Internal Equity Trumps External Competitiveness

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In fact, most experienced compensation professional are able to craft apparently objective survey comparisons to produce any number they want; that is one of the reasons compensation is as much art as science. Internal equity will always get higher priority than external competitiveness.

Pope Protests, but Proportional Pay is Not Required for U.S. Pay Equity

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Note that before Canada finalized its Bill of Rights, they sent analysts to attend American compensation seminars on pay equity. Those are all complications that obstruct pay equity comparisons. .