Archive: July 2018

Why are people increasingly sensitive to how much they earn?

Compensation and benefitsSalaries in segmentSalary negotiation
On the labour market, our career performance is valued by our salary and this money is spent on the things we need and want. The amount of our salary has a multitude of effects on our everyday life and its quality. There are even studies that have examined the connection between salary and personal happiness. According to the international salary portal, salary is still one of the most important criteria when considering a new job and survey results show that finding a better paying job tends to be a more effective strategy than negotiating a higher salary from a current employer. Why are people increasingly sensitive to how much they earn? Why is a salary such a critical part of our lives?
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Bitten by the Travel Bug – 5 Strange Feelings Connected with Holidays

Compensation and benefits
Taking an opportunity to "unplug" can be very appealing to employees in the face of a crush of work responsibilities. But did you actually know that holidays are also connected with stress or unexpected strange feelings? Tourists from Japan, The United States or Canada may enjoy holidays differently as they have fewer statutory vacation days per year compared to European standards. We might say they are under even more time pressure to ensure they get their desired relaxation Paylab analysis showed that in some countries, however, going on holiday is a true luxury. The proportion of days off per year can also multiply the stress connected with a vacation. Have you ever experienced any of the following strange feelings when you are "out of office"?
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