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How to Design a Bonus Plan

Posted on Feb 10, 2021 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Solutions

Bonus Plans 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 […]

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Animation and Visual Effects Compensation Survey Annual Planning Meeting

Posted on Feb 8, 2021 by in Animation Industry News, Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Surveys, Digital Entertainment Compensation News, Media Industry News, Software Games Industry

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 develop animation and/or […]

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C2HR Shows COVID’s Impact on Industry Pay

Posted on Feb 8, 2021 by in Compensation Surveys, Media Industry News

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 providers buoyed by broadband, and […]

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Remote Pay Policies

Posted on Feb 5, 2021 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Digital Entertainment Compensation News, Media Industry News, Recent Developments, Software Games Industry

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. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought […]

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

Posted on Feb 2, 2021 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Digital Entertainment Compensation News, Media Industry News, Recent Developments

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 on television, cable […]

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2021 Croner Digital Content and Technology Survey Planning Meeting

Posted on Jan 20, 2021 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Surveys, Digital Entertainment Compensation News, Media Industry News, Recent Developments

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 and relevant in this dynamic […]

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Steady Growth in Compensation for Jobs in Software Gaming in 2020

Posted on Jan 12, 2021 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Recent Developments, Software Games Industry

The 2020 Croner Software Games Survey – North America shows that U.S. software gaming companies experienced steady compensation growth for all organization levels from 2019 to 2020.  Growth for executives and support positions was highest, driven by increases in all compensation elements.  Canadian participants experienced material compensation growth from 2019 to 2020, driven by growth […]

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Planning Meeting for the 2021 C2HR Content Developers Compensation Survey

Posted on Jan 12, 2021 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Digital Entertainment Compensation News, Media Industry News, Recent Developments

As the streaming landscape becomes more competitive with the entry of legacy media giants into the mix of SVOD choices for viewers, Content Development jobs are at the forefront of the entertainment industry.  The C2HR Content Developers Compensation Survey provides up-to-date competitive compensation information about positions in companies that develop content for television or digital […]

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Planning Meeting for the 2021 C2HR Connectivity Providers Compensation Survey

Posted on Jan 12, 2021 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Digital Entertainment Compensation News, Media Industry News, Recent Developments

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 Survey content.  This […]

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Steady Compensation Growth for Entertainment Industry Executives and Management

Posted on Dec 8, 2020 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Digital Entertainment Compensation News, Survey Consulting Services

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 […]

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