TITLE

How to�get the most out of salary surveys

AUTHOR(S)
Tatton, Steve; Glenn, Steve
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
People Management;5/17/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the factors that must be considered when choosing a salary survey and how to get the most from the data provided. A good starting point is to look at who produced it and to ask why they produced it. The information needs to be reliable and up-to-date. It is also important to make sure that both the organizations included and the positions surveyed are similar to the ones being benchmarked against.
ACCESSION #
25374986

 

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