How Betty Crocker Thinks about Compensation

Compensation Cafe

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? I've finally come up with a good comparison that I want to share with you.

No Statue of Entitlement

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We compensation professionals have been slow to face the implications of how entitlement attitudes affect reward management practices. There is no statue of entitlement , nor is there any law guaranteeing a right to anything you want.

Do You Know How to Attract Star Employees?

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With certain job levels, the link between incentives and the company's mission would be quite valuable, too. After all, that's the context of your pay-for-performance philosophy, isn't it? Most of us are deep into recruiting these days, so Gallup's question caught my eye and held it.

Competitive Market Surveys Rarely Produce Identical Pay

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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. In addition, an employer may select different peer comparison groups for each work group and address them differently.

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.

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.

The Misallocation Dilemma

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Despite the fact that dividing any “excessive” pot among regular employees might only buy each a single pizza, invidious comparisons make wonderfully effective sound bites. More and more money to fewer and fewer people seems to be the trend today.

Performance Snapshots at Deloitte

Strategic HCM

Buckingham dealt less with the more formal aspects of performance management but it’s this that was covered extensively in the Harvard Business Review. Actual performance accounts for only 21% of the variance. So traditional performance reviews are clearly very unlikely to work.

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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%.

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. In this case, variable remuneration is therefore commission-based and not bonus-based.

Value End-of-Year Implementation -- Turn Down the Heat on the CEO Pay Ratio

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Positive visibility should help, and one reliable channel is end-of-year communications about pay practices, bonus awards, company results, team achievements and so on. What would their managers say if you asked them that question?