Average Salary Increase for 2010 Drops to 2.5 Percent
According to a recently re-released World at Work Survey, the average annual salary increase is down to 2.5 percent, .a 0.3 percent decrease from the original forecast of 2.8 percent a few months ago. So how will employers continue to reward performance in light of these paltry merit increase budgets? Here's what you can expect to see.
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