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    Calculating Mins, Mids, and Maxes

    Calculation of Minimums, Midpoints, and Maximums Given either a minimum, midpoint or maximum, and a range spread (RS), the two remaining figures may be calculated by producing a factor from the formulas in the following table and multiplying by the known quantity. To find: Minimum Midpoint Maximum If known figure is: Minimum   ((2+RS)/2) (1+RS) Midpoint (2/(2+RS))   ((2+(2*RS))/(2+RS)) Maximum (1/(1+RS)) ...
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    Pay Grade

    h4. Usually established within an organization, this refers to the levels or hierarchy of job and pay ranges. Also referred to as the salary structure, job grades, job-evaluation points and or policy lines.
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    Compa-ratio

    h4. Compa-Ratio is the ratio of the actual pay rate (numerator) to the midpoint or some other control point for the respective pay range (denominator). Compa-ratios are used primarily to compare an individual's rate of pay to the mid-point or control point of the range. A compa-ratio may be calculated for an individual, a group of people, a department, or an ...
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    Percentile

    h4. Percentiles are common measures of dispersion in salary survey analysis. h4. For instance, at 75th percentile means that 75% of all pay rates are at or below that point, and 25% are above. h4. The percentile for an observation _x_ is found by dividing the number of observations less than _x_ by the total number of observations and then multiplying ...
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    Range Penetration

    h4. The Range Penetration reveals the level of an individual's pay compared to the total pay range. Range penetration is calculated as: Pay-Range Minimum ÷ (Range Maximum-Range Minimum)
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    Want to Get into Graduate School? Here's How...

    Want to Get into Graduate School? Here's How...
    If you’ve decided to head back to the classroom for an advanced degree, get ready to face some competition. Between 2004 and 2016, the number of masters degrees granted is expected to increase by 35 percent. To stand out from the pack, get organized to make your graduate application shine. Graduate school applications generally require: * Transcript * GRE or other ...
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    Eight Reasons to Get an MBA Now

    Eight Reasons to Get an MBA Now
    *1. Today’s flexible programs make enrollment easy.* Degrees or certificate programs can be completed in as little as one day to two years. Weekend or evening classes, summer sessions, Internet courses, distance learning, open enrollment, and full-time modules accommodate busy professionals. Harvard Business School (HBS) offers Forty-five Executive Education programs, and Rutgers University offers a 12-week Mini-MBA certificate. And many top ...
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