Category: Salary & Benefits

2018

Are You Using Benefits Strategically?

The 2017 Strategic Benefits Survey from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) finds that organizations need to move away from thinking about benefits in traditional ways and instead adopt a strategic mindset that considers the impact of benefits on employee recruitment and retention.

Pay

Gender Pay Gap Prevalent in the Hospitality Industry

The 2017 Restaurant Management Salary Survey Report, the third annual report from Gecko Hospitality, the largest hospitality recruiter in the United States, finds the gender pay gap is still widespread, with starting pay and bonuses for men considerably higher than for women.

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Offering Gender-Blind Parental Leave

Instead of differentiating between maternity leave and leave for new fathers, some companies are implementing gender-blind time off for new parents.

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Anticipating Candidate ‘Asks’

A recent Recruiting Daily Advisor article offers tips for negotiating salary with a job candidate. But what happens if a candidate wants something other than a higher starting salary, as a condition for accepting the job?

Internship Compensation Trends

College students taking part in internships are increasingly getting paid for their efforts, according to a report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

Helping to Grow a Workforce

Companies often offer education and training, to further the skills of their employees and attract job candidates. A new initiative by home improvement retailer Lowe’s aims to do this, and more.

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Diversity in the Tech Industry

As America’s information technology industry strives to build a more gender and racially diverse workforce, a new report from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), one of the IT industry’s top trade associations, finds contradictory viewpoints on the current state and future goals for workplace diversity.