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Pay for Performance: Driving Alignment and Merit Pay Program Success

Communicate how your pay-for-performance policy can help employees reach goals In every organization, there are different business units with very …

Creating an Effective Merit Plan: Optimize Your Salary Increase Budget like a Pro

Most organizations have already recognized the value in paying for performance. Research shows that having a clearly communicated pay-for-performance plan …

Q&A: Tales of HR Pain Points from One Industry to Another

Sometimes it can be hard to relate to workers in industries other than your own, even when your chosen profession …

Editor's Pick : Employee Turnover: Calculating the Real Cost

There’s always a slew of numbers floating around the internet claiming to represent the amount of money organizations lose when one of their employees ...

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Understanding the Gender Pay Gap in America

The gender pay gap is the difference between men’s and women’s median annual earnings from full-time, year-round work. Based on data from the U.S. Census …

by Brett Rudy - February 8, 2019
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2018-2019 Compensation Trends Survey: Organizations Embracing Variable Pay

In a talent landscape characterized by low unemployment rates, record job vacancies, and a robust job market, organizations have never been more focused on leveraging compensation …

by Connor Harrison - January 8, 2019
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What’s Your Pay Philosophy for 2019?

Turning the calendar to a new year sparks reflection and resolution for many in their personal lives. But it can also be a great time …

by Greg Wolf - January 7, 2019
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Top 5 Ways to Spend Your Remaining 2018 Total Rewards Budget

As 2018 comes to a close, you may find you have some remaining budget left to spend on total rewards data and technology. Should this …

by Connor Harrison - December 11, 2018
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Planning an Office Holiday Party? Avoid the Naughty List Without Being a Scrooge

There’s a lot of controversy about holiday parties these days. With 2018’s #metoo movement, many organizations are worried about the possible legal ramifications of hosting …

by Tory Waldron - December 5, 2018
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Your Organization’s Guide to Holiday Bonuses

‘Tis the season for holiday bonuses! Maybe your organization can’t afford to distribute $100,000 holiday bonuses like Hilcorp, but it’s still a great time of …

by Tory Waldron - December 3, 2018
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Job Openings Outnumber Unemployed Workers: The Modern War for Talent Wages On

It’s the best of times for employees in the U.S., and the worst of times for HR professionals. In both September and October 2018, the Job …

by Tory Waldron - November 28, 2018
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5 Socially Conscious Initiatives to Help Your Business Attract Top Talent

These days, employees elect to join companies with socially-conscious missions – making corporate social responsibility (CSR) essential for businesses of all sizes. And, with millennials …

by Tory Waldron - November 2, 2018
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5 Hiring Trends Your Organization Should Consider

In the modern war for talent, the best candidates are off the market in an average of 8 days. While industry type, brand reputation, job …

by Connor Harrison - October 29, 2018
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A Guide to Recognizing and Eliminating Bullying from Your Office

Unfortunately, bullying doesn’t just stop off in the school yard. Bullies grow up just like everyone else. And where do they land? The workplace. What …

by Tory Waldron - October 19, 2018