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: October 2018

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

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Workforce Vitality Report: 3rd Quarter 2018

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

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Fee Rate Increased for PCORI

The IRS has released Notice 2018-85, which establishes the applicable dollar amount for policy and plan years ending on or after Oct. 1, 2018 but before Oct. 1, 2019 in relation to the PCORI fee established under the ACA.

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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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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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Are Workplace Ethics Changing

Revelations from Workforce Turnover. A Closer Look Through Predictive Analytics

ADP Research Institute® (ADP RI) has published a new study where we compare turnover within specific industries to the national experience and explore how predictive models help determine the likelihood of turnover in a company, an office, even for a specific employee.
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