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From The Croner Company

Grantmaking Foundations Compensation Survey Annual Planning Meeting

The fifth annual planning meeting of the Croner Total Compensation Survey of Foundations will be held on Thursday, March 4, 2021.  Sponsoring foundations of the Survey will meet to discuss survey content and timely issues facing human resources professionals during remote work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The planning meeting agenda will [...]

February 26th, 2021|Recent Developments|

How to Design a Bonus Plan

Are you designing a new bonus plan for a start-up company? Or in an established company trying to determine what bonus you need to offer to compete with tech companies? Companies give out bonuses in order to motivate their staff and employees, boost morale and encourage quality performance. Rewarding employees for performance helps them see a physical indicator that directly impacts their compensation. [...]

Animation and Visual Effects Compensation Survey Annual Planning Meeting

Animation and Visual Effects jobs are at the forefront of today’s entertainment. Animators and Visual Effects teams are producing content consumed in software games and in content streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook. The 2021 Croner Animation and Visual Effects Survey provides up-to-date competitive compensation information about positions that [...]

February 8th, 2021|News & Trends|

C2HR Shows COVID’s Impact on Industry Pay

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in more modest pay increases last year and slower compensation growth is expected to continue in 2021, according to data from The Content & Connectivity Human Resources (C2HR) Association’s annual compensation surveys, conducted by The Croner Company. Content developers have been much harder hit than connectivity [...]

February 8th, 2021|News & Trends|

Remote Pay Policies

The Croner Company is conducting an interim survey to report on compensation policies and practices under consideration or being implemented as a result of the shift to remote work. The survey is open at no charge to all survey participant companies registered for 2021 annual benchmark surveys conducted by Croner. [...]

February 5th, 2021|News & Trends|

New Jobs Added to Survey of Content Developer Jobs and Connectivity Provider Jobs

The position grids for the 2021 C2HR Content Developers Compensation Survey will cover four new job families this year. These additions result from discussions with industry representatives at the annual Survey Planning Meeting. The Planning Meeting was attended by human resources and compensation professionals from 25 companies that create and broadcast content [...]

February 2nd, 2021|News & Trends|

2021 Croner Digital Content and Technology Survey Planning Meeting

The 25th annual Croner Digital Content and Technology Survey will be launched on Thursday, January 28, 2021, when long-time and new survey participant companies gather virtually to plan for this year’s Survey content.  This annual Survey planning meeting, conducted with compensation and human resources executives, ensures the Survey remains fresh [...]

January 20th, 2021|News & Trends|

Planning Meeting for the 2021 C2HR Connectivity Providers Compensation Survey

The C2HR Connectivity Providers Compensation Survey provides up-to-date competitive compensation information about positions in cable multiple systems operators (MSOs), other cable and telecommunications operators and home security companies.   The Survey will be launched on Thursday, January 14, 2021, when long-time and new survey participant companies gather virtually to plan for this year’s [...]

Steady Compensation Growth for Entertainment Industry Executives and Management

The annual Croner Entertainment Survey provides comprehensive market data for compensation for jobs and specialties in all segments of the Entertainment industry, including Film, Television, Digital Entertainment and Music production and distribution. Noteworthy insights from the just published 2020 Croner Entertainment Survey include: Executives and Middle Management levels across industry segments experienced steady compensation growth year [...]

December 8th, 2020|News & Trends|

Why Use A Compensation Survey?

It’s tempting to determine salary, bonus and stock levels of your executives and employees based upon anecdotal pay amounts or on readily available self-reported salary data.  However, doing so is akin to guessing at sales levels with your largest customers, or to pricing your leading product based on a conversation with a former employee [...]

November 3rd, 2020|News & Trends|

Current Salary Trends for Grantmaking Foundations and Community Foundations

The Croner Compensation Survey of Foundations provides comprehensive data on compensation specific to private, independent grantmaking foundations and community foundations in the U.S. Noteworthy salary trends in compensation for the grantmaking foundations, from our just published 2020 Croner Compensation Survey of Foundations, include [...]

October 30th, 2020|News & Trends|