Compensation Transparency

China Gorman

B en Eubanks over at Lighthouse Research and Advisory has written a fascinating white paper on transparency. Being more forthcoming with our employees – and not just on compensation practices – will help us win the War for Talent.

Compensation Singularities

Compensation Cafe

Have you heard of the Compensation Singularity Rule? It turns out the client had applied the Compensation Singularity Rule. As wizened compensation professionals I’m sure that you’ve realized that I am being tongue-in-cheek; you have all likely faced this phenomenon in the past.

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A Clear View of the Talent Lifecycle: Compensation [Part 5]

ClearCompany HRM

The average time-to-hire is at a 5 year high, and the skill gap is widening; employers are having a harder time than ever managing the balancing act that is compensation. Talent Lifecycle Compensation

The Compensation Philosophy Conversation

Compensation Cafe

Given the priorities suggested from the above, what should our top objectives for compensation - and/or total rewards - be? At what level should salaries, cash compensation and total rewards be set relative to this competition? At median/average levels? Not at all?

Applied AI in Talent

AI is both disrupting and transforming everything about workforce management. For HR leaders, that means changing the types of skills and competencies companies need, changing the way existing employees do their jobs, and altering the recruiting landscape. This handbook looks at how AI is shaping the way we think about workforce planning and development at the highest levels.

5 Steps For Compensation Across Generations

ClearCompany HRM

They may work the same, but they’re at different steps in their lives. As such, compensating the college grad and the executive, and everyone in between means taking on few different steps in the process. People of all ages and from all generations spend their days working.

Compensation Cafe: Power of Positivity at Work

RecognizeThis!

This week on Compensation Cafe I shared research out of the University of Michigan on how “positive practices benefit the company.” Click over to the Compensation Cafe post for the full picture… and be inspired, too. (A by Derek Irvine. Recognize This!

Compensation Dentistry (part 1)

Compensation Cafe

Compensation programs can often be the same. It is the rare compensation professional who gets excited about these impending issues. Just like the fact that most kids don’t grow up wishing to be a dentist, few compensation professionals aspire to be mavens of incentive plans.

Consider, Connect, Craft: 3 ways to improve compensation communication

Bersin with Deloitte

By leading the compensation conversation, you can help foster engagement and forge stronger relationships with your people. The days of squelching conversation about compensation are over. What can your organization do to better communicate about compensation?

Educating Your Employees About Their Compensation

HR Bartender

I’d like to think if an employee doesn’t understand their compensation, it can be resolved with education. There’s more to compensation than the amount of money in an employee’s paycheck. I once worked for a company that told employees, “We survey employee compensation every year.”

Charting Your Course Through Changing Regulations

Speaker: Bonnie Treichel, Senior Consultant & CCO, Multnomah Group

The world of work is changing. Today it is easier than ever to have employees in multiple cities across several states. Multistate offices used to be reserved for very large employers, but with today’s technology, even smaller employers can embrace this game changer. For employers, the multistate workforce allows the opportunity to cast a broader net to attract the best and brightest talent to the workplace. At the same time, it comes with challenges, including compliance with a variety of rules and regulations across different states and municipalities – some of which may conflict with federal law – and failure to comply could be quite costly.

Compensation Cafe: Why Friends at Work Matter

RecognizeThis!

– “Friendships at work” is not a soft topic. I couldn’t say everything I wanted to about the importance of friends at work in my post on this blog last week , so I continued the theme today on the Compensation Cafe blog. by Derek Irvine. Recognize This!

Why the Pay-for-Performance Compensation Strategy Fails

ClearCompany HRM

After seeing how pay-for-performance has worked out at Apple, for example, other companies may want to follow suit. Tips Strategy Employment Workplace Compensation HR Emplyee RetentionWhen a market leader implements a model , others follow.

Culture and Compensation

China Gorman

PayScale has produced its 8 th annual in-depth report on compensation best practices: Comp is Culture. Even though I’m not an HR professional, much less a compensation professional, I found it fascinating. Especially the impact that compensation practices have on organization culture.

Cafe Classic: Rethinking Compensation Training

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Is your manager training on compensation failing to get the job done? Here's a look at a few ways compensation training could become far more effective. The from-to path that compensation training addresses should be tailored accordingly.

Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.

Workers’ Compensation Insurance Is Not Optional

HRWatchdog

Not properly maintaining workers’ compensation insurance coverage is costly for employers. The California Labor Commissioner’s Office reminds employers that they must maintain valid workers’ compensation insurance coverage for all workers, including part-time employees.

Compensation Cafe: Top 5 Reasons for Bad Days at Work

RecognizeThis!

— Bad days at work are inevitable, but can be reduced and impact lessened through support, recognition and positivity. Here are the top answers in response to the question, “The last time you had a bad day at work, which factors in the workplace made it bad?”. by Derek Irvine.

Rewarding Ambition: Determining Compensation Within Your OKR Process

15Five

One of the most common questions we get asked as leadership team coaches is how Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) should be used to determine salary, compensation, or bonuses. You’ve likely already heard that OKRs should not be tightly coupled with employees evaluation and compensation.

Where's the Fun in our Compensation Jobs?

Compensation Cafe

We really don't spend much time studying the emotions we feel as we practice compensation. Some people find compensation basics boring -- job analysis, job definition, job pricing using surveys and so on. Earlier, she was a Principal at Willis Towers Watson.

