Compensation, What Are Stations Doing?

Media Staffing Network

(By Laurie Kahn) Here’s the question – What are small-market stations doing differently to compensate sellers? Especially after the last year, a top employment desire is secure compensation. We are starting to see a small shift in how radio stations compensate new sellers.

New Survey: Company Mission & Culture Matter More Than Compensation

Glassdoor for Employers

While high salaries and unique perks may have once been the keys to attracting top talent, a new survey from Glassdoor shows that a company’s mission and culture matter most to job seekers. Glassdoor’s Mission & Culture Survey 2019 found that over 77% of adults across four countries (the United States, UK, France, Germany) would consider a company’s culture before applying for a job there, and 79% would consider a company’s mission and purpose before applying.


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Results of our 2019 Recruitment Marketing Job and Salary Survey

Rally Recruitment Marketing

We’ve got the exclusive, initial results of the Rally 2019 Job and Salary Survey for Recruitment Marketing. Our first-of-its-kind survey of more than 400 in-house Recruitment Marketing practitioners has revealed valuable insights about this emerging strategy and exciting career. But we wanted to share 5 initial key findings from our 2019 job and salary survey: 1. Of course there are many variables to compensation, including responsibilities, experience and location.

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What Are The Compensation Questions Your Managers Should Be Able to Answer?

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Engage – Tell them more about the company’s approach to compensation. If you do salary surveys to ensure competitiveness, tell them about that as well as other details that suggest there is a plan, and it’s not inconsistent.

Brand Health Report: Tech Talent Ranks the Most Innovative Companies They'd Love to Work for and Why

Hired surveyed more than 4,000 tech workers to find out which companies rank as their most desirable employers and how other organizations can compete for their attention. Download this report to learn what tech talent values most in a potential employer and how to improve your employer brand.

Salary Survey: Pay for Storage, Networking Skills Rises


Storage and networking skills prompted pay increases for tech pros across the country, with hospitality, Internet, manufacturing, consumer products, and banking seeing the most industry-specific increases, according to the annual salary survey by Dice. Fifty-four percent of those surveyed say they are satisfied with their compensation, up one point from 2015, and 27 percent are more willing to relocate to a new city for a job, up two points from 2015.

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Where to Find the Right Compensation Data for Your Company


As your organization looks ahead to the new year, HR leaders may want to optimize compensation strategies. Online research and internal surveys can give you concrete data from which to build an optimized pay structure. The company has a number of tools and resources for small businesses in the process of building a compensation strategy. Here, salary data comes directly from surveyed employees. Employee surveys.

Understanding the FARM Components of Compensation

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Have you heard of the acronym FARM as it relates to compensation? I first heard this term from a BLR ® webinar run by Paul Dorf, the Managing Director of Compensation Resources, Inc. The point here is that compensation can be used to incentivize employees to focus on specific things. The compensation levers can be used to create focus in specific areas. Of course, like all of these components, compensation isn’t the only factor at play here.

Tips for Developing a Powerful Compensation Philosophy


A compensation philosophy aims to ensure pay is market-competitive and aligned to the business strategy. To support these two factors, there are six components, or goals, of compensation philosophy: Attract top talent from the market. Compensation Philosophy Examples.

Background on Compensation Survey Data


In this clip from the webinar, How To Build A Competitive Pay Structure with Compensation Survey Data, Mark Avery, CEO of MarketPay, gives an overview of survey data and why its used. Looking for more info on compensation management software? Check out our High Impact Compensation System, COMPview™ at [link]. COMPview™ is the leading compensation planning software that simplifies & streamlines complex compensation.

2019 Compensation Best Practices Report

Following a record-year of job growth in 2018, employees now have the tools to research and evaluate employers, and feel empowered to make moves if they don't like what they find. Get the latest trends in compensation, and find out how your organization stacks up.

22 Employee Engagement Survey Questions and Why to Ask Them

Achievers - Recruiting

To address this, organizations should invite regular input from employees in the form of employee engagement surveys. Let’s take a look at why employee engagement surveys are important, how you should conduct them, and what questions you should include. Why use surveys to measure employee engagement? Employee engagement surveys serve several critical purposes. By serving as a channel for honest communication, surveys provide a true measure of your team’s engagement.

Complete Guide to Employee Satisfaction Survey & Measuring


Therefore conducting an employee satisfaction survey and measuring it is important for building a better workplace. The employee Net Promoter question should also be combined with additional surveys to understand what factors contribute to the eNPS scores. These surveys should be based on various parameters like leadership, Culture, ethics, growth, training, communication, rewards, compensations, etc. Employee Satisfaction Surveys.

Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: Compensation and Benefits


An attractive compensation and benefits package is one of the best ways to recruit new hires and retain current staff, but being too generous is obviously a strain on the budget. When putting together a compensation and benefits strategy, you want to find a way to offer pay and perks that are desirable, yet feasible. For many workers, the non-financial or “fringe” benefits are just as important as the monetary compensations. IMHO benefits compensation hr tips

5 Must-Have Components of a Compensation Management System


A solid compensation management system should go beyond just checking the boxes by paying people fairly. By optimizing your approach to compensation, you can go beyond pay and spur continuous improvement across your organization.

New Dice Survey Shows How Candidates Job-Hunt


Yes, tech professionals appreciate ample compensation for their work. And according to Dice’s most recent Candidate Sentiment Survey, they’re getting very proactive about managing their job search: some 90 percent of the visitors to Dice are interested in new opportunities, and 78 percent have completed a job search within the past three months. The post New Dice Survey Shows How Candidates Job-Hunt appeared first on Dice Insights. What does tech talent really want?

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How to Design a Fair & Equitable Compensation Program


In order to develop a compensation program that’s both fair and equitable, employers need to take into account internal factors as well as external market data. Here are the two main components you can use to design a fair, equitable compensation program: Salary Ranges.

Compensation Will Drive Recruiting and Retention in 2020

Recruiting Daily Advisor

In the world of recruiting and retaining top talent, compensation will drive all your efforts this year. According to’s 2020 State of the Candidate Survey report, compensation is a recurring theme among all jobseekers in every aspect of the hiring process and an employee’s tenure; because of this, employers that take an active approach to providing the compensation jobseekers and employees desire will ultimately win the war for talent.

5 Tips for Implementing & Communicating Your Compensation Plan


Designing a compensation program aligned with their business needs and talent management strategy is one of the most powerful methods employers can use to attract and retain talent. Gather & Analyze Survey Data.

Shift Your Perspective on Compensation

Recruiting Daily Advisor

A Willis Watson Towers Survey found that “6 in 10 millennials say they are willing to sacrifice pay for more secure retirement benefits,” and 59% of Millennials would pay a higher amount for a guaranteed retirement benefit. Knowing what is important enables you to offer creative compensation packages. The post Shift Your Perspective on Compensation appeared first on HR Daily Advisor. It’s no secret that recruiting is tough these days.

Diverse Compensation Plans Are a Win-Win for All

Recruiting Daily Advisor

That stake in the business can take the form of profit sharing or even an equity interest, as most Americans want greater diversity beyond just base wages in their compensation plans. There are a number of ways businesses can diversify their compensation plans for employees.

Cautious expectation: Future of tech compensation in a COVID world


As companies create a long-term return to work plan, how will work-from-anywhere affect salaries and companies’ compensation philosophy? Compensation expectations in line with pre-COVID offerings. Compensation Remote Work

Getting Started With Compensation Design


Answering these questions is important to retaining talent, which is why all organizations should be equipped with a compensation design that balances company goals and industry shifts. A well-developed compensation strategy also helps to support the execution of the business strategy while maintaining competitiveness. Yet, designing a compensation strategy that balances internal and external factors requires the consideration of many complex variables.

Western Management Group Compensation Survey Results: Noteworthy Findings on the Gender Pay Gap & More


Although they have conducted compensation surveys since the 1970s, Western Management Group (WMG) has never collected gender data in the U.S. In recent years as the gender gap issue gained prominence, CEO Tim Schwarzer instructed survey directors to ask groups if they would be willing to submit gender data. Their response was a resounding “no,” but in 2017, WMG decided to include gender as a voluntary data element in the Marketing Compensation Survey.

Survey Says: Employee Deal Breakers to Avoid


We surveyed over 500 hiring professionals from across the country of varying ages and income levels to discover what are truly employer deal breakers in the hiring process. Survey respondents said that they would still hire a job seeker even if the candidate… Had visible tattoo ink – 82 percent said yes. Survey respondents said they would not hire an applicant if the candidate… Appears arrogant – 76 percent said no.

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How to structure employee compensation


Pay structures define employee compensation for different jobs or groups of jobs. Here’s our guide on why and how to set up a pay structure: Why you need structured employee compensation. Pay structures (also know as salary structures or compensation structures) help companies offer equitable, competitive salaries and map out employees’ path to growth and higher pay. Competitive compensation packages play an important part in persuading candidates to accept job offers.

Total Compensation Definition: Understanding Compensation Communication


Digging deeper, the survey also found this: 66% of respondents feel that they are not being adequately compensated and do believe that basic pay is something that drives their decision to quit or stay. What is Total Compensation? But there is so much more to the concept of compensation than mere dollars and awards. This is where a Compensation Software emerges as a valuable and effective tool.

