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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
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The Compensation Best Practices Survey is Open to Participation

The CBPR 2021 survey officially out. We are calling all compensation professionals, HR leaders, business owners and anyone else who manages compensation for their organization. PayScale’s annual Compensation Best Practices Survey is in its 12th year and
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Black Women Deserve Equal Pay

August 13th is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day. The calendar day is reflective of the median earnings of Black women compared to white men according to the U.S. Census and changes each year to show how much longer Black women have to work to...
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How Resolving Pay Inequity with Pay Transparency Restores Trust in HR

This article is part of our series on sessions presented at Compference19. You can learn more about Compference20 here. Highlights from the Compference19 Session: When a Great Culture Doesn’t Cut It Anymore with Katie Webber, Senior HR Manager of Snagajob
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How to Set Compensation for Remote Workers in a Post Covid-19 World

A seismic shift is taking place in the world of work as employers contemplate making remote work opportunities permanent. The next question? How to set pay for remote workers. Fortunately, PayScale has a new research report and strategy guide on this very ques
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What is Pay Compression and How Do You Address It?

What is Pay Compression or wage compression? Pay compression (also referred to as wage compression or salary compression) is when employees who have been in a job for a long time makes less than new hires in the same position. With pay compression, there...
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Unemployment Tops 14.7 Percent in April. What Does it Mean for Compensation?

The unemployment rate for April was just announced today, reaching 14.7 percent as 20.5 million people lost their jobs. Economists have been speculating about the unemployment rate for weeks. When 3.3 million people filed for unemployment at the end of March,
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Compensation Strategies That Work in a Down Economy

If you’re hoping for a magic formula for compensation strategies that work in a down economy, you’re going to be disappointed. This isn’t to say that compensation strategy isn’t important right now. Having a compensation strategy defini
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Insights from PayScale Leadership on How to Navigate Uncertainty in the Workplace

In times of uncertainty, we have to come together as a community. In our webinar last week, PayScale executive leaders, including CEO Scott Torey, CFO James Redfern and CMO Adrianna Burrows, offered insights and answered questions related to workforce planning
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Why Compensation Planning Matters More Than Ever Right Now

The coronavirus pandemic has upended 2020 business plans. With social distancing forcing people to stay home, many businesses have had to shut down. Furloughs and layoffs have rippled across the country, with a record-breaking 6.6 million Americans filing for