Forget the Cash: 5 Thoughtful Ways to Reward Employees

Cornerstone On Demand

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.

Time for HR’s 2014 Performance Appraisal

HR Daily Advisor

It’s a good time to reflect on your accomplishments of 2014. How close are you now to where you thought you’d be on January 1, 2014? How pleased are you (and your hiring managers) with the people you’ve added to the staff? How about your talent management programs?

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What Millennials Really Want from Employers

TalentCulture

Shortly after, 44% valued competitive wages and financial incentives, while 35% felt that good training and development programs were essential. Talent Management Workplace Culture and Innovation business employee retention Management Millennials talent strategy

One Way to Revive Tired Old Compensation

Compensation Cafe

She has managed both local/ in-country national and expatriate programs and has been an expat twice during her career. Asia and Europe, and is a regular contributor to various HR and talent management publications. . Base Salaries Benefits & Perquisites Compensation Communication Compensation Philosophy Incentives/Bonuses Total Rewards

11 Non-Traditional Ways to Reward Innovative Employees

TLNT: The Business of HR

Where end-of-year bonuses once stood as the gold standard, today’s reward programs are more varied and reflect an organization’s unique culture and creativity. Best of TLNT Best practices HR communications HR management Rewards Rewards & recognition talent management total rewards

Inquiring Minds Want to Know

Compensation Cafe

Hold compensation training sessions for all management at the new company to enable them to answer employee questions. Communicate individual pay packages in one-on-ones with the manager. For instance at Cisco, a high tech company in Silicon Valley, Compensation has a job title, salary, bonus/commission/stock (if applicable), benefits and intranet access ready for every employee in the acquired company on Day 1. You don’t want managers giving conflicting information.

New Year, Same Story: 2016 Forecast Is For Another Year of 3% Raises

TLNT: The Business of HR

According to the latest survey by Towers Watson , the global talent management consultant, “Pay raises for U.S. ” Yes, you read that right — next year’s salary hike is projected to be the same 3 percent increase employees received this year and in 2014.

Go Long with Your Candidate Experience, Kids

TalentCulture

However, imagine the go-long metaphor in the world of work and what it takes to be competitive with talent acquisition today. Many companies still can’t stomach throwing the long ball, especially when you add in a complex global talent market mired in employment law and regulatory mud.

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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