Category: Salary & Benefits


Optimistic Employers Embrace Benefits for Talent Attraction

2017 saw job satisfaction among U.S. employees fall. However, the American workforce might be out of its funk! According to new research, there is strong evidence that both workers and their employers have renewed feelings of workplace optimism and satisfaction. What’s driving these renewed feelings is also the key to attracting top talent: robust benefits.


Separating Extravagant Perks from Those that Yield High ROIs

Many employers think that they need to offer things like table tennis in large and custom-designed breakrooms, organic juice bars, bring-your-dog-to-work days, and free lunch every other day—especially when it comes to hiring younger employees—to retain employees and keep them happy.


Is Your Company Making Drastic Efforts to Compensation Offerings?

While money may not buy you happiness, it may be able to “buy” you employees. If your compensation practices are falling short, you may be losing top talent to the competition, and a new study shows that there is a “radical shift” in how companies are planning their annual compensation packages.


Job-Hoppers Hopping to Find Higher Pay

Employees leave companies for a variety of reasons: dissatisfaction with the work; personality clashes with managers or coworkers; long commutes; poor work/life balance; etc. But according to a new Office Team survey, compensation is still one of the primary reasons employees switch jobs. And, in a tight labor market that favors employees, their ability to do […]


Know What Your Employees Want to Get Them in the Door

Attracting and keeping talented employees is incredibly important and often very difficult. In a post-industrial society, businesses run more and more on people and less and less on nonhuman capital like factories, vehicles, and machinery. At the same time, with historically low unemployment rates, employees have added flexibility to be picky when it comes to […]


Know What Your Competition Is Paying Before You Put an Offer on the Table

Recruiters, hiring managers, and HR professionals rejoice, Robert Half has released its 2019 Salary Guide! Why is this so important, you ask? With salary guides, you’ll be able to see what types of compensation your competition is offering candidates, and with that knowledge in hand, you’ll be better equipped to poach those workers to your […]