Charting a Course to Total Rewards

Pre-Conference Survey Report


This report summarizes the second annual pre- conference survey, conducted with WorldatWork Annual Conference member registrants. The survey was meant to identify issues, concerns and trends in the profession.

Surveys were sent electronically to 1,247 members registered to attend the Annual Conference. A total of 413 responses were received, a 33% response rate. The demographics of those responding to the survey closely match those of all conference attendees, and therefore, can be considered statistically representative of all registered attendees

Survey Results

General Perceptions

Respondents were mixed when asked what the biggest issue in the past 12 months was in the total rewards profession. The soft economy (33%) generated the most concern, with health care cost increases (24%) second. Other issues, such as layoffs (13%), corporate scandals (12%) and merit budget pressures (11%), rounded out the responses.

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