Out With Comparisons, In With Confidence


Imposter Syndrome, comparison-itis, and many other terms have been coined to describe this phenomenon. When it dents our confidence, and holds us back from maximising our potential we really need to find a way put the comparisons aside and move forward. You can find lots of useful information on how to define, identify and minimise the comparisons – here are my five top tips. Make sure you stop to celebrate the little wins along the way, and of course the big wins at the end!

Harnessing the Power of Pay Comparisons to Drive Productivity?

Compensation Cafe

The fact that our behavior is shaped by the constant comparisons we make between ourselves and those in our reference group has been well established in sociology, psychology and economics.

Best Practices for Compensation Comparison


For employers, compensation comparison can feel a bit intimidating. Let’s take a look at some best practices for compensation comparison and determining compensation for employees. In this article, we’re going to discuss 5 best practices for compensation comparison and salary determination. Of course, it’s important that your pay range is feasible as well. Though compensation comparison can feel a bit intimidating to some employers, it doesn’t have to be.

Salary calculator: 5 comparison tools you can use to check pay levels

HR Morning

It’s also free (although, of course, it’s funded through your tax dollars). The first comparison report is free. It’s easy to see comparison for other companies and salaries for similar titles.

Compensation Dictionary

This is your crash course in the compensation. companies with a shared point of comparison. www.payscale.com 18 Definition Why it matters The comparison of internal pay to the market pay rate for a job. language. Find all the terms you need to.

Culture Crash Course Lesson 1: What is Company Culture?


Use this comparison to identify the biggest gaps between your current culture and your target culture– or in other words, your key opportunities for alignment. The post Culture Crash Course Lesson 1: What is Company Culture?

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A Crash Course in Job Descriptions

HR Daily Advisor

Create a point of comparison between different roles within the organization, which can help to determine the appropriate salary level and salary structure within the organization. Creating good job descriptions is critical for most organizations.

SaaS vs custom eLearning solution: How to Start an Online Tutoring Business?


Find out the target audience’s needs that match your skill, so you can help somebody to improve it by providing them a personalized new course. Define the type of courses like video courses, written format courses, etc. and then outline your course requirements.

Paid Time Off: Comparing Paid Family Leave Programs Around the World


Life with babies, children, and dependents follow an uncharted course, and can be hectic to say the least. HR compared comparison global maternity leave no paid leave paid family leave paid time off programs PTO u.s.

Fueling Professional Development with Personalized Learning

Cornerstone On Demand

Friendly Competition Through Gamification At shopping comparison website el MejorTrato.com , with offices in Central America and South America, training games are driving productivity.

Recruit Better: Create an Online Realistic Job Preview

HR Bartender

Of course, no candidate wants to answer with a weakness, so they often come up with a weakness that can also be considered a strength. “Tell me one of your weaknesses.” is a classic interview question.

Employability Skills Provide Your Career Future – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

I’ve never seen the 1983 version , so I’ll leave the comparisons to Chevy Chase fans everywhere. On the day of their visit, her sorority is having a fun, obstacle course event for charity.

How To Use Cohort Analysis for Better Workforce Decisions


Instead of accepting an intuition-based decision, consider performing a data-driven cohort analysis, where you look at each employee’s detailed work records and perform comparisons against similar employees and employee groups.

The 100 HR Indicators Every Manager Needs to Know


Offer acceptation rate Referral hire rate Re-hire rate Interviewee satisfaction rate (in relation to the recruitment process) #5 – Internal Movement Indicators Promotion Rate: the number of employees that have been promoted in comparison to the total number of employees.

A room filled with paper records or Virtual Data Room Solutions?


Whatever your course is – mergers and acquisitions, organizing negotiations for the administrative board, attracting investments to a foundation, developing new goods or anything else – virtual data room services will help you solve the problem in the most skilled and money-saving way.

How This Digital Agency Created a Global Culture of Performance


Appraisals create a toxic culture of competition and comparison, which are never good for an organization’s bottom line. Of course, a new tool or system will not replace all of an organization’s existing systems. It’s no secret that the old performance management process is out.

Lift Me Up


"It is very easy to overestimate the importance of our own achievements in comparison to what we owe others." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer I've been quite reflective the last week or so, thinking about my role models, close friends and colleagues, as well as the long journey I've been on to get.here.

