HR salaries stand up well amid an economic downturn

September 2008
People Management;9/18/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 19, p7
The article focuses on the 2008 Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)/Croner reward survey which revealed that British human resources (HR) professionals are earning higher salaries and bigger bonuses despite the economic slowdown. Preliminary findings show that salaries in HR increased by 3.25% on average, up from 3% in 2007, while bonuses averaged 6.5%, up from 6%. Almost half of the 5,700 HR professionals polled expected a lower pay rise, of only 3%, in 2009.


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