Salary Survey: Tech Pay Stagnates, Except for Specialized Skills


There’s a perception that the technology field is the Wild West with outsized compensation and lavish perks. “For those companies who might not be the cool kid on the block, other factors like good benefits, challenging projects and flexible work schedules can be as rewarding as compensation to tech pros.”. Download Dice’s full 2018 Tech Salary Report and get compensation trends by market, skill, industry and more.

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The New Wave of Compensation Surveys: Addressing the Gender Pay Gap


For decades, compensation surveys have been the leading source where employers could go to learn about pay dynamics in the marketplace. Yet, until very recently, surveys have not included gender. Corporate compensation departments have long been told by corporate legal departments that gender data (as well as age and ethnicity data) should not be provided in compensation surveys.

Compensation Benchmarking Software


Compensation plays a major role in the retention and attraction of talent in an organization. There are many tactics enterprises can use to ensure they’re paying fairly and competitively, one of the most effective of which is compensation benchmarking. Here, we take a closer look at the practice, along with compensation benchmarking software, an innovative tool designed to help HR professionals. What is Compensation Benchmarking? How Compensation Software Helps.

How to Design a Fair & Equitable Compensation Program


In order to develop a compensation program that’s both fair and equitable, employers need to take into account internal factors as well as external market data. Here are the two main components you can use to design a fair, equitable compensation program: Salary Ranges. When analyzing market data to use for setting competitive rates, keep in mind that survey data is a guide, not a definitive answer. Blog compensation Compensation Planning Compensation Planning Strategy

What Do Workers Really Want? New Survey Explains

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Aerotek recently released a report presenting the findings of a 2019 survey of more than 1,200 workers across industries and skill sets, revealing how workers prioritize the drivers that influence their workplace satisfaction. Compensation in line with expectations. Survey respondents also prioritized opportunities for advancement as a satisfaction driver while saying that they don’t often experience it. Compensation in Line with Expectations.

Compensation Management Trends to Watch for in 2020


While we are reaching the mid-mark of 2020, let's review how compensation management will play as important a role as ever in attracting and retaining the best talent for your organization. While it’s important to always make compensation decisions that align with your company’s specific needs and strategy, it’s also helpful to analyze the market to understand how your organization pays compared to competitors. Compensation goes far beyond salary alone.

Are Employee Compensation Statements Worthwhile?


Your employees know how much goes into their account on pay day, but do they really understand all of the ways in which they’re being compensated? Some compelling survey findings from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans ( IFEBP ) reveal that they don’t. Luckily, employee compensation statements can solve this challenge. What Are Total Compensation Statements? Why Doesn’t Everyone Offer Compensation Statements?

How to Get Started With Compensation Design


Answering these questions is important to retaining talent, which is why all organizations should be equipped with a compensation design that balances company goals and industry shifts. A well-developed compensation strategy also helps to support the execution of the business strategy while maintaining competitiveness. Yet, designing a compensation strategy that balances internal and external factors requires the consideration of many complex variables.

Randstad US Survey Finds Younger Generations Take More Risks in Salary Negotiations than Older Colleagues

HR Technologist - RB

Compensation Insights survey and Salary Guide provide employers with the tools they need to review compensation offerings. Compensation & BenefitsThe Randstad 2020 U.S.

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Compensation Planning Tips: How to Perform a Salary Survey Analysis to Gauge External Competitiveness


Collecting data from market surveys in a critical step in any compensation planning process, but it’s how you use the data that’s most important. How to Perform a Salary Survey Analysis. After you’ve gathered salary data from at least three to four surveys, you can then begin to design salary ranges. The most effective way to avoid pay gaps and pay competitively is to look at compensation from both an internal and external standpoint.

What Is the Actual Cost of Your Total Compensation Offerings?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Most job candidates and employees think of compensation primarily in salary terms, but how aware are they of the total cost of the compensation package you’re offering? This amounts to about 29% of an employee’s total compensation package. Employers should consider educating their employees on the costs and value of every benefit that makes up their total compensation package. The post What Is the Actual Cost of Your Total Compensation Offerings?

Millennials and Gen Z Are Saving Funds For Retirement, Surveys Betterment For Business

HR Technologist - RB

Betterment for Business survey reports that uncertainty about social security forces Gen Z-ers and Millennials save for their retirement plans. Compensation & Benefits

54% Of Workers Negotiated Pay With Last Job Offer, Surveys Robert Half

HR Technologist - RB

cities in the survey, Miami, Los Angeles, and Phoenix have the most workers who negotiated compensation. Compensation & BenefitsAmong the 28 U.S.