White House Announces PayScale Commitment to Largest-Ever Non-Compete Data Collection

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PayScale is thrilled to announce that we are launching a data collection effort, encouraged by the White House Council of Economic Advisers, in an effort to gain more understanding around the prevalence and impact of non-compete agreements in the U.S.

PayScale’s Annual Top Tech Employers Comparison Is Here!

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Each year, PayScale runs the numbers on the nation’s top tech employers to shed light on what the employee experience (and pay) is like at some of the hottest companies in the country. PayScale's latest report reveals comp strategy, job stress at America's top tech employers.

PayScale Index: U.S. Wages Grow for 8th Consecutive Quarter

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grew for the eighth consecutive quarter, according to the newly updated PayScale Index. Wages continue to experience modest growth with variability across industries, job families and metro areas,” said Katie Bardaro, Vice President of Data Analytics and Lead Economist at PayScale.

PayScale Index shows wilting wages for STEM jobs

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According to the new PayScale Index , wages for previously hot performing STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) jobs grew just 1.0% After incredible growth, the industry is kind of taking a breather this quarter,” said Tim Low, PayScale Vice President of Marketing.

PayScale’s 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report Is Here

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Today we release the eighth annual installment of PayScale’s Compensation Best Practices Report. Results from PayScale’s 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report support this disconnect: 44 percent of employers believe their employees are paid fairly, but only 20 percent of employees agree.

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

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The PayScale Women at Work survey indicates that less than 5 percent of all software architects are women. Get a PayScale demo now! How can companies encourage hiring more female engineers and close the gender wage gap for good? Tess C.

PayScale Gender Wage Study Extracts Unexpected Industry Disparity

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Indeed, despite all the buzz around sexism in Silicon valley, new PayScale research shows that it is actually the Oil & Gas industry where the largest gender wage gap exists. PayScale study shows the largest #gender #wage gap is in the #oil and #gas industry!

PayScale Tools for Today's Comp Pro! Compensation Glossary: Part 1 of 4

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Jenni Marquez, CCP, PayScale Compensation Professional Even the most seasoned HR professional might take a big gulp if approached by their CEO to take charge of anything comp. PayScale has you covered in our new, 4-part Comp Glossary.

Secrets From a PayScale Insider: How to Get the Most Out of #Compference17

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Hearing that PayScale’s Crew will streamline your increase cycle is intriguing, but seeing it in practice? This is a rare opportunity to see what’s in development; plus, PayScale product experts will be on hand to answer all your questions. Innovation in PayScale Data”. On Wednesday, October 4th at 10:55 am, find out why PayScale data is so different — and how it can transform your compensation strategy.

PayScale Index: Wage Growth Slows in Q1

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percent annually in the first quarter of 2017, according to the newly updated PayScale Index , but slowed from Q4 2016. The labor market is in transition from the post-election bump in Q4,” said Katie Bardaro, VP of Data Analytics and Lead Economist at PayScale. PayScale Index.

Canadian Edition of PayScale’s 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report Has Arrived!

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Many surveyed companies have aspirations of increasing transparency about compensation: Twenty-nine percent said they hope to be at Level 3 on PayScale’s Transparency Spectrum next year, and 22 percent hope to be at Level 4.

Tune In: PayScale Senior Vice President of Marketing Tim Low to Discuss “The Pay Business is the People Business”

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PayScale Senior Vice President of Marketing Tim Low will be chatting with Meghan M. Biro , CEO of Talent Culture about PayScale’s new thought leadership framework “The Modern Compensation Manifesto: Why The Pay Business is the People Business.”

Employers Should Stop Asking for Salary History, But Not for the Reason You Think


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Fresh News! The PayScale Content Center has been revamped.

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Jade Makana, Director of Content Marketing, B2B Hi readers, You may have noticed something a little different the last time you visited the content section of the PayScale website. Did you know that PayScale has a whole content section dedicated to videos and tools?

Culture and Compensation

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PayScale has produced its 8 th annual in-depth report on compensation best practices: Comp is Culture. China Gorman Compensation Culture Data Point Tuesday Employee Experience Employee Satisfaction HR HR Data PayScale Performance Management Cuture

Compensation Can Be FUN!

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As a longtime PayScale user and evangelist, I was beyond excited when the team asked me to present at Compference. Just as PayScale makes compensation accessible for the non-compensation practitioner, the panel discussions had something for all levels of expertise.

Good News—HR Wages Are on the Rise!

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In recent releases of the PayScale Index , we’ve noticed some continuous trends. The PayScale Index has not been adjusted for inflation and is based on actual wages. In the Q2 2016 PayScale release , we see that HR jobs have a year over year percentage change increase in pay of 2%!

It's Here! PayScale's Newest Infographic Reveals the Truth about Employee Engagement

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PayScale From sticks and carrots, to gift cards, to extravagant perks and unlimited PTO—the face of employee engagement is ever-changing. PayScale surveyed more than 71,000 employees to study the relationship between pay and employee engagement.

Want to upgrade compensation best practices? Then Take Our Survey!  

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PayScale invited more than 250,000 professionals and business executives to participate in our 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR) survey. PayScale CBPR 2017 compensation Compensation best practices future of comp

New grads don’t have skills needed for today’s work world, report says

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But a recent study from PayScale and Future Workplace digs a little deeper into what specific skills recent grads are lacking. ‘Skills gap’ meets ‘perception gap’ ‘”We hear all the time about the ‘skills gap,’ the gap between the skills needed to succeed in the professional world and the skills with which young professionals leave college,” Payscale VP Katie Bardaro said in a press release.

