HR Trends: Employee Feedback, Pulse Surveys, and Analytics


According to Bersin by Deloitte , HR is pushing for more team-centric, intelligent, and easy-to-use digital innovation. Let’s take a closer look at why these HR trends for 2018 are so hot starting with what happens when employees have a voice. Tara asked why we didn’t offer a feature that provided incentives to employees for their healthy choices through our recognition and rewards engine.

It’s Clear Employees REALLY Matter When They Get a $100,000 Bonus

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When 1,380 employees got a $100,000 bonus each, the story should have made headlines everywhere. Compensation & Benefits Employee Recognition Engagement HR Insights HR Management HR News HR Trends Incentives Retention & Engagement Rewards Talent Management Wages, Pay, & Salary Featured

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Variable Pay Is Becoming More Common and More Frequent

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A rich compensation mix encompasses much more than base pay alone, there are bonuses, incentives, benefits and much more to consider. Bonuses Compensation & Benefits HR Trends Incentives Strategic HR Strategy Wages, Pay, & Salary FeaturedTogether, all these pay elements create a total rewards package for employees.

California HR Trends for 2017—Don’t Get Burned!

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feels the pain of HR pros. Siegel alerted attendees to several potential “sunburns” California HR professionals need to protect themselves against regarding their sunny state’s complex labor laws. The new overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) are a hot topic for everyone in HR, but how do these changes in the salary basis test for white collar overtime exemptions impact California? Piece-rate is often confused with commissions or bonuses.

Are Annual Raises Dead? Only If You Don’t Want to Gain a Competitive Advantage

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An article last week from CNBC , with data from Towers Watson and Aon Hewitt, showed that the annual pay raise is essentially dead (and in Towers Watson’s case, bonus pools will also be underfunded). Compensation & Benefits HR Management HR News HR Trends Incentives Pay for Performance Pay Increases & Raises Retention & Engagement Talent Management Wages, Pay, & Salary Featured

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

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More annual, short-term pay incentives. There’s another trend that seems to be taking hold, according to the survey: “More employees are becoming eligible to receive annual and short-term incentives, and more are also receiving awards. More than eight in 10 exempt employees (85 percent) received a bonus this year, up from 81 percent in 2014. If you were thinking all the recent news of job growth signaled a big comeback for the U.S.

A Cautionary Tale About the Largest CFPB Fine Ever


Our friend, Toby Graham, stopped by this week to help us understand one of the biggest news stories hitting HR and the world of employee management. At the Heart of the Problem – Incentive Programs. Employees secretly opened unauthorized accounts to hit sales targets and receive bonuses," Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, said in a statement. Recruiting Best Practices HR trends

HR Basics: How to Cope When You Have a Compensation Department of One

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Over the last few years, we have seen a rise in attention to the all too common, “HR Department of One.”. Another compensation plan or a small tweak to an incentive program may make things better or more interesting, but getting salaries and bonuses right is the priority. Since compensation and HR are part of the same job at most of the companies, the approach is more holistic than at many larger companies.

A Day In The Life Of Traditional HR

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Many of us know the traditional “human resources” and many of us have many more assumptions on what HR professionals do. Sometimes they even deal with bonuses. For this first hour, HR deals with all those that call or e-mail about how they are out sick and will not be coming in to work. While in the middle of taking care of new hire paperwork, there is an employee that needs to speak with HR. and the furture for HR is now. (c) c) New To HR.

Benefits and Rewards – Why Employees Want More

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For most businesses, the cost of rolling out an integrated flexible HR and payroll benefits scheme is almost immediately negated by the cost savings gained through process standardization, retention and control of costs. For someone in their 20s and 30s, the option to assign less of their benefits allowance to a pension and more to buying days off to cover travel or childcare, for example, is a huge bonus – and one that costs the business very little. digital HR transformation ?projects.

A Day In The Life Of Traditional HR

New to HR

Many of us know the traditional “human resources” and many of us have many more assumptions on what HR professionals do. Sometimes they even deal with bonuses… A lot of it can seem nebulous, but before writing them off, let us journey through a typical day to truly understand their importance in the organization. For this first hour, HR deals with all those that call or e-mail about how they are out sick and will not be coming in to work.

Promotion without a raise? Experts weigh in

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Some companies aren’t offering raises as part of promotions this year, but they’re offering additional pay such as a year-end bonus or quarterly incentives. You could map out milestones you’ll achieve in the first year, and confirm that you’ll receive a bonus at that point.

Talent and HR News Weekly Update: Employee Recognition Trends


1) Trends in Employee Recognition from HR Trend Institute Employee recognition programs, once considered a “nice” but non-essential component of human resources, have changed dramatically over the past five years. What trends have emerged in the recent past and what do they tell us about how employee recognition programs will be defined in 2017 and beyond? The impact of financial incentives is often short-lived. So, how exactly has the world of HR changed?

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


However, all feedback finally needs to be translated into a figure for bonus payments or salary adjustments under any pay-for-individual-performance regimes, where the available funds sensibly are confined. Instead of formal and transparent objectives, criteria and ratings, managers create their own “shadow accounting,” or HR is providing “decision criteria catalogs” that shall assist managers in making the necessary differentiation between employees.

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]


There are a ton of great HR/Recruitment blogs. We’ve compiled a list of the top 100 HR blogs by organic traffic they receive via Google and search engines (see Methodology below). This includes general HR blogs, recruiting blogs, talent acquisition blogs, employer branding blogs and more. Awesome HR Blogs (Untrackable) — There’s a second list at the end of this article with blogs that ahrefs didn’t track in a fair, apples-to-apples way. HR Blog.