Gap Between Raises WidensFor Top and Bottom Performers
Rather than awarding increases in fixed pay,
companies are increasingly tying salary upgrades to employee performance.
Hiring Outlook Inches LowerAs Firms Seek Fewer Recruits
The portion of employers who intend to add
new workers in the first quarter of 2008 dropped slightly from the fourth quarter of last year, a new survey shows.
The 10 Most Overpaid U.S. JobsAnd the Little Effort They Require
Some professions command excessive pay
that can't be explained by labor supply-and-demand imbalances.
What the Major Headlines in 2007Say About Next Year's Job Market
Big events often set the stage for changes
in recruiting. Find out what areas are expected to show the greatest demand for talent and where hiring may slow.
Salary-Hike Outlook for 2008On the Weak Side, Survey Finds
Base pay increases are expected to be
the same next year, though more employers now pay one-time bonuses and rewards.
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