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Compensation: The Right Fit Guide

Over the past few months, we’ve been sharing tips to help readers gain insights on how to recruit right-fit talent.

In this month’s Handler Report, we address right-fit compensation. Unless the compensation package is right-on, it’s impossible to attract right-fit.

“The Compensation Filter Guide: A Right-Fit Primer for a Tight Talent Market” includes Handler’s 3-Truths about compensation, plus “The Compensation Filter” on Page 2. The filter offers what we hope will be a thought-provoking 3-Question exercise that leaders can use to help the organization arrive at right-fit compensation decisions.

Handler has its finger on the pulse of Top Talent in the Atlanta market. We’re seeing that a jobseeker can generally be hired for his or her last salary amount. An engaged leader typically needs to see a 7 to 20 percent salary increase to make a move.