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A Checklist for Conducting Board Evaluations

Board evaluations are a critical component of good governance, and now standard at most large, public companies. However, many smaller companies and private firms lack a rigorous process. The following checklist serves as a quick guide for implementing a process that will ultimately benefit board performance and oversight.

Published: April 2020
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How Competitive Are Your Salary Increase Budgets in the Financial Services Sector?

How are banks and financial services firms based in the United States differentiating their merit increases? Find out in this infographic.

Published: March 2020
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Insights from Aon’s 2020 S&P 1500 Board of Directors Compensation Trends Report

As an Aon CG Pro subscriber, you have exclusive access to executive compensation and corporate governance data, as well as added-value reports like our annual S&P 1500 Board of Director Compensation Trends Report. In addition to reporting on overall pay levels for directors, this in-depth report covers trends in board equity awards, committee composition, meeting prevalence and more. Read on for key findings from this year’s edition.

Published: March 2020
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Radford Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Commercial Stage at U.S.-Based Life Sciences Companies as of Q4 2019

Following the publication of Radford’s Q4 2019 Workforce Trends Report for life sciences companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at U.S.-based firms, segmenting the data by the pre-commercial and commercial stages of development. As of Q4, overall turnover is down more than 3% among pre-commercial companies. At commercial companies turnover is relatively unchanged from Q3, though we are seeing a significant uptick in the prevalence of companies shifting to selective hiring plans as they hit the brakes on headcount growth.

Published: February 2020
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How Competitive Are Your Salary Increase Budgets?

Retaining and attracting talent in today's market requires companies across the board to pay competitively. Differentiating your overall budget is a critical step. See how technology and life sciences companies in the United States are differentiating their salary increase budgets to stay in the lead in the race for talent.

Published: February 2020
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Radford Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Industry at U.S.-Based Technology Companies as of Q4 2019

Following the publication of Radford’s Q4 2019 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at U.S.-based firms, segmenting the data by the software, hardware, semiconductor and medical device industries. In the hardware industry, hiring data remain relatively unchanged vs. Q3, while companies in the semiconductor industry are seeing dramatic reductions in selective hiring as the industry resumes normal hiring.

Published: February 2020
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Radford Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Industry at U.S.-Based Technology Companies as of Q3 2019

Following the publication of Radford’s Q3 2019 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at U.S.-based firms, segmenting the data by the software, hardware, semiconductor and medical device industries. In the hardware industry, we see a significant uptick in selective hiring, as well as a a reduction in the amount of companies hiring aggressively in the semiconductor industry vs. last quarter.

Published: December 2019
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Radford Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Commercial Stage at U.S.-Based Life Sciences Companies as of Q3 2019

Following the publication of Radford’s Q3 2019 Workforce Trends Report for life sciences companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at U.S.-based firms, segmenting the data by the pre-commercial and commercial stages of development. This quarter, companies in the pre-commercial space are reporting more increases in voluntary turnover rates, while commercial firms hiring selectively has decreased to 9% from 14% last quarter.

Published: December 2019
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A Recap of 2019 Say-on-Pay Voting Results at Financial Services Companies by Industry

The insurance industry saw an increase in companies falling under one or both proxy firms’ Board Responsiveness Policies as well as declining average support for pay votes. These results signal that some investors are unwilling to provide corporate issuers the benefit of the doubt in a continued trend of escalating CEO pay levels and more volatile stock prices. Nonetheless, average say-on-pay support is still very strong for banks, diversified financial services and insurance companies.

Published: October 2019
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A Recap of 2019 Say-on-Pay Voting Results at Technology Companies by Industry

Technology industries that saw an increase in companies falling under one or both proxy firms’ Board Responsiveness Policies include retail, semiconductors, software & services, and technology hardware. Additionally, software & services and technology hardware companies also saw declining average year-over-year support. These results signal that investors are increasingly unwilling to provide corporate issuers the benefit of the doubt in a continued trend of escalating CEO pay levels and more volatile stock prices.

