Posts Tagged Compensation

As talent demands and searches become increasingly global, organizations face growing pressure to deploy talent strategies that can scale for size and efficiency and focus on regional markets, according to recently released research from Deloitte Consulting.

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March 8, 2012

Increasing numbers of U.S. workers say they would be willing to trade some of their pay for more secure and generous retirement benefits, according to a survey by consultancy Towers Watson.

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March 6, 2012

A steady cutback in nonperformance-based pay components 

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February 17, 2012

The problem with trying to change occupations or industries, is that most people don’t have the skill set to support a broad leap in jobs. So they end up willing to do practically anything other than what they are currently doing, and subsequently flounder in their job search.

February 16, 2012
After four years of financial struggles and layoffs at Rosemont Center Inc., annual employee turnover had soared from 41 percent to 72 percent. Our Columbus, Ohio, mental health and social services agency bled with each loss of a dedicated staffer. Board members reluctantly acknowledged the hemorrhaging in terms of quality of service as well as recruitment and training costs. By June 2010, board Chairman James Schmidt decided to take action.
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January 12, 2012

U.S. starting salaries for white collar professionals will increase an average of 3.4 percent in 2012, according to a forecast by staffing firm Robert Half International. Technology positions are projected to see the largest gains among all fields researched, with an anticipated 4.5 percent increase in base compensation. Accounting and finance professionals can expect starting salaries to rise an average of 3.5 percent, according to the research.

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November 4, 2011

Senior finance leaders have long taken special interest in human resources, given that compensation and benefits constitute a large portion of any organization’s expenses. But according to a recent study, American chief financial officers (CFOs) might be ratcheting up their oversight of HR because of the tough economy and concerns about health care reform legislation.

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October 4, 2011

Men in cohort are 36% more likely than Boomers to be out-earned by their spousesDespite being the smallest U.S. generation (46 million), Generation X might be “the most critical generation of all” for employers, according to a study by the nonprofit Center for Work-Life Policy.

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September 28, 2011