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Navigating Minimum Wage Increases [Video]

Posted by Amy Jennings on Mar 21, 2017 11:13:05 AM
Here are a few tips for helping Human Resources Managers deal with minimum wage hikes.
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Topics: compensation

2017 Compensation Surveys Open [Video]

Posted by Amy Jennings on Feb 3, 2017 1:15:46 PM
The 2017 compensation surveys are now open. Here are a few tips to help you save time and have a successful submission.
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Topics: compensation

4 Jobs in Manufacturing and Distribution That Are Hot Right Now

Posted by Amy Jennings on Jan 17, 2017 9:11:44 PM
Let's take a look at four jobs in manufacturing and distribution that are hot right now.
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Topics: compensation, Industry news

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

3 Ways to Retain Top IT Talent

Posted by KC Hall on Sep 15, 2015 7:30:00 AM

Today is National IT Professionals Day. The field continues to evolve and competition can be aggressive. In fact, according to our 2015 BenchmarkPro survey results, hire-on rate for System Administrators is up 11.59%. Also worth noting,  the average flat dollar bonus paid for Business Analysts –IT, Level 1, is up 35.85% from last year. Competitive, indeed!

Employers across most, if not all, industries employ IT professionals.  So, when you have quality IT professionals on your staff, who are helping advance the success of your business, how do you retain them? We sat down with Greg Wolf of Compdata’s Consulting division to tap into his expertise. Here are 3 key considerations for retaining your IT talent:

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Topics: compensation, IT industry

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