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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New ERI White Paper - Evaluating Salary Survey Data

by ERI Salary Surveys 21. November 2011 14:14

Today’s HR and compensation professionals have a number of options for gathering salary survey data. While traditional salary surveys still exist and maintain their status among useful market-pricing tools, software analytics and Internet sources are changing the process of collecting and distributing pay information.

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Why Should My Company or Organization Participate in Salary Surveys?

by ERI Salary Surveys 15. November 2011 15:25

To start, ERI Salary Surveys participants receive results for half the price. Our numerous industry-specific and job function surveys provide HR and compensation professionals with a wide range of trusted resources for managing pay without breaking the bank.

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New ERI White Paper: For-profit Filings in US and Canada

by ERI Salary Surveys 1. November 2011 08:43

In “Overview of Publicly Traded Financial and Compensation Disclosures in North America,” ERI Researcher Rick Pemmant examines the governing authorities directing disclosures in the United States and Canada, the actual requirements imposed on publicly traded organizations, and where the data is made available to the public.

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Payless Shoes Fits the ERI Executive Compensation Index

by Malak Kazan, CECP, CCP, CBP, GRP 31. October 2011 07:10

ERI Economic Research Institute’s Executive Compensation Index for the first half of 2011 indicated that restricted stock awards increased 27.8%, and bonuses and non-equity incentives increased 32%, while base salaries and stock option awards were relatively constant for the year. These results aligned with the bearish market, conservative spending, and shareholder activism against excessive risk compensation practices that were prevalent for the time period covered, which continue to spill over to current conditions. 

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