Dec. 19, 2006 – In most developed economies around the globe the unemployment rate decreased in the last few months. According to The Economist Intelligence Unit in the Euro area it decreased from 8.5% to 7.7%, in the United States from 4.9% to 4.4% and in Singapore from 4.5% to 3.8% compared to last year. Additionally the logistics industry is doing extremely well. In 2005 it grew globally by 10%, compared to an overall GDP growth of 4%. The combination of these two factors lead to a shortage of talent in the industry.
In such times it is crucial for companies to be able to offer their employees competitive compen-sation packages. However nowadays this is often not enough. Thus many companies are more creative: They offer their employees a structured career planning or have offices at fancy loca-tions.
To provide the industry with the required information to effectively attract talent, Europhia Con-sulting has just launched an International Salary Survey. The collected data will enable human resource managers to benchmark their compensation strategies against industry practices. Addi-tionally it will provide them with information about career motivations and benefits important to industry professionals.
Also individuals will take advantage from this broad analysis on compensation. They will get a better understanding of the impact of various factors on salaries and will benefit from attractive compensations packages, customized to their needs.
The survey will be running until February 15 at http://www.europhia-survey.com. Participants will receive a copy of the summary report in appreciation of their support.
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