Employers fall short handling compensation

Survey shows challenge of effectively achieving business goals
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 09/05/2007

A recent survey in the United States finds disparities between the importantance of compensation in achieving corporate goals and how well organizations leverage compensation for business results.

The 171 HR respondents to the May poll by Authoria, a Waltham, Mass.-based provider of talent management solutions, say they consider compensation “very important” to business goals, including retaining key employees (66 per cent), attracting high-quality employees (56 per cent) and aligning individual performance with corporate objectives (49 per cent).