2014 – the Great
Balancing Act
The 2014 Compensation Best Practices Report

Each year, PayScale surveys thousands of HR and business
leaders to learn about the workforce and compensation trends
they've experienced in the previous year, and to see how those
trends have informed their plans going forward.


Throughout 2014 we’ve seen the economy rebounding and the talent market heating up. Not surprisingly, concerns about retention are also rising.

Here is what’s happening in October 2014:
82% are more concerned about retention now than they were in the beginning of the year (when 60% said it was a major concern)
87% of respondents said getting comp right is linked to optimal employee engagement
50% think talent markets have become more volatile through the year
Most agree that modern technology solutions can improve retention

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