PayScale Gender Report Reveals Female Software Engineers Get Paid 12% Less

Compensation Today

The PayScale Women at Work survey indicates that less than 5 percent of all software architects are women. Hiring women software engineers provides the diversity and innovation that only the female perspective brings. Get a PayScale demo now! How can companies encourage hiring more female engineers and close the gender wage gap for good? Tess C. Taylor, PHR, The HR Writer Every employer says they want more female engineers, but the numbers tell a different story.

How HR can help leaders prepare for the ‘unimaginable’


When Shelly Holt became PayScale’s chief people officer in mid-April, she not only had ample HR experience, but she also had personal experience that helped her jump right into a new organization during the new normal brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. “I Shelly Holt.


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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Where Do We Start?

Astron Solutions

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are topics we cannot ignore. We need to also consider how each person adds to the overall diversity of approaches and experiences that will help guide the team through growth and challenges.”.

7 Steps to Implement a Diversity and Inclusion Strategy


Top companies are talking about Diversity & Inclusion in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement. But how do you implement a diversity and inclusion strategy? Developing an effective strategy for managing diversity starts with a conversation and is followed by action.

‘Managing’ Diversity for Your Organization: Inclusion, Employee Relations and More

Compensation Today

This is an excerpt from our recent ebook collaboration with BambooHR entitled How to Turn Diversity Into a Major Asset for Your Organization. When we talk about managing diversity, the reason we use the term “managing” is because it’s an active term — and diversity requires action. Diversity Versus Inclusion. As diversity and inclusion expert Verna Myers says, “Diversity is being invited to the party; inclusion is being asked to dance.”

Diversity Considerations in Compensation: Part 2 – Workplace Currency, Manager Favoritism

Compensation Today

This is an excerpt from our recent ebook collaboration with BambooHR entitled How to Turn Diversity Into a Major Asset for Your Organization. In our first diversity and compensation post , we covered how to identify and resolve inequities within your current compensation practices, as well as the pros and cons of a self-audit. Interested in a further deep-dive on diversity? Compensation Plans bias compensation planning diversity favoritism

Let’s Be Honest About Diversity: Age Matters Too


The conversation about diversity is finally opening up. But there’s a gaping oversight in the conversation that’s too often ignored: In the push to improve diversity, we have to recognize that age matters, too. In a post called “ Why Diversity is Difficult ,” he talked about Twitter’s efforts to be at its diverse best—only to turn around and oversimplify the situation or forget about it altogether in the course of getting things done. “In

Diversity Considerations in Compensation: Part 1

Compensation Today

This is an excerpt from our recent ebook collaboration with BambooHR entitled How to Turn Diversity Into a Major Asset for Your Organization. The big connection between diversity and compensation is fair pay. At PayScale, we have clients who evaluate their comp plan quarterly; do whatever works best for you. And if you’re looking at market data, particularly data for any hot jobs you have, you’ll get into employee pay, which is extra relevant to our topic of diversity.

The Millennial Who Brought Her Cat to an Interview, and other #Compference16 Insights

Compensation Today

We are fresh off our first-ever PayScale User Compference, and it was an absolute blast. I always love when I get the chance to slink out from behind my computer and talk to our customers face to face, because it reminds me of one thing: PayScale has indisputably the best customers in the world. In his keynote, PayScale CEO Mike Metzger talked about compensation as a strategic lever within organizations. The PayScale session “What to Do About Reviews?”

Let’s Be Honest About Diversity: Age Matters Too


The conversation about diversity is finally opening up. But there’s a gaping oversight in the conversation that’s too often ignored: In the push to improve diversity, we have to recognize that age matters, too. In a post called “ Why Diversity is Difficult ,” he talked about Twitter’s efforts to be at its diverse best—only to turn around and oversimplify the situation or forget about it altogether in the course of getting things done. “In

A Data Person’s Take on Compference16

Compensation Today

Here we had a diverse group of people ready to speak and learn all about compensation at PayScale’s premier user conference. Ruchika Tulshyan, Author of “The Diversity Advantage: Fixing Gender Inequality in the Workplace,” participated in the gender equity panel at Compference and spoke about the difference between mentorship and sponsorship. Current Events PayScale compference compference 2016 compference16 data millennials

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Why Referrals Might Be Hurting Your Diversity Efforts (and What You Can Do to Change That)

