One factor boosting employees' confidence level is the growth in many employees' 401(k) account balances, according to the study.Read More
The average starting salary for those with bachelor’s degrees in the class of 2011 was $41,701, up 2.3 percent from the class of 2010, according to the winter 2012 Salary Survey report published by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.Read More
Average base-salary increases will be in the 3 percent range in 2012, like in 2011, analysts say.Read More
Employers are burying their heads in the sand on job security and work stress—at their own peril.Read More
Employees in these highly credentialed fields will see an average 3.5 percent pay hike next year, according to staffing firm Robert Half. ‘There is a drought of highly skilled people,' says a recruiter.Read More
Graduates earning business degrees saw their overall average salary rise 4.6 percent in 2011 to $48,805 from the September 2010 average of $46,672.Read More
At No. 1 is C.J. Duvall, executive vice president of human resources at Alltel Corp., who earned $9.579 million in total compensation in 2007.Read More
Training/staff development has not been a major focus. Now some employees have asked us to help them increase their base pay (merits or COLA are not guaranteed) by preparing for better jobs within our organization. However, our budget is limited and we don't really have that many internal promotions. What other ways might we develop these people--knowing full well it might prepare them for jobs outside our organization?