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SXSW Session: Pay Transparency – Boom or Bust?

Payscale's panel at SXSW will cover the pros and cons of total pay transparency, best practices for bridging the gap between employee desires and company goals, and the broader impact of pay transparency on closing gender and racial pay gaps.

Payscale’s 2024 Compensation Best Practices Survey is Open for Participation!

Payscale’s annual Compensation Best Practices Repot (CBPR) is the largest research report dedicated to compensation management best practices and trends. The 2024 survey is now open for participation.

Pride & pay: advocating for fairness & inclusivity for LGBTQ+ employees in 2023

Pride Month serves as a reminder of the immense progress made and the milestones achieved while also highlighting areas where improvement is still needed. By recognizing the intersection between Pride Month and fair pay, we can foster a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by LGBTQ+ individuals in the workforce, and work...

Pay transparency increases retention by 30 percent or more, according to new research

Recently released research from Payscale finds that pay transparency is correlated with decreased likelihood that employees will seek a new job. These results should be a relief to organizations grappling with the potential consequences of pay transparency. However, there are some caveats.

The top insights from Payscale’s 2023 Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR)

Every part of this year’s Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR) is fascinating, but to get you excited about digging into it, we have included some of the top findings here for you to digest. Here are some of the big themes for 2023.

Pareto analysis explained: How to use the 80/20 rule

The Pareto analysis is a tool to identify and target top-priority problems in businesses & organizations. Discover how to boost efficiency with the 80/20 rule!

Stipend pay: What is it, types, and how does it work

A stipend is a fixed amount paid by companies and organizations to cover specific expenses. Discover how stipends can benefit professionals and company culture.

Shift differential pay: What is it and how to calculate it

Shift differential is extra compensation for employees who work less desirable shifts. Learn how to use shift differential pay to increase business productivity.

The gender pay gap is real and meaningful, and it’s starting to close in 2023 — but there is still work to be done

Not everyone understands gender pay gap research, why it is meaningful, or what should be done about it. Every year, we get questions about gender pay gap research, such as whether the gender pay gap is real or made up to suit a political purpose. So, let's talk about it.

Why we need to #EmbraceEquity this International Women’s Day (IWD)

#EmbraceEquity is the theme for this year’s International Women’s Day. Here at Payscale, we’re thinking about this year’s theme in terms of work -- how can we embrace equity across talent practices?

EU commission agrees on pay transparency rules

While Europe and the UK have required gender pay gap reporting for quite some time, there have not been any rules forcing employers to be quite as forthcoming as the pay transparency laws in the U.S. do.

5 Key Steps Towards Sustainable Pay Equity

Pay equity matters more than ever and must be managed continuously. Gone are the days where pay equity was an annual project to measure pay gaps between employees.