting Lean

Posted by KC Hall on Oct 12, 2015 10:14:34 AM

In 2015, manufacturing and distribution employers continue to utilize lean manufacturing components and programs. In fact, usage of programs is increasing, according to the 2015 Compensation Data Manufacturing & Distribution survey results. Of the six lean manufacturing programs surveyed, all six saw an increase in usage over what was reported by employers in 2014.  With 71.3 percent of employers reporting use of 5S, the program is the lean manufacturing program of choice. The program options surveyed and their reported utilization are:
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Topics: Lean Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Distribution, Manufacturing

2015 Total Turnover Rates by Region

Posted by KC Hall on Oct 9, 2015 2:57:33 PM

The average total turnover rate reported across industries by employers in 2015 is relatively flat at 16.4 percent, according to Compdata Surveys’ national survey, BenchmarkPro, surveying 28,000 organizations. In 2014, total turnover rate was reported at 15.7 percent. When it comes to the 48-continental United States, here is the 2015 turnover rate by region:

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Topics: employee turnover, News, Turnover, BenchmarkPro, Turnover Rates

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