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Addressing Problems with Minimum Wage

From the time it was introduced in 1938, the U.S. minimum wage has sparked controversy. Is minimum wage a federal issue? Should minimum wage be …

by Candice Wolken - March 5, 2019
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Creating a Compensation Philosophy

People are your organization’s greatest asset, contributing every day to its success. Making smart decisions about how you reward your people for their contributions is …

by Candice Wolken - March 5, 2019
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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 Sarah Reynolds - February 8, 2019
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Breaking News: 75% of Organizations Offering Variable Pay Plans

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 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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Breaking News: Job Openings Outnumber Unemployed Workers

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