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    Simply the region's most influential surveys. Compensation Survey, Benefits Survey, Government Contractors Survey, and Salary Planning Survey.

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Upcoming Events

We host a variety of enriching and educational events for HR professionals and job seekers in the Washington D.C. area

Sep 21

HRA-NCA Presents: Focusing On Compensation

NRECA Conference Center, 4301 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203
Oct 12

Successful Telework: Managing Perceptions and Performance

1331 G St NW, Washington, DC 20005
Nov 17

2016 Annual Employment Law Legal Update

975 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20004

From the Blog

Our blog covers a variety of HR-related topics

Aug 17, 2016 HRA-NCA Surveys Updates

The majority of organizations in the DC area default to a salary based compensation plan of yearly incremental salary changes. While this is a very common practice (after all, according to World at Work and Mercer, the majority of companies in the United States that offer a 2.8 to 3.0% average annual salary increase), it’s not always the best practice. That’s why many companies are switching from a salary growth compensation model to a budget growth one.

Aug 10, 2016 HRA-NCA Surveys Updates

If you’re like most of the organizations in the DC area, your compensation program offers employees a traditional 2-4% yearly raise. And according to World at Work and Mercer, you’re right on track with the rest of the companies in the United States that offer a 2.8 to 3.0% average annual salary increase. But have you ever stopped to wonder if this classic compensation plan is actually the best way for your organization to find and retain the most talented employees?