How To Use Cohort Analysis for Better Workforce Decisions


Instead of accepting an intuition-based decision, consider performing a data-driven cohort analysis, where you look at each employee’s detailed work records and perform comparisons against similar employees and employee groups.

The (De)Motivating Effects of Relative Performance Evaluation

Compensation Cafe

As we mature, the types of comparisons we make change, but we're still making comparisons: who earns more money, who performs better in the job, and so on. In the workplace, these comparisons become formalized through the organization's performance evaluation system.

Organizations Must View Employee Engagement As a Long Term Business Activity

HR Bartender

The first time an organization conducts a survey and receives their eNPS score; they’ve established a baseline that they can use for future comparison.

Not Your Grandma’s Mid-Year Performance Review (No Offense Grandma)


They don’t give the employee an opportunity to course-correct a problem until perhaps months later. 2) Avoid comparisons to peers. Forced ranking, or social comparisons, make it more difficult for employees to accept feedback. “Summertime and the living is easy.”

New law says wage theft is a felony for Colorado employers


Of course, with Colorado’s new law, that kind of thinking may change drastically for employers. Colorado has taken the lead in the fight to end wage theft in the United States. A new state law has passed that could better protect employees’ income and keep employers accountable.

7 Intriguing Employee Engagement Trends for 2019


Engaged employees demonstrate this through their interactions with coworkers, their attitude, and of course, their work. This piece also provides an in-depth comparison of the top 20 employee engagement software platforms on the market. “What do you want to be when you grow up?”.

Justify a Job Offer’s Salary with Data


At most large organizations, this is based on a comparison of the compensation levels for the people who perform the same role, at the same level, and in a similar geography.

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4 steps toward making equal pay a reality at your company


” As an HR leader, you’re only responsible for your own company, of course. By comparison, black American women receive 60 cents for every dollar earned by white men, while white women earn 79 cents for every dollar white males earn.

Stop Lying To Candidates: Here's a Good Way To Tell Them Why They Didn't Get The Job.

The HR Capitalist

Of course, you're fearful you're going to be sued as a result of your bumbling on this conversation. PS - make sure those things are real and that the comparison of candidates nets out the way you're describing it.

Top Skills of High Performing HR Data Scientists


Entry into the discipline requires at the very least strong data science skills, knowledge of research design principles, the ability to clearly explain technical concepts to people with non-technical backgrounds, and, of course, an interest in studying people in the workplace.

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Cafe Classic: Re-Thinking Compensation At Professional Services Firms

Compensation Cafe

All of the above systems have some means of comparison - whether everyone is compared against one another and automatically found to be equal, as in the equal partnership, or whether everyone is compared against all others based solely on individual performance.

Do I Need a Performance Appraisal System?

Get Hppy

An appraisal system will assess staff performance against a list of set objectives and will help to guide employees on a course of future development. Review Cycle and Comparison Tools. Most companies now run on an appraisal system of one sort or another.

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Chill Out: It Really Doesn't Matter Where Your Kids Go to College.

The HR Capitalist

Until you figure out the following 2 things: 1-- Comparison is the thief of joy , and more importantly; 2-- By the time your kid has his second job and/or 5 years into the world of work, it's not going to matter where he/she went to school.

How to Talk About Salary—And Why

Cornerstone On Demand

Without everything included in the total reward package, a comparison of base pay may be completely irrelevant. Transparency can virtually eliminate this unless, of course, the pay is truly not fair. Talking about salary is traditionally a touchy — and taboo — topic.

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7 Reasons to Switch to a Career in IT

marenated HR

While studying for a degree might be interesting as a course of study, working in that field is entirely different. Technology seems hip, trendy, and interesting by comparison. By comparison, IT careers are highly progressive.

Managing Internal Equity While Appropriately Rewarding Top Performers

Something Different

I am aware of the advanced analytics movements that have taken hold of professional sports over the course of the last several decades… I’m just using a figure of speech.

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4 Data-Driven Steps to Increase Headcount on a Budget


Of course, cost is not the only factor to consider at this stage. Visualizations, such as bar charts providing a comparison of headcount with a breakdown by city, will allow you to see the cost differences more easily.

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Counter-Offers: Know When to Hold’em or Fold’em


Instead of accepting an intuition-based decision, consider taking an analytical approach: by accessing the employee’s detailed work records and performing comparisons against like employees and employee groups, you can make better decisions based on evidence.