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85% of Companies Targeted Market Median for Base Pay
While the job market isn't compelling employers to accelerate wage growth, pay for performance continues to thrive.

When Year-End Bonuses Don’t Materialize
How to break the news that employees won’t get their annual increase despite hard work.

Jobs Switchers’ Pay Bump Grows
Job-switching executives saw a pay bump over 15 percent, while HR execs' new pay offers outpaced others.

Wages: Stagnant or Just Shifting?
Despite higher productivity, the share of income flowing to workers has fallen. Here’s why.

Raises More Likely When Employees Negotiate for Them
The higher their annual salary, the more likely that employees will ask for a raise, and the more likely they will received it.

Administration Eyes Employer Pay Practices
An issue that was a priority of the Obama Administration in 2014 is certain to remain one this year: employer compensation practices.

Pay & Benefits Issues in State of the Union Address
The ideas President Obama proposed affect equal pay for men and women, an increase in the federal minimum wage and revised overtime regulations.

Engineering, Computer Science Majors Reap Top Dollars
Engineering majors are projected to be the top-paid undergrads this year; computer science earns top honors among graduate degrees.

Designing Pay Structures for Small Organizations
Putting in place a performance appraisal system integrated with salary structures and variable pay isn't as hard  as you might think.

Workers Want Raises, or They Will Walk
More than one in three workers say they’ll look for a new job if they don’t get a pay raise this year, and about half expect that raise to be 3 percent to 5 percent of their current salary.

 

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The FLSA: Get Ready for Big Changes
Presenter: Tammy McCutchen, Littler Mendelson
Sponsored by WorkForce Software
The Fair Labor Standards Act is expected to undergo a significant revision in 2015, focused on employee classification. Here’s what employers must be prepared to do when new regs are issued.

Compensation and Motivation: Employee Engagement Across Industries
Presenter: Don MacPherson, Modern Survey
Sponsored by Kenexa
Compensation may not always lead to employee engagement, but unfair compensation will certainly result in disengagement.

Rewarding Employees in Turbulent Times
Presenter: Robert Greene, Reward $ystems, Inc.
Sponsored by Kenexa
Design reward strategies that will fit your organization and contribute to short- and long-term success.

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97 Frequently Asked Questions About Compensation: With Answers from SHRM’s Knowledge Advisors
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