2019 has seen more activity by not-for-profit Boards than in past years. Increased concerns regarding the apparent high level of executive total compensation relative to the mission of the not-for-profit, as well as greater publication of not-for-profit executive compensation levels, have put pressure on Boards and their compensation committees.
Astronology®: 2020 Compensation Budgeting Forecast Part 2: Incentives, Bonuses, and Variable Compensation
The design and implementation of variable compensation programs continue to grow throughout 2019 and it appears that this trend will continue into 2020.
Are Salary Surveys Beneficial?
Accurate, relevant, and timely wage survey results help tremendously when effectively benchmarking your organization’s compensation structure. For many organizations, the task of participating in (or even sponsoring) a salary survey is tedious, and often time consuming.
2018 Compensation Budgeting Forecast Part 3: Trends in Non-Profit Compensation
The world of non-profit compensation continues to see radical changes from the past. Previously, it was assumed that non-profits, due to the limitations placed on their abilities to generate revenue, were in the position of compensating their employees much below the market.
2018 Compensation Budgeting Forecast Part 2: Trends in Incentive Compensation
Astron Solutions has been tracking the increase in organizations instituting short- and long-term incentive plans among our client organizations over the past year.
2018 Compensation Budgeting Forecast Part 1: Base Pay Adjustments
As we move towards Labor Day, Astron Solutions is getting more and more requests for information regarding 2018 compensation budgeting. This is part one of a three part review of 2018 compensation planning projections.
End of 2016, Beginning of 2017 – Astronology® Looks Back on an Exciting Year in HR
We find ourselves again at the end of another year! Can you believe the 4th quarter of 2016 is coming to a close?
FLSA Overtime Rules Delayed
Prior to November 22, 2016, many in the Human Resources field had been abuzz about the enactment of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Final Rule.
2017 Compensation Budgeting Outlook
Election years bring about a certain level of anxiety and unpredictability in terms of the results’ impact on the U.S. economy and compensation budget planning.