Linkedin Talent Blog

But, while they can help you build your pipeline with candidates who come pre-vetted, they may be damaging to your company’s diversity efforts. A recent report from PayScale shows that job referrals can bring more engaged employees into your company, but tend to benefit white men a lot more than women or people of color. Referrals by the numbers: A closer look at Payscale’s findings. How companies are increasing diverse referrals. Diversity

Referral Programs Work Best If You Stay Alert to Their Downside

TLNT: The Business of HR

This may seem anomalous, but PayScale’s research shows that our team is representative of the overall labor market since over a third of all workers received some kind of referral for their current job. Diversity Employee Referrals Referrals Strategic HR Workforce FeaturedFrom my desk I can see the impact that employee referrals have on hiring: Four members of our 12-person team received some kind of referral for their position.

Equal Pay Movement Gaining Momentum in U.S.


According to a survey by PayScale, women in Vermont earn 87 cents for every dollar earned by men. PayScale found that nationally, women earn 79 cents for every dollar earned by men.

Equality, Diversity, and the Gender Pay Gap in Tech: 5 Suggestions to Help You Pay Fairly

Compensation Today

By Sonnet Lauberth, PayScale Compensation Professional, As a Compensation Professional, I work with a variety of companies in the technology industry. Suggestion #1: Don’t fear diversity! The truth is that the workforce is becoming larger and more diverse every year, so ignoring diversity isn’t really an option anymore. In fact, ignoring diversity is actually doing companies more harm than good. Make diversity and inclusion a priority at your organization.

In the Right Direction

HRO Today

PayScale leveraged pay data from 1.8 For this reason, PayScale also calculates a “controlled” pay gap figure that accounts for measurable characteristics such as job, level, education, skills, management responsibilities, location, and other compensable factors. PayScale’s research examines men and women’s career progressions in three career stages: Early stage: people who are under 30; Mid-career: people between 30 and 44; and. Katie Bardaro is chief economist for PayScale.

5 Tips for Recruiting More Women in Leadership Roles


Set diversity goals for women in leadership roles. One way to recruit more women in leadership roles is to set a company-wide diversity goal. Employee referrals can be a powerful tool, but setting externally focused diversity goals can be too. Diversity and Inclusion

Develop Your Pay Equity Action Plan

Compensation Today

But this year’s Equal Pay Day was made “happier” by PayScale’s Don’t Call It a Pay Gap event , which gathered professionals from Seattle in our PayScale headquarters, and was broadcast live on Facebook. At PayScale, we have worked with companies who struggle to pay right. PayScale’s own CEO, Mike Metzger, kicked it off saying, “equal pay for equal work isn’t the full story. Next, reflect your customer diversity. Happy Equal Pay Day? Typically not.

How to approach pay differences for employees doing remote work

Business Management Daily

It may also allow you to hire more diverse candidates, who may not otherwise be in your local applicant pool. When establishing salaries for remote staff, you basically have three options, says PayScale: Base pay on employer location.

The Single Biggest Step to Pay Equity? Stop Asking About Salary History

Linkedin Talent Blog

Which also suggests that teams that stop looking at salary history may more successfully recruit diverse candidates. For starters, candidates are increasingly turning to aggregated salary information on tools like LinkedIn Salary or PayScale. Pay equity is hard to achieve.

To Hire More Women — Make This One Simple Change

Linkedin Talent Blog

A study a year ago by PayScale , revealed that while white men make up just 34% of the U.S. Which means you have an ideal opportunity to underscore your commitment to diversity by making sure that it’s captured in the photos and stories you share on your Company Page and career site. DiversityToday is International Women’s Day, the perfect day to commit to hiring more women and building a gender-balanced workforce. Of course, every other day would be perfect too.

New Required Reporting Proposed to Close Gender Pay Gap

Compensation Today

Mykkah Herner, MA, CCP, Modern Compensation Evangelist, PayScale On Friday, President Obama announced a proposal submitted by the EEOC that would require employers with 100+ employees to report, not just employee demographic data, but also pay data. PayScale will be hosting a webinar on February 11 th that digs into the California Fair Pay Act. For a couple years now, a number of s ilicon valley tech companies have been reporting their pay diversity data.

Modern Comp Practices for Traditional Companies

Compensation Today

By Kari Van Hoof, CCP, PayScale Compensation Professional At PayScale, we strive to help all kinds of organizations embrace modern compensation practices to engage their workforce and drive results. Last year, PayScale surveyed 71,000 employees and found that satisfaction is very closely linked to employer transparency about their pay practices. For example, highlight the diversity of your company’s leaders.

