Learn a new word: Positive Predictive Value

Steve Boese

The strength of a tool like COMPAS is that when accurate, it can indicate to the judge to give a longer sentence to a convict that is highly likely to be a repeat offender, and perhaps be more lenient on an offender that the algorithm assesses to be less likely to repeat their crimes once released.

The 100 HR Indicators Every Manager Needs to Know

EmployeeConnect

Compa-ratio: the comparison of an employee’s wage in relation to the median value on an organisation’s pay scale. #11 If you’re like me, you might also be addicted to listicles, these articles in the forms of bullet-points that distil information in a very digestible way.

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A Horse Of A Different Color

Compensation Cafe

For example, if you find your average compa-ratio to be skirting 80%, and your market pricing study indicates base salaries are an average -10% to market, blindly advocating what everyone else is doing for midpoint adjustments and merit spend percentages may not be an appropriate strategy for you.

Which Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Should We Use?

The Tim Sackett Project

– The top ATS market for staffing agencies is: Bullhorn, PC Recruiter, BrightMove, CATS ATS, Crelate, and Compas. I’ve said this a number of times, but it’s the question that never goes away.

Are You In A State Of Denial?

Compensation Cafe

Is your compa-ratio competitive? Many a time I have consulted with clients who would confidently, and even smugly, brag to me that all was well with their core reward programs. Everything is working fine," they would say. "We We may just need to update a few things." Their view is that if anything perhaps only a few mid-course adjustments might be necessary. The source(s) of their company's largest single expense, their payroll, are working pretty much as intended.

Help Managers Play the Game: Give Them the Right Equipment

Compensation Today

Columns filled with comp jargon such as compa-ratios aren’t going to help managers understand the decisions they are making. As a product manager, one of my favorite activities is hopping on calls with our customers to talk about all things compensation.

How Facebook Is Recruiting Exceptional Talent Today

TalentCulture

If you market your compa-ny to the talent you want, using the same channels they use, you can more effectively reach and attract the right people. Facebook, the largest social network with 1.55 billion monthly active users, is consistently one of the top employers in America.

I’ve Had Six Great Bosses in Four Years – Here’s What I’ve Learned From Each One (Part 1)

Something Different

<www.forbes.com> …So I’m relatively early in my HR career. Out of my undergraduate program in 2009, I completed my MBA and Master of Human Resource and Industrial Relations over a two year period.

Compference16 Recap: Communicating Comp, Transparency, and a Stranger Things Joke

Compensation Today

Who doesn’t love getting a little weird on free wine with other like-minded nerds who get more impassioned about range penetration & compa-ratio’s with each glass of chardonnay? 'I Hi, my name is Ashley, and I’m an HR conference junkie. I love HR conferences, maybe a little too much.

The Pay Business is the People Business

TalentCulture

Pay is not compa-ratios —it’s Karen from accounting, wondering how she will pay her skyrocketing rent—when she just got passed over for an expected raise. The Modern Comp Manifesto.

5 Ways To Motivate High-Performers

SAP Innovation

Market benchmarks: Apony also sees organizations returning to market benchmarks, (compa-ratio or position in range), to set guidelines which take into account the relationship between the salary of an employee and the pay range for that employee.

Walking Up a Descending Escalator & Other Crazy Pay Policies

Compensation Cafe

For example: if you increase your grade midpoints 3% every year while the average employee gets a 4% pay increase, the average worker's Compa-Ratio will only improve one percent per year.

How to Update Aging Salary Data for Your Organization’s Jobs

HR Daily Advisor

You can add columns for compa-ratio and range penetration, if you’d like to track that metric as well. If you work in HR then you’re always busy and, as a result, your job grade data might be a smidge past its shelf life.

Cafe Classic: How to Be Both Transparent and Secretive at the Same Time

Compensation Cafe

You can distribute well-crafted, multi-colored and detailed total compensation statements that include such helpful information as an employee's pay grade, salary range and current compa-ratio. Editor's Note: In the Classic post, we toast (roast?)

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PayScale's Compensation Glossary: Part 3 of 4

Compensation Today

4) COMPA-RATIO Definition: How an employee pay rate compares to the midpoint of their range. Why it matters: The compa (or comparative) ratio is often used to evaluate how closely a company is following its compensation plan. Jenni Marquez, CCP, PayScale Compensation Professional Wow!

Explaining Pay Raises

Nobscot

This article explains to the layperson how he can improve his increase and provides information on grading systems including a simple explanation of compa ratios. How often in HR have you had to smooth over some ruffled feathers with an employee who is upset about his or her pay increase?You You might want to share with them an article on HRWhatnot called How to Maximize Your Pay Raise.

PayScale's Compensation Glossary: Part 3 of 4

Compensation Today

4) COMPA-RATIO Definition: How an employee pay rate compares to the midpoint of their range. Why it matters: The compa (or comparative) ratio is often used to evaluate how closely a company is following its compensation plan. Jenni Marquez, CCP, PayScale Compensation Professional Wow!

What’s Your Most Useful Metric? More Results of Our HR Metrics Survey

HR Daily Advisor

of respondents keep metrics relating to compensation, with large percentages of them tracking compensation by internal and external pay equity as well as pay vs. midpoints (or compa-ratio). In yesterday’s Advisor , we shared some of the results of our nationwide survey on HR metrics.

10 Things Employers Say Every College Student Should Know About.

45 Things

5 Steps to Making "Excitement" Your Middle Name How to Protect Your Personal Brand When Your Compa.

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Shoes, Phones and Backpacks: What.

45 Things

5 Steps to Making "Excitement" Your Middle Name How to Protect Your Personal Brand When Your Compa.