HR TROLLS: Thinking Unemployment on Steroids Means You Have a Compensation Problem.

The HR Capitalist

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5 takeaways from Oracle’s HR analytics report


The research was based on a survey of more than 300 HR professionals from businesses ranging from 50 employees up to more than 20,000 workers. It’s even harder when there’s a need to integrate data among multiple systems—and commonly that is indeed needed.” Related: Want real HR change?


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‘Managing’ Diversity for Your Organization: Inclusion, Employee Relations and More

Compensation Today

But more than that, it’s not enough to hire a bunch of employees who are different from one another; as humans, we need to feel included. On the flip side, without inclusion, you see a negative impact on employee engagement and retention. Employee Relations. When we fail to manage diversity, employee relations issues can arise. Promptly investigate any complaints by employees. Learn More About Our Compensation Software.

7 ways a PEO can help you manage your employee-related to-dos


The more time you spend managing employee issues, the less time you have to run your business. But by ignoring your employer responsibilities to employees, you could cause a rift in your workforce and create potentially costly legal battles. Your simple employee relations issue just escalated. Other employees are now complaining that Joe is very careless around equipment in the warehouse. An employee requests leave.

Bernie Sanders: Proving the Compensation Side of the People Business is Problematic.

The HR Capitalist

Sanders is a Democratic presidential candidate, and part of his platform has been the need to pay workers a living wage. But now the union complains some employees are getting less. The FLSA exists to provide legal boundaries for SMBs (as well as large companies) related to classification of workers. Compensation Current Affairs Employee Relations Recruiting TalentLet me start by saying this is not intended to be a political post.

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


There are a ton of great HR/Recruitment blogs. Ongig, of course, has its own recruiting blog — you’re reading it right now! This includes general HR blogs, recruiting blogs, talent acquisition blogs, employer branding blogs and more. Employee Engagement.

Cost of Living Pay Cuts for Twitter Employees Moving from Bay Area: Valid or BS?

The HR Capitalist

But as every HR pro knows, salaries offered via compensation plans get adjusted based on how much it costs to live in specific geographical areas. The salary reductions depend on where the employee relocates. Twitter employees who move and lose pay will get a $3,000 one-time allowance.

Five Steps to Simplify Your Compensation Program

Astron Solutions

As compensation professionals we are often asked if there are alternatives to simplify the method by which compensation decisions are made and communicated within an organization. The following are five basic ways to simplify the complexities of compensation. Step 1: Consolidate job titles and descriptions based on broader criteria & common activities, and move to a