Appreciation Rises to the Top for Employee Satisfaction


A new study from PayScale that surveyed over 500,000 employees showed that appreciation was by far the most important factor influencing employee satisfaction. If you’re a team-lead, take it upon yourself to celebrate the diversity of thought within your group, and to continuously praise individual contributions every member of your team brings to the table. Creating happy and productive employees requires your kudos.

Want a Better Culture? Set Compensation Strategy Accordingly

Compensation Today

With five generations in the workforce , we’re seeing more diverse needs and motivators across employee populations. At PayScale, we think the way you pay says a lot about you as an organization. In PayScale’s 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR), we found that 57 percent of organizations agree that compensation is becoming more important to their executives. Organizational culture matters more now than ever.

Study Reveals Biases in Pay Decisions


In Payscale’s latest “ Raise Anatomy ” report which surveyed workers to understand their history of asking for raises , we found that employees of color who ask for a raise are less likely to receive it as compared to their white male employees. The Findings Payscale surveyed over 160,060 workers to find out who asked for a raise, who received it, and why others chose not to ask at all. Compensation is only one piece of diversity and inclusion.

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Does Your Company Proactively Address Gender Inequity?

Compensation Today

In fact, data collected for PayScale’s report, Inside the Gender Pay Gap , showed that men were more likely than women to leave their jobs because they felt their employers weren’t striving for fairness. Data collected for PayScale’s Compensation Best Practices Report show that employers and employees have different perceptions of how equitable their pay is. PayScale’s research shows that the gender pay gap is really an opportunity gap.

It’s not a skills gap, it’s a skills challenge

Compensation Today

Arguments FOR the existence of the skills gap Regardless of company size, 51 percent of respondents to PayScale’s 2015 Compensation Best Practices Report agreed with the statement, “There is a lack of qualified applicants for our open job positions.” In fact, according to PayScale's Real Wage Index , real U.S. Download PayScale’s 2015 Compensation Best Practices Report TODAY for more compensation and industry trends info

5 Proven Tactics Every Company Can Use to Get More Women in the C-suite

Linkedin Talent Blog

Facebook and Slack have also used modified Rooney Rules to improve their diversity. companies to determine which diversity efforts paid off. But a report from PayScale earlier this year shows that job referrals tend to benefit white men more than women or people of color. Swartz adds: “We ought to be investing in these women, providing them with the right training and retooling to cultivate a rare and coveted diversity at the highest levels of leadership.”. Diversity

Remote Work Best Practices with Becca from Help Scout

Select Software Reviews

As you’ll see below with their hiring tools, Help Scout has a huge focus on creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. To hold themselves accountable, and to attract the right people, they publish their diversity stats. Payscale helps them understand what compensation should be.

How to Select the Best Salary Data Sources for Your Organization

Compensation Today

According to PayScale’s 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report , 25 percent of organizations have completed a full market study in the past six months. Ease of use: Will the data be used by a diverse set of stakeholders or exclusively by compensation experts? According to PayScale data, 25 percent of organizations have completed a full market study in the past six months.

How 13 organizations climbed the best employers lists


Apple’s Fortune 500 profile also includes information on how Apple is creating a more diverse and inclusive workforce. Fortune also recently released an inside look at Google’s diversity efforts. Business Insider with Payscale – The 50 Best Companies to work for in America 2016 Business Insider publishes the 50 Best Companies to Work for in America annually in partnership with PayScale—a remuneration information company.

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Top 10 Things to Remember When Tracking Your HR Metrics

Analytics Training

You should track this metric to uncover the seeping in of any office politics, management concerns, personal problems of employees, payscale issues, wage gaps, gender inequality and even commitment levels of employees to their jobs and organization.

Most Important Developments for 1/29


banks publicly committed to mandating a diverse slate of applicants when hiring employees, part of a push to diversify an industry whose top ranks remain largely white and male. According to PayScale, women make 81 cents for every dollar earned by men.

5 Stats That Reveal A Persistent Challenge for Recruiters in Finance


The 2019 Recruiting Automation Trends Report has unveiled this year’s most important trends in recruiting, from the ways in which organizations leverage recruiting automation to the most successful strategies for bolstering diversity and mitigating unconscious bias in hiring. A deep dive into responses from recruiters in the financial services reveals a significant challenge with diversity in hiring.