Un”comp”licating Compensation - Building a Brand People Want to Work for

Speaker: Kathy Steele, CEO, Red Caffeine

Are people your greatest asset? Then fair and transparent compensation and benefits are the way to affirm your organization is dedicated to this pillar of the business. However, having a strategic comp philosophy is only one part of becoming an employer of choice. It is critical to showcase your company culture, establish an employer brand foundation, and modernize your talent strategy. With unemployment levels nearing all-time lows, it’s time to get started and embed your comp practices into a part of your overall employee experience. Join Kathy Steele, an accomplished serial entrepreneur, employer branding expert, and CEO of Inc. 5000 winner Red Caffeine, as she tackles the common business challenge of setting a compensation strategy that aligns with your culture to help you build a brand to attract, engage and retain top talent in a job seeker’s market.

Compensation Wormhole

Compensation Cafe

Let’s look at it from the perspective of an employee who is doing a good, but not outstanding job. Nearly all of us can do a better job at talking to people and learning what they value. No one wants to reprogram their GPS or learn a new place to get great tacos at lunch.

Why Compensation Doesn’t Drive Motivation

Reflektive

No matter how happy and engaged your employees are at work, they won’t turn down a raise or a perk. But will the incentive of a higher salary or compensation bonus improve their work performance? While compensation is a factor in their employee experience, it doesn’t wield as much influence as you may think — a nuance especially important for companies using a pay for performance model. Compensation Isn’t Enough. Employee Engagement compensation motivation performanc

Washington policy update: November 2019 Benefits and Compensation Bulletin

Bersin with Deloitte

This post provides a quick roundup of recent legislative and regulatory developments relating to employee benefits and compensation. Individuals otherwise eligible to contribute to an HSA who are at least 55 years old can make an additional catch-up contribution of up to $1,000 per year.

Indirect Compensation

New to HR

While compensation exists to pay a person for their time, the benefits of doing their job, namely the financial ones, will be what attracts them and motivates them to do well for your company. What is Indirect Compensation? The Advantages of Indirect Compensation.

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

Compensation and Recruiting

TLNT: The Business of HR

Recruiting and compensation don’t typically work closely together. When recruiting teams have a full understanding of your organization’s compensation strategy, they can offer a competitive edge in the war on talent. Recruiters are speaking with top talent every day and have a deep understanding of the jobs at your organization. Why not leverage a strong recruiting/compensation partnership to market price roles and offer creative compensation solutions to get top talent?

Sales Compensation Strategy 101

HR Daily Advisor

Setting the compensation strategy for the entire organization is no small task, especially when certain groups may warrant their own separate compensation strategy, as they have differing goals and objectives. Sales compensation strategy 101.

3 Tips for Compensation Communication

HRsoft

From paid time off to tuition reimbursement, compensation goes far beyond base pay alone. Communicating compensation is essential to helping them see a complete overview of how they’re rewarded. Establish a Compensation Philosophy.

Binge Watching at Compensation Cafe!

Compensation Cafe

I often talk about employee communications at Compensation Cafe. Following are their insights into implementing incentive pay and sales compensation, with additional information on how to accomplish their recommendations.

Compensation Based on Your Number of Direct Reports – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

To help us understand employee compensation, I asked Ann Bares if she would share her expertise and, lucky for us, she said “yes”. Ann is managing partner with Altura Consulting Group and contributor to the Compensation Force and Compensation Café blogs.

Cafe Classic: Re-Thinking Compensation At Professional Services Firms

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: As pay transparency and equity concerns draw ever more attention, it's interesting to revisit Stephanie Thomas's Classic post about black-box models of compensation and their fit, to the unique world of professional service firm partnerships or.

Who Cares About Compensation?

Compensation Cafe

What if you worked in an organization where the Head of Human Resources didn't view the Compensation function as vitally important to the organization? Though I wasn't in a leadership role at that point the lesson learned was telling. So What's Wrong With Compensation?

Progressive Performance Management: Why Your Employee Compensation Strategy Is Holding You Back

15Five

One of the main issues that HR leaders face when considering a progressive performance management program is how to revamp their employee compensation strategy. Courtney: And that’s what makes your book so unique—you look beyond psychology research and also look at economic theory.

Washington policy update: June 2019 Benefits and Compensation Bulletin

Bersin with Deloitte

Here is a quick roundup of recent legislative and regulatory developments relating to employee benefits and compensation. 2019-25 is available at here. The post Washington policy update: June 2019 Benefits and Compensation Bulletin appeared first on Capital H Blog.

Using Deferred Compensation to Pay for Performance

Something Different

managers today 1 , so instead I wanted to share this great WorldatWork video focusing on the benefits and drawbacks of using deferred compensation to pay for performance. It stars, Bertha Masuda, Partner at Vivient. Compensation hr human resources

How to Update Compensation Without Performance Ratings

Reflektive

But for many companies, removing ratings puts compensation into a black box — employees don’t know how their raises and bonuses will be decided, possibly undermining the goal of removing ratings. Here are some ways you can determine compensation without annual performance ratings. Employees who decide their own compensation are more invested in their company and have higher performance, according to Lisa White, CEO of White Andreetto.