Book News: November 29th, 2007

The survey of income trends for human resources professionals from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development shows that for the first time in ten years, training professionals earn higher than the average HR salary. The survey also found that one of the main reasons HR professionals working in the public sector experience low levels of engagement is due to bad management.

Managers in the learning and development field earn an average of 45,000 pounds. This is an increase of 4 per cent compared to last year. They have moved up the ranks from the lowest paid specialists in the HR industry to become second highest paid alongside recruitment specialists and employee relations.

Compensation and Benefits Specialists receive as much as 16 per cent above the average salary for a senior manager who earns 50,000 pounds.

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