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HEC Releases Results of 2019 National Business Trends Survey

Posted Tuesday, January 8, 2019 6:28 am

Hawaii Employers Council is pleased to release a summary of the results of the 2019 National Business Trends Survey, a survey provided through the partnership of various Employer Associations throughout the nation.  The survey was conducted during the months of September and October 2018 and solicited data from executives at 1,295 organizations, covering employer locations in all 50 states.  Participants were requested to provide responses to various questions to identify organization business plans for the coming year. Based on the overall and Hawaii results, it appears the majority of responding executives continue to be optimistic about the future.

While the full report is only available to participating organizations, we provide this summary highlight to share a few topics ranging from Hawaii executive expectations regarding 2019 to recruitment / retention challenges and plans, pay data, generational insights, 2019 key wage and salary strategies and organizational initiatives.

For more information on this or other surveys, please contact Cathy Keaulani, Surveys & Compensation Services Manager, at 808-440-8845 or Susan Amuro, Surveys & Compensation Analyst at 808-440-8809.

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