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in the news | Modern Healthcare | July 10, 2023
Which Top Jobs at Health Systems Saw the Biggest Salary Increases?
“We saw inflation go through the roof, and that put pressure on executive compensation because as prices were going up, it was natural for boards to say, ‘How is this affecting the market, and what do we need to do so that we are remaining relevant?’” said Alexander Yaffe, managing director, Pearl Meyer.
in the news | Marketplace | July 6, 2023
Unpaid Promotions: Big Titles Without the Big Bucks
"To recognize and/or reward employees when funds are limited, companies may assign higher-ranking titles or designations that are more 'creative' and 'flashier,'" said Rebecca Toman, vice president of the survey business unit at Pearl Meyer.
in the news | Essence | May 5, 2023
With Higher Salaries No Longer an Option, Companies Are Relying on Flashy Job Titles to Placate Talent
“Our data indicate that companies are increasingly reliant on job titles as an important component of their [talent] strategy,” said Rebecca Toman, vice president of the survey business unit at Pearl Meyer.
in the news | Financial Planning | May 5, 2023
Five of the 10 Largest Publicly Traded Wealth Management Firms Gave Their CEOs Double-Digit Raises Last Year
“If the CEO adds a lot of shareholder value through decisions that he or she is making resulting in a high return to shareholders, then boards are going to want to make sure that they are rewarding that individual appropriately to ensure that there's alignment,” said Ed Steinhoff, managing director, Pearl Meyer.
in the news | The Information | May 3, 2023
Pay Falls for Many Tech Workers as the Downturn Hits Home
“In 2020 and 2021, [tech] employees were capturing that moment to win large pay increases, but now into ’23, we see the pendulum swinging in significant force back the other way,” said Aalap Shah, managing director, Pearl Meyer.”
in the news | Human Resources Director | April 28, 2023
Employers Using Job Titles to Recruit, Retain, Reward Staff
"We see the most eye-popping numbers in the significant effort to reward and retain employees through the use of titles where 37% of our respondents are ‘actively applying’ titles to retain key employees, up from 27% in 2018," said Rebecca Toman, vice president of the survey business unit at Pearl Meyer.
in the news | WorldatWork | February 17, 2023
SEC Releases Updated Guidance for Pay Versus Performance Disclosure Rule
“Calculating compensation actually paid (CAP) has been the most arduous part of the disclosure in year one and recent [SEC] guidance failed to adequately address this critical component,” noted Deborah Lifshey, managing director for Pearl Meyer.
in the news | Agenda | January 30, 2023
Tech CEOs Could See Pay Drop This Year
“We’re actually going to see a year-on-year decrease in compensation levels in the tech sector as a demonstration to shareholders that companies are actually being more judicious and with an eye [toward] future profitability,” said Aalap Shah, managing director, Pearl Meyer.