ADP Research Institute

Exclusive research: Labor Market + People and Performance

Our Mission

The ADP Research Institute is the global thought leader for Labor Market and People and Performance research. Our unmatched expertise on today’s workforce and Talent Management affords us a refined data set to cut through the endless flow of information surrounding the world of work. Our reach extends to some of the brightest minds in the world to ensure we always provide timely, relevant and actionable data that business owners, industry experts, and policymakers can turn to.

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The ADP Research Institute has two research programs based in ADP’s headquarters.

Dr. Ahu Yildirmaz leads ADPRI’s Labor Market research, providing insights on current and emerging issues in employment trends and workforce strategy. Ahu prepares you for the future, converting labor market trends into actionable insights that business leaders should implement today.

Marcus Buckingham is the Head of ADPRI’s People and Performance research, focused on unlocking strengths, improving performance, and pioneering the future of how people work. He builds on nearly 20 years of experience as a Senior Researcher at Gallup to help transform organizations.

Ahu Yildirmaz

Ahu Yildirmaz, Ph.D.
Co-head, ADP Research Institute
Labor Market

Marcus Buckingham
Co-head, ADP Research Institute
People and Performance

Exclusive Reports and Insights

National Employment Report: January 2019

A monthly snapshot of U.S. private sector employment based on actual, proprietary ADP payroll data.

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Workforce Vitality Report:
4th Quarter 2018

An in-depth look at the U.S. workforce, measuring wage growth, employment growth, and turnover.

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Deadline to Submit EEO-1 Report Extended

Due to the recent partial lapse in appropriations, the opening of the EEO-1 has been postponed until early March
Updated: Feb 6, 2019

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Articles & Insights

Rethinking Gender Pay Inequity in a More Transparent World

Rethinking Gender Pay Inequity in a More Transparent World

The ADP Research Institute® (ADP RI) conducted a study on gender pay inequity to determine the relative contributions of recruiting, base pay, and incentive pay to an overall gender pay disparity across the U.S. labor market.
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Articles & Insights

Take Your Talent Strategy Further: Connecting People and Work

Our guide shows how you can build a talent strategy that empowers your people to be their best. It’s full of insight, real life success stories and best practices around hiring, activating, optimizing and retaining the best talent.

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Articles & Insights

Are Workplace Ethics Changing

Revelations from Workforce Turnover. A Closer Look Through Predictive Analytics

Learn to leverage Big Data to reveal the real drivers that cause employees to leave one company for another.
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