Executive pay continues to be a topic of conversation. A July 2017 Economy Policy Institute (EPI) survey reported that CEOs at the largest firms in America made an average of $15.6 million in compensation during 2016, or “271 times more than the annual average pay of the typical worker.” CEO pay continues to be exceedingly high and growing quicker than the pay of a typical worker…meaning less of an organization’s effort is being shared with the ordinary workers.
Did you know that the average six-year-old child laughs 300 times a day? It’s a stark contrast to the average adult who laughs an average of only 15 times daily.
The world of non-profit compensation continues to see radical changes from the past. Previously, it was assumed that non-profits, due to the limitations placed on their abilities to generate revenue, were in the position of compensating their employees much below the market.
Astron Solutions has been tracking the increase in organizations instituting short- and long-term incentive plans among our client organizations over the past year.
As we move towards Labor Day, Astron Solutions is getting more and more requests for information regarding 2018 compensation budgeting. This is part one of a three part review of 2018 compensation planning projections.
Everyone wants to be recognized for their hard work. Many believe that recognition gives employees incentive to stay loyal to their organizations, and promotes the employees’ continued hard work.
From both sides of the conference table, performance reviews often are considered one of the least liked and feared parts of working within an organization.
The annual SHRM Conference and Exposition is always an excellent time, and this year’s event in New Orleans did not disappoint!
During the sixth month of the calendar year, we like to reflect on adjustments the Federal Government may have already made, or intends to make, to Human Resources related areas for the rest of 2017 and beyond.
According to a 2016 Pew Research survey, some 24% of American adults have used some sort of digital commerce platform to earn money.