World at Work

What is World at Work?


‘World at Work’ is an organization for HR professionals and people-focused leaders who have devoted their time and effort to promoting ‘human resources’ throughout the industry.


‘World at Work’ association was founded in 1955, in Toledo, Ohio by a group of HRs and salaried employees as they wanted to share the best remuneration practices and wage information with the world. It was instituted as the ‘Ohio Wage and Salary Association’, which was changed to ‘American Compensation Association’ and later, changed to its present name in 1999.


Along with promoting HR and healthy HR practices, they also provide training on various topics such as work-life balance, employee benefits, and rights, compensation management, etc.

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