Category Archives: Competitive Pay

Archeology and Compensation

Recently I made an offhand comment to a colleague that I can look at a company’s compensation plans and tell them about their organizational culture and what they really value.  He asked me to explain further, so I offered a few examples.  … Continue reading

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All salary market data is not created equal

As employers begin thawing their salary freezes, there’s a tendency to simply grant across-the-board increases to everyone.  Or worse, anecdotal information or “free” salary market data are used to adjust pay rates.  Beware! Recently, various compensation trend reports indicate 2011 … Continue reading

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