Published: October 2019
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A Recap of 2019 Say-on-Pay Voting Results at Life Sciences Companies by Industry

The life sciences sector saw an increase in the percentage of companies falling under one or both proxy firms’ Board Responsiveness Policies as well as declining average support for pay votes. These results signal that investors are increasingly unwilling to provide corporate issuers the benefit of the doubt in a continued trend of escalating CEO pay levels and more volatile stock prices.

Published: October 2019
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Radford Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Industry at U.S.-Based Technology Companies as of Q2 2019

Following the publication of Radford’s Q2 2019 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at U.S.-based firms, segmenting the data by the software, hardware, semiconductor and medical device industries. In the hardware industry, we see significant in voluntary turnover, as well as a significant uptick in aggressive hiring in the semiconductor industry vs. last quarter.

Published: September 2019
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Radford Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Commercial Stage at U.S.-Based Life Sciences Companies as of Q2 2019

Following the publication of Radford’s Q2 2019 Workforce Trends Report for life sciences companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at U.S.-based firms, segmenting the data by the pre-commercial and commercial stages of development. This quarter, companies in the pre-commercial space are reporting slight increases in aggressive hiring. Commercial firms, however, are more cautious about headcount growth, reporting plans to scale back aggressive hiring plans by 8% in Q2.

Published: August 2019
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Contingent Workforce Trends at U.S. Technology Companies

As Millennials make up a greater portion of the workforce and look for flexibility in their working arrangements, more companies are hiring contract, gig and freelance workers. An impressive 94% of U.S. technology companies currently hire contingent workers, and over 21% of those plan to increase the number of contingent workers this year. Organizations will need to rethink their total rewards packages as well as how they attract and retain such workers.

Published: August 2019
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Contingent Workforce Trends at U.S. Life Sciences Companies

Contract and freelance workers increasingly make up a greater population of the workforce as life sciences companies turn to outsourcing to save on overhead costs. 92% of U.S. life sciences companies currently hire contingent workers, and more than 35% of those plan to increase their contingent worker population this year. This trend may also signify that companies are more cautious about full-time employee buildout until they have a solidified product to bring to market.

Published: August 2019
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Radford Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Industry at U.S.-Based Technology Companies as of Q1 2019

Following the publication of Radford’s Q1 2019 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at U.S.-based firms, segmenting the data by the software, hardware, semiconductor and medical device industries. Turnover is slightly down among software companies compared to the previous quarter, while semiconductor companies saw a decrease in in the number of companies hiring aggressively.

Published: April 2019
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Radford Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Commercial Stage at U.S.-Based Life Sciences Companies as of Q1 2019

Following the publication of Radford’s Q1 2019 Workforce Trends Report for life sciences companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at US-based firms, segmenting the data by the pre-commercial and commercial stages of development. This quarter, the competition for talent has cooled slightly among pre-commercial firms, while commercial firms are adopting a more optimistic outlook, with a 10% increase in the amount of firms reporting aggressive hiring plans.

Published: April 2019
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Radford Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Commercial Stage at U.S.-Based Life Sciences Companies as of Q4 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q4 2018 Workforce Trends Report for life sciences companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at US-based firms, segmenting the data by the pre-commercial and commercial stages of development. This quarter, pre-commercial firms are a bit more aggressive about hiring plans, while commercial firms are far more cautious, with a 16% decrease in the amount of firms reporting aggressive hiring and a 10% increase in the amount of firms hiring selectively.

Published: February 2019
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Radford Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Commercial Stage at U.S.-Based Life Sciences Companies as of Q4 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q4 2018 Workforce Trends Report for life sciences companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at US-based firms, segmenting the data by the pre-commercial and commercial stages of development. This quarter, pre-commercial firms are a bit more aggressive about hiring plans, while commercial firms are far more cautious, with a 16% decrease in the amount of firms reporting aggressive hiring and a 10% increase in the amout of firms hiring selectively.

