WorldatWork 2008 Research Grant Awarded to Next Generation Consulting

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After a highly competitive application process, WorldatWork has selected Next Generation Consulting (NGC) as the only recipient of the WorldatWork 2008 Research Grant.

We are very excited to fund Next Generation’s research

After a highly competitive application process, WorldatWork has selected Next Generation Consulting (NGC) as the only recipient of the WorldatWork 2008 Research Grant.

Principal investigators Rebecca Ryan, Marti, Margaret Leaf, and Peg Hartmann were awarded the grant to pursue their research project titled, “Total Rewards at Every Stage: Integrating Life Stage into the WorldatWork Total Rewards Model.” The project theorizes that employees choose and prioritize different components of Total Rewards according to their life stage and employment priorities and, by understanding this, HR practitioners can fashion a more customized and meaningful Total Rewards package, thereby increasing their odds of attracting and retaining talented employees.

“We are very excited to fund Next Generation’s research,” said Ryan Johnson, CCP, director of information development for WorldatWork. “The results of their project will undoubtedly lead to a greater understanding of the Total Rewards model and make it even more applicable to HR practitioners in the field.” Rebecca Ryan of NGC added, “WorldatWork shares our vision of helping good workplaces become great. Our team is thrilled with this opportunity, because it advances the Total Rewards model and our own work in understanding employee engagement.”

About WorldatWork®
The Total Rewards Association

WorldatWork (http://www.worldatwork.org) is a global human resources association focused on compensation, benefits, work-life and integrated total rewards to attract, motivate and retain a talented workforce. Founded in 1955, WorldatWork provides a network of more than 30,000 members and professionals in 75 countries with training, certification, research, conferences and community. It has offices in Scottsdale, Arizona, and Washington, D.C.

About Next Generation Consulting
Next Generation Consulting® (nextgenerationconsulting.com) is a research and consulting firm committed to creating better places to live and work for the next generation. NGC has been studying the preferences of young people (aged 20-40) at work – and beyond – since 1998. NGC’s clients have been mentioned in numerous publications, and their methodologies have been used to steer the talent attraction and retention initiatives of dozens of companies, cities, and arts organizations. NGC is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin.

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