WorldatWork invited its broader membership and customer base to participate in an electronic survey on base and variable compensation programs, policies and practices. A total of 920 responses were received, representing organizations of different sizes and across multiple industries.
Email invitations were sent directly to participants on 04/26/2021 and results were collected over a 15-day period. The survey has a 3% overall margin of error at a confidence level of 95%. Sample sizes vary by question.
About This Report
1 ) RATING-LESS PERFORMANCE REVIEWS ARE ON THE RISE IN 2021.
2 ) MOST ORGANIZATIONS INDICATE THEY ARE PAYING HIGH ENOUGH ABOVE STATUTORY MINIMUM WAGE RATES TO HAVE NOT BEEN IMPACTED BY ANY MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES WITHIN THE PAST 24 MONTHS.
3 ) RECOGNITION AND BONUSES LEAD THE WAY IN THE TYPES OF VARIABLE PAY PLANS USED.
4 ) MAJORITY OF EMPLOYEES ARE NOT THOUGHT TO UNDERSTAND THE COMPENSATION PHILOSOPHY.
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