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How Betty Crocker Thinks about Compensation

Compensation Cafe

Updating compensation practices or redesigning a plan? Why ask managers and employees about how they understand pay for performance, when you're not planning to change the performance management process any time soon?

No Statue of Entitlement

Compensation Cafe

We compensation professionals have been slow to face the implications of how entitlement attitudes affect reward management practices. Put into a compensation framework, is everyone entitled to a raise?

Competitive Market Surveys Rarely Produce Identical Pay

Compensation Cafe

Compensation professionals love to cite “the open market,” while being less eager to admit that every market is different. The reasons may be seem obscure to outsiders, but they are clear to those who follow the arcane practices of the wage and salary management field.

Santa, Where Do Best Practices Come From?

Compensation Cafe

Much as we like to believe that our compensation processes are objective, even numbers have a way of being influenced by human nature. Fortunately, there are time-tested actions that you can follow including these three listed in a recent Harvard Business Review "Management Tip of the Day.".

Do You Know How to Attract Star Employees?

Compensation Cafe

Not only is the famous battle for talent waging outside your company's ramparts, but a large chunk of the people you want to recruit think career opportunities and inspiring business goals are higher priorities than compensation when choosing a new employer.

The Misallocation Dilemma

Compensation Cafe

If reality is not matching theory, I would expect all sorts of ivory tower eggheads with advanced degrees in labor economics would have spoken up to enlighten us mere compensation practitioners stuck in the mud of ground-level reality.

BLR’s 2017–2018 Pay Budget and Variable Pay Survey

HR Daily Advisor

to senior management, 19.1% awarded as much to employees at the management level, 19.7% awarded it to non-management salaried exempt employees, 20.6% A peek at the maximum increase tied to a performance scale of 1–5 shows that 20.1% Performance management: 8.4%.

To Pay For Performance Without Performance Ratings, In For A Penny, In For A Pound

SuccessFactors

In recent times, many companies euphorically and rather media-effectively jumped on the bandwagon of abolishing performance ratings. Most, however, were still trying to hang onto their legacy pay-for-performance concepts based on individual objectives.

Annual Performance Reviews Aren’t Dead, but They Do Need New Life

Capterra

If you’re a small or midsize business (SMB) that does annual performance reviews, I have some terrible news. Annual performance reviews are dead. A staple of performance management since the 1950s, gone forever. Jump to: What should stay: Performance ratings.

The Myth Of Right-Skewed Performance Rating Curves

SuccessFactors

Perhaps you have heard the following concept in a conversation about performance management, ratings, and the subsequent compensation decisions: “When compared externally , we’re a superior company.