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A. Yes! Visitors to Compensation.BLR.com are welcome to explore to their heart's content - without any registration or fee. However, most of the site's content and special features--including our Salary Center and Performance Appraisal Wizard--are available only to subscribers.
Q. How often is your content updated?
A. The site is updated daily. Our editors continuously monitor compensation news and regulatory activity.
Q. What is the source of your survey data? Is it reliable?
A. BLR conducts annual surveys of employers to collect up-to-date and reliable data on pay budgets and employee benefits. This information is published in special reports and also made available on Compensation.BLR.com under the tabs titled Merit Increases and Benefits. In addition, to meet the demands of our subscribers for salary data on more jobs, for more industries, and for more local areas, BLR has adopted a new approach to gathering, analyzing, and reporting salary data. Using our newly developed, state-of-the-art database, we compiled employer-reported data from reliable surveys available commercially and in the public sector. Our compensation professionals analyze survey data for accuracy and market trends. They match our job descriptions to those used to collect data reported in the various salary surveys. As a result, BLR provides you with current, reliable information on thousands of job titles and hundreds of industries you can feel confident using to benchmark competitive salaries in your organization.
Q. What are the sources of information contained in your site?
A.. Business & Legal Reports has a staff of full-time and freelance editors knowledgeable in the compensation field. These individuals regularly monitor and update the information contained on this site. We also license numerous news and regulations databases that are incorporated directly or indirectly on the site.
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