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PayScale Predicts the 2020 Election Will be Closer Than Polls Indicate

If we learned anything in 2016, it is that the polls don’t always get election results right, especially when it comes to distinguishing between the popular vote and the Electoral College, which is what will actually determine the next President of the Unite

How Companies Reward Top-Performing Employees

The typical raise is still hovering around 3 percent, according to PayScale’s annual Compensation Best Practices Report. But employers are willing to pull out the stops to woo top-performing employees. From November 2019 to January 2020, PayScale gathered re

Survey: Remote Workers Love Remote Work – and Never Want to Go Back to the Office

Looking for research? View PayScale’s Research and Strategy Guide on How to Set Pay for Remote Workers   The majority of remote workers like the arrangement, according to the latest State of Remote Work survey from Buffer and AngelList. The annual

The Glass Ceiling Is Cracking. Now It’s Time to Fix the Broken Rung.

The biggest obstacle women face when aspiring to corporate leadership roles isn’t the glass ceiling. It’s the “broken rung” they encounter much earlier on the corporate ladder, according to the results of the fifth annual Women in the Workplace study.

Are Wages Growing? The PayScale Index Updates for Q4 2019

The PayScale Index, which measures the change in wages for employed U.S. workers, recently updated. The latest data shows that nominal wages grew 2.5% year over year for Q4 2019. That’s a substantial improvement over the Q3 update, which showed 0.6% year-ove

These 100 Companies Want to Hire You to Work From Home

Do you want to work from home? Your odds of landing a remote job might be better than you think. According to research, the number of U.S. workers who telecommute rose 159% between 2005 and 2017. You might also be surprised at the occupations...

Gender Wage Gap? Not at Companies That Reveal This Secret

The gender wage gap persists, even when we control for factors like job title, education and experience. In 2019, according to PayScale data, women earned 79 cents for every dollar earned by men and 98 cents for every dollar earned by men with similar...

2019’s Hottest Jobs Are Very Different From 2018’s

Tech jobs are hot, but if you want a fast-growing, high-paying job, they’re far from the only game in town, according to PayScale’s survey. “Consumer spending is diversifying the labor force,” writes Sudarshan Sampath, director of research at PayScale,

WalletHub: These Are the 10 Best Cities for Veterans

What makes a city a good place for veterans to live? According to a recent report from WalletHub, 2019’s Best & Worst Places for Veterans to Live, it’s a combination of economic opportunity, quality of life and support. WalletHub compared the 100 large

The PayScale Index Shows Steady Wage Growth. But Is the Economy Losing Its Spark?

This morning, PayScale released the updated PayScale Index, which tracks the change in pay for employed U.S. workers. The Q3 2019 PayScale Index showed that nominal wages increased 0.5% quarter-over-quarter. Year-over-year, wages grew 2.6% — respectable,

Workers Value Flexibility Perhaps Even More Than Employers Realize

Flexible work options are increasingly common — and increasingly popular, too. More and more workers are setting flexibility as a priority when making job choices. For a long time, the words “flexibility” and “work” just didn’t mix, at least no

CEO Pay Is Rising Much Faster Than Worker Salaries

Wage stagnation is a problem that’s having a profound impact on millions of American workers today. But it isn’t an issue for every worker. Those at the very top of the org chart often benefit from large salary increases. Everyone knows that you can...

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