New ERI White Paper - Principles of Merit Pay

by ERI Salary Surveys 3. January 2012 10:39

Realizing that people respond to rewards isn’t a difficult notion to grasp. Determining how much to reward, to whom, and when, however, are complex decisions organizations contend with to motivate employees and retain high performing individuals in a competitive market.

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New ERI White Paper - Evaluating Salary Survey Methodologies

by ERI Salary Surveys 20. December 2011 07:55

In “Evaluating Salary Survey Methodologies,” Senior Researcher Jonas Johnson, Ph.D., examines the methodologies behind three sources of salary survey data: surveys from national statistic offices, traditional salary surveys, and salary survey analytics.

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ERI in the News -- Executive Compensation

by ERI Salary Surveys 5. December 2011 13:07

Check out Trade Show Executive’s recent article “What’s in Your Wallet?,” by Danica Tormohlen, Contributing Editor. Tormohlen contacted ERI for compensation research and insight while compiling a special report on compensation trends for trade show executives.

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Executive Compensation and Deconstructing TSR Metric

by ERI Salary Surveys 30. November 2011 14:22

The prevalent use of Total Shareholder Return (TSR) as a payout or vesting trigger for long-term executive compensation elements begs the question, "How is TSR derived?"

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The Debate Over Teacher Pay – Too High or Too Low?

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 30. November 2011 09:11

As public budgets tighten, the debate about teacher pay has recently gotten more heated.  While most researchers seem to agree that higher teacher quality translates into improved student performance, does higher pay necessarily bring the best and the brightest to the profession? 

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