Published: February 2019
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Radford Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Industry at U.S.-Based Technology Companies as of Q4 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q4 2018 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at U.S.-based firms, segmenting the data by the software, hardware, semiconductor and medical device industries. Software companies reported slightly aggressive hiring this quarter, while semiconductor companies saw an 8% hike in the number of companies hiring aggressively.

Published: February 2019
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Promotion Practices at Technology Companies in the United States

What percentage of your staff will you promote this year? Our research shows that, on average, 10% of technology company employees were promoted last year, with average base salary increases over 8%.

Published: January 2019
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Promotion Practices at Life Sciences Companies in the United States

What percentage of your staff will you promote this year? Our research shows that, on average, 11% of life sciences company employees were promoted last year, with average base salary increases over 9%.

Published: January 2019
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Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Commercial Stage at US-Based Life Sciences Companies as of Q3 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q3 2018 Workforce Trends Report for life sciences companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at US-based firms, segmenting the data by the pre-commercial and commercial stages of development. This quarter, pre-commercial firms are a bit more cautious about hiring, while commercial firms are experiencing a boost in aggressive hiring plans approaching the end of the year.

Published: November 2018
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Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Industry at US-Based Technology Companies as of Q3 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q3 2018 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at US-based firms, segmenting the data by the software, hardware, semiconductor and medical device industries. Software and semiconductor companies reported lower overall turnover compared to last quarter, while medical device companies saw a 10% hike in the number of companies hiring aggressively.

Published: November 2018
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Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Commercial Stage at US-Based Life Sciences Companies as of Q2 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q2 2018 Workforce Trends Report for life sciences companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at US-based firms, segmenting the data by the pre-commercial and commercial stages of development. For pre-commercial firms hiring and turnover remain almost entirely unchanged from Q1. The story is similar for commercial firms as well, where hiring and turnover plans remain steady midway through 2018.

Published: August 2018
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Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Industry at US-Based Technology Companies as of Q2 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q2 2018 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at US-based firms, segmenting the data by the software, hardware, semiconductor and medical device industries. Companies reported higher voluntary turnover across all industries compared to last quarter, but hiring plans remain mixed.

Published: August 2018
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A Recap of 2018 Say-on-Pay Voting Results at Technology & Life Sciences Companies

The 2018 proxy season proved challenging for some technology and life sciences companies, as Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) issued more negative Say-on-Pay voting recommendations. As a result, companies saw lower average shareholder support levels. This marks a shift from patterns observed since 2015, where Say-on-Pay results have generally improved from year to year.

Published: August 2018
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Hot Skills and Pay Premiums at US and Chinese Technology Companies

In today’s super-charged talent market, technology companies around the globe are engaged in a fierce contest to attract and retain people who possess highly prized skills. In late 2017 and early 2018, we conducted surveys of technology companies in the US and China to assess the hot skills companies are most interested in acquiring, and in some cases, willing to pay hefty compensation premiums for.

Published: July 2018
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What Drives Culture at Life Sciences Companies

Most people think life sciences companies have it easy when it comes to company culture. However, innovation and improving lives are not enough of a mission to set your company apart in an increasingly competitive industry. Survey responses from the 2018 Radford Talent Pulse Survey highlight the importance of being action-oriented, growth-focused and transparent to create a compelling employee value proposition.

Published: May 2018
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What Drives Culture at Technology Companies

Technology companies get a lot of press for the unique cultures they create. And whether those cultures are laid-back and easygoing or hard-charging and results-focused, technology firms know how critical it is to have strong cultures and missions. Survey responses from the 2018 Radford Talent Pulse Survey indicate “innovation” tops the list of words used to describe company cultures in the sector, and managerial roles are key when it comes to reinforcing cultural values and driving culturally-congruent behaviors.

Published: May 2018
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