United States Compensation Planning Survey Key Findings

Review the key findings from our 2019/2020 US Compensation Planning Survey to help you understand the key trends as you head into salary budget planning season.


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Give your company a competitive edge with right data and insights that will help you attract, retain and engage the key talent in your organization. Our annual compensation trends webcasts in Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa and Latin America, will give you the most up-to-date information on salary increase, staff turnover and retrenchment trends.




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Are you ready for the new reality of pay transparency?

In a world where employees increasingly know what salaries they can expect to earn at another company and candidates are entitled by law to know the pay range for a job as they go through the recruitment process, the question facing business leaders and human resources executives is: What story does your company want to tell employees, candidates and customers about how you pay?


Is the gig economy the answer for older workers?

The economic pressure to work well beyond the traditional retirement age is aggravated by two complementary societal trends: increasing income inequality and a substantial weakening of pension plans that deliver adequate, predictable post-retirement income. Both of these trends are leaving many older workers without the financial resources to retire from work completely. How Large a Part of the Economy is Gig Work?





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As you make plans for 2020 and review your compensation levels against the external market, access to one of the largest, most comprehensive compensation and benefits databases in the world is a must. Wherever you have operations, get your hands on the most reliable, up-to-date information on market pay rates and benefits prevalence to ensure that your reward packages remain cost-effective and competitive in the marketplace.


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Industry data to help make your job easier. Whether you need compensation data to benchmark your organization against others, policy guidance materials for management clarity, or decision support tools.
General industry solutions are designed to address the challenges common to all organizations, like new graduate pay, compensation data by job function, and employee turnover.


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