Global HR chiefs command salary of about £220k

first_img Previous Article Next Article Global HR chiefs command salary of about £220kOn 18 Apr 2000 in Personnel Today Top HR professionals employed by multinational companies earn an averagesalary of £220,000, according to research on leading companies.The study, based on interviews with staff at 50 organisations includingMicrosoft, Daimler-Chrysler, Wal-Mart, Shell and Deutsche Bank, also revealsthat not all HR leaders have a personnel background.Examples include Microsoft’s Chris Williams, who has an IT background, andPearson’s David Bell, who began his career in journalism. Commissioned byCendant International Assignment Services, the study found change management isthe most highly rated skill of HR professionals.The survey found 53 per cent of top HR staff speak two languages while 17per cent speak three.On average, they spend 55 days a year travelling and 43 per cent have livedabroad.John Arcario, of Cendant, said key issues identified include skillsshortages, globalisation, work-life balance and outsourcing.”This survey offers valuable insights into the global workforce issuesthat senior HR leaders are managing today.” Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos.last_img