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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.

Forecast: Restrained Wage Growth Continues
Restrained wage growth is forecast to continue, with some areas and industries doing better (or worse).

HR Execs Favor Greater Pay Transparency
But even if companies share the reason for a particular worker’s higher salary, it may not quell the dissatisfaction among those earning less.

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.

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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