A new study collects best practices and invites HR experts to share insights. In order to develop novel benchmarks for compensation strategies and evaluate their effectiveness, researchers Prof. Dr. Sydnee Caldwell (UC Berkeley) and Ingrid Hägele (UC Berkeley and ifo Institute) are conducting a unique survey in collaboration with the ifo Institute in Munich. Thousands of HR and compensation experts in Germany are invited to share their insights in the 15-minute online survey.
Increased digitization of the labor market combined with the changing demand for skill has altered the job-search process. A survey study finds that nearly 18 percent of all employed workers in the US were hired into their present company by the active recruiting effort of their employer. Especially small firms and firms relying on high-skilled labor, are increasingly developing capabilities to better hunt for talent. The study provides relevant implications for both firms an
Of the more than 1,200 freshly minted PhDs in Economics from the US universities each year and hundreds more from the universities in other countries, only a few draw interest from the most desirable academic, government, and private sector jobs. Kevin A. Bryan from the Rotman School of Management calls these successful students “stars”. His article aims at answering several questions: What is the background of students who become stars? What type of research does the top of