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(Un)employment Outlook

July 24, 2009

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With apologies in advance for posting something of a downer just before the weekend, I wanted to add a brief postscript to my post earlier this week about the recent Watson Wyatt salary budget survey for 2010. Writing in today’s Wall Street Journal, former Fed vice-chairman Alan Blinder makes the case that if the economy […]

Is Watson Wyatt Calling a Bottom?

July 22, 2009

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According to a July 21 press release from Watson Wyatt, the firm is forecasting a rebound in pay raises for U.S. workers.  The firm’s 2009/2010 U.S. Strategic Rewards survey report found that companies are projecting median merit increases of 3 percent for 2010. The press release strikes a pretty confident tone: “This has been a […]