Identifying and Utilizing Employee Core Competencies

Understanding core competencies required for a role is critical for human resources professionals throughout an employee’s journey. From the hiring process, to performance appraisal, to …

by Candice Wolken - May 3, 2019

What is Pay-for-Performance Compensation?

The term “pay-for-performance compensation” refers to performance-based pay programs where an employee is incentivized and rewarded for achieving goals or objectives. Pay-for-performance plans are extremely …

by Connor Harrison - April 29, 2019

Calculating Prorated Bonuses and 13th Month Bonuses

There are several reasons why you may wish to prorate an employee’s bonus – that’s is, pay them just a portion of the total amount …

by Sarah Reynolds - April 29, 2019

Know Your Worth: Pricing Information You Can Depend On

Do you know what you should be paid at your job? I mean, do you REALLY know? Maybe you’ve received consistent raises and cost-of-living adjustments …

by Brett Rudy - April 29, 2019

Hot Jobs in Tech Reflect Current Economic Trends

The United States has been enjoying a long stretch of economic growth, with unemployment rates of hitting a record low of 3.7% last year. Though …

by Candice Wolken - April 10, 2019

Non-Monetary Compensation, Explained

The cash compensation that an employee receives, including their base salary and variable pay, is typically considered the largest reward for their work. But in …

by Sarah Reynolds - April 9, 2019

Planning for New FLSA Overtime Rules

New Fair Labor Standards Act regulations are on the horizon and they have the potential to dramatically impact organizations, from operating budgets to staffing levels …

by Candice Wolken - April 8, 2019

Why Companies With High Turnover May Be Doomed

Your company’s turnover rate is defined as the number of employees who depart your organization over the course of a year. According to the 2018 …

by Brett Rudy - March 15, 2019

Understanding Total Compensation

While many employees think of compensation in terms of their base pay, they may also be eligible for other forms of compensation beyond just this …

by Sarah Reynolds - March 14, 2019

The Role of Compensation Policy in a Compensation Plan

When developing a compensation plan, your compensation philosophy is the compass to guide decision-making. Meanwhile, your overall compensation strategy establishes the programs to bring the …

by Greg Wolf - March 14, 2019