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Survey Findings 


NEW CRANET/SHRM/CIHRS Human Resource Management Policies and Practices in the United States

The Cranet 2014/15 report on Human Resource Management Policies and Practices in the United States was produced in collaboration with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Center for International Human Resource Studies (CIHRS) at the Pennsylvania State University. Using data collected in 2004, 2009 and 2014/15, the report provides information on trends in HRM policies and practices in the United States.

NEW SHRM/Ascendo Resources: The Importance of Social Media for Recruiters and Job Seekers

In the past year, nearly two-thirds of organizations (65%) had hired new employees who were sourced through social media sites.

NEW HR Jobs Pulse Survey Report

These findings examine hiring trends in the HR profession, as well as HR professionals' faith in their own job security and ability to find work elsewhere.

NEW 2015 Employee Benefits

The 2015 Employee Benefits research report provides comprehensive information about the types of benefits U.S. employers offer to their employees.

NEW SHRM/Globoforce Employee Recognition Programs2015

Eighty percent of organizations indicated they have an employee recognition program, and more than one-half (58%) have a program that is tied to their organization's values.

NEW  2015 Job Satisfaction and Engagement Report: Optimizing Organizational Culture for Success

SHRM's 2015 Job Satisfaction and Engagement Survey examines 43 aspects of job satisfaction and 37 factors directly related to employee engagement.

The Hiring of 2015 College Graduates

This research collected comprehensive infomation on the prevalence of organizations hiring 2015 college graduates with undergraduate and graduate degrees.

2014 Strategic Benefits Series

This research study provides information on the strategic use of benefits, including wellness initiatives, flexible work arrangements, health care, leveraging benefits to recruit and retain employees, and communicating benefits.

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The Aging Workforce Research Initiative​

SHRM and the SHRM Foundation have launched an initiative recognizing the value of older workers and identifying -- through original research -- the best practices for employing an aging workforce. This three-year initiative is generously underwritten by a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.



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