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A ‘Working’ Mother’s Love

"I had to work and it took our precise time, but it was all for you, precious child of mine." Linda Nyland's book 'This Job’s Not For You' is a poignant account of gender inequity and redemption dedicated to her daughter — for this Mother's Day and always
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Let’s talk about fair pay

Pay conversations are a vital driving force in creating fair pay for everyone, however, both employee and employer still struggle to have these conversations confidently. Organizations need data and technology to take the steps needed to establish effective pa
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How organizations are shifting to sustainable pay equity programs

Companies are now proactively monitoring more sustainable compensation practices to guard against racial and gender pay gaps.
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The gender pay gap is real and employers have the power to do something about it

The gender pay gap is real. Of course, it is. Multiple independent organizations and institutions report on the gender pay gap using different data sets and methodologies. And they all come to the same conclusion: women earn less than men.
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Break the Bias: Celebrating International Women’s Day by examining what drives pay gaps

For the International Women’s Day’s theme of #BreakTheBias, we examine the gender pay gap using data from Payscale’s upcoming Gender Pay Gap Report alongside legislation aimed at reducing pay gaps.
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What Employers Need to Know About the Evolving Trend of Pay Transparency Legislation

The start of a new year brings many things, such as new year’s resolutions, job changes, and for many states…new laws. The start of 2022 has focused heavily on Pay Transparency Legislation, with the United States’ largest city requiring employers to
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Honor Black History Month, Prioritize Pay Equity

For Black History Month, we spotlight the inequity, or unequal access of opportunities, that impact Black professionals. The pay gap between African American or Black professionals and white workers has only slightly narrowed over the years, despite resounding
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According to CBPR, 2022 Pay Increases Likely Won’t Be Enough to Stem Turnover

Payscale’s annual Compensation Best Practices Report is now available for download and the insights are informative and important, especially given the challenges of the current labor market and the urgency with which organizations are approaching 2022 pay i
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Pay increases are a top concern for 2022 to attract and retain talent

Do you know what your employees really want for the holidays? Pay increases that reflect changes in the job market and economy. As the end of the year approaches, compensation planning for pay increases is always top of mind for employers — but especially
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Payscale’s 2022 Compensation Best Practices Survey is now open for participation

The largest survey dedication to compensation best practices (CBPR) is now open for participation through the end of December. This survey is appropriate for anyone who manages compensation...
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The Gender Pay Gap is Real. To Close It, Pay Equity Needs to Be a Continuous Practice

This post on “The Gender Pay Gap is Real” also appears as an article on LinkedIn by the same author. It is cross-posted to the Payscale blog. The opinions in this post belong to the author. If you didn’t know, Wednesday, March 24, 2021...
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PayScale Releases 2021 Compensation Best Practices Report

PayScale is thrilled to announce the launch of our 2021 Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR), the largest survey in North America to focus specifically on compensation and total rewards. PayScale has been releasing CBPR every year for 12 years now, but 20