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Forget the Cash: 5 Thoughtful Ways to Reward Employees

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But as the season of giving approaches, smart HR pros realize the traditional end-of-year cash bonus — while of course accepted and much appreciated — also needs a reboot. One effective incentive could be something everyone wants: The gift of time.

Inquiring Minds Want to Know

Compensation Cafe

There was no time to plan for it, retention plans for key employees were delayed, employee engagement and productivity plummeted and most importantly there was no communication plan. Employees had questions and HR/Compensation had no answers. I can think of no other times in a company’s life when communication is so important to employees than during a layoff or an acquisition. Communicate individual pay packages in one-on-ones with the manager.

How to Manage the B-Team

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In mid-August, a New York Times article about Amazon featured heated accounts from former employees describing a workplace that rewards top performers with praise and bonuses, while punishing those who can't — or won't — commit to 85-hour work weeks and 24/7 availability.

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