SHRM Highlights and Breakthroughs

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HR Management 2016 SHRM Breakthrough development hr human resources innovation leadership payscaleIt’s been a week since 2016 SHRM has concluded in Washington, D.C.

How do we put a price on what our employees do at work?

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We partnered with PayScale , a cloud-based compensation software, to help HPM first devise a compensation philosophy and then access current market data to assign fair and objective pay to HPM’s jobs. Payscale helps us do that.”.

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

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We are fresh off our first-ever PayScale User Compference, and it was an absolute blast. In his keynote, PayScale CEO Mike Metzger talked about compensation as a strategic lever within organizations. The PayScale session “What to Do About Reviews?”

Breaking Out Of The 'Best Practices' Ant Farm

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Payscale's 2016 Best Practices Survey welcomes readers to a magical place called Comptopia: I n 2016, cast your compensation cares away and escape to an idyllic island known as Comptopia. Compensation Philosophy Surveys best practices compensation herding pay practices Payscale total reward

Become a Gold-Medal Compensation Expert: Train at Compference

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Many of the folks we work with at PayScale are doing truly innovative things with compensation. Human Resources compensation compference compference16 HR professionals human resources olympics payscale

#Compference16 Most Tweetable Moments

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PayScale Business (@PayScaleBiz) September 13, 2016. So psyched to welcome @ShankarVedantam of @HiddenBrain to #compference16 and @payscale HQ today! Think again & join us tomorrow @payscale #FLSA session #compference16 pic.twitter.com/FAg030m9sN.

The Proposed FLSA Change has Already Affected Salaries

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Although we cannot say for certain what caused these changes, PayScale’s data suggest that across all industries, companies have been working for months to raise salaries above the updated rule’s threshold. New PayScale Data Shows Companies Comply with FLSA Changes Anyway.

#WorkTrends Preview: Modern Compensation: Putting People First


Next week on the #WorkTrends show, we will be joined special guest Tim Low from Payscale to discuss the idea of putting people first in compensation plans. Biro and guest Tim Low from Payscale as they discuss how to put people first in compensation.

Halloween Horror Stories: Top 5 Scariest Comp Situations

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When we started, they were using four different payroll systems and trying to centralize their compensation planning efforts in PayScale’s Insight. Salary Facts & Fun comp comp stories halloween payscale scary comp stories

The Pay Business is the People Business


At PayScale we keep this notion central in all that we do to support companies in doing Modern Compensation. That said, in a survey PayScale conducted of 71,000 people, we found that most people don’t actually know if they’re paid fairly. The Modern Comp Manifesto.

PayScale and MarketPay Team Up

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PayScale Exciting News! PayScale announced it will merge with MarketPay! PayScale will incorporate MarketPay’s advanced data management and market pricing applications for large organizations into its line of innovative compensation solutions.

Want to Become an Expert in PayScale’s Insight Product? You Can — at #Compference17

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First, Learn the Secrets of PayScale’s Data. Join our VP of Data Analytics, Katie Bardaro, and our VP of Customer Success, Emily Jensen, at “Understanding the PayScale Data Set” (Tuesday, October 3 rd , 10:30 am). Uncategorized Compference17 PayScale's Insight

The PayScale Index Q3 2016 – Steady Growth and a Few Happy Surprises

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Every quarter, thousands of companies use The PayScale Index to stay updated on economic trends as they pertain to wages. PayScale Salary Statistics 2016 Q3 payscale index compensation compensation trends Economic Trends PayScale Index united states wages

Add PayScale’s Compference 2017 to Your HR Conference Schedule

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Last, but not least, is PayScale’s Compference. PayScale’s Compference combines compensation planning, systems and technology with best practices. You have many choices when trying to decide where to best spend your time and money at an HR industry conference.

You Can’t WorkHuman if You Can’t Communicate


There are many reasons why communication skills are important, but today I point you to my post on Compensation Cafe and a study of 71,000 employees completed by PayScale. Employee Engagement WorkHuman communication Fair Pay Payscaleby Derek Irvine. Recognize This!

Compference16 Recap: Communicating Comp, Transparency, and a Stranger Things Joke

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It came up multiple times over the two days and I enjoyed hearing the ‘why’ in sessions, but also how other PayScale/Marketpay customers were executing their communication plans. Author PayScale UncategorizedHi, my name is Ashley, and I’m an HR conference junkie.

Nuances of Nonprofit Compensation: 2017 Compensation Best Practices

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We have gathered compensation best practices from the more than 400 respondents to the PayScale Compensation Best Practices Report who are in the nonprofit industry. PayScale’s Nonprofit Industry Factsheet provides some insights about how nonprofit organizations approach compensation.

PayScale was Featured in World at Work!

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PayScale The article— “4 Compensation Best Practices for Merged or Acquired Companies” written by PayScale’s Comp Pro Sonnet Lauberth, CCP—was recently published in World at Work’s Compensation Focus.

Top Performing Company Pay Practices: 2016 PayScale Report

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PayScale’s latest study of compensation practices, the 2016 Compensation Best Practices Report, shows that many companies are rethinking traditional ways of handling pay. The post Top Performing Company Pay Practices: 2016 PayScale Report appeared first on HR Daily Advisor.

Unequal Pay and Unequal Opportunities: New Data On the Gender Wage Gap


A new study by Payscale adds depth to the gender wage gap discussion. To arrive at the controlled wage gap, Payscale compared wages in identical jobs: HR Manager to HR Manager. Payscale found that as job level increases, so does the pay gap.