2014 Compensation Surveys Released

by ERI Salary Surveys 28. July 2014 08:42
ERI Salary Surveys has released its 2014 collection of compensation surveys for the United States and Canada. These are traditional salary surveys, reporting participant data gathered during the present and prior year (October 2013 to March 2014), complemented by two additional sections of data for comparison purposes. The result is up to three survey sources per benchmark job. [More]

Housing Considerations for Short-Term Assignments

by Marillyn Tefft, Senior Researcher 2. July 2014 11:20
The increase in the number of short–term assignments (STAs) continues to allow flexibility and adaptability in supporting business objectives for a growing number of organizations both domestically and globally. Estimating the costs and understanding the benefits of STAs usually falls to HR and mobility professionals. Housing expenses are typically the largest component and a key issue in measuring ROI for limited length assignments. Whether implementing a direct reimbursement system or calculating a lump sum payment, professionals need accurate housing data to provide management with defensible budgets. Best practices should include the evaluation of serviced apartments or corporate housing as an alternative to extended hotel stays for assignments over ten days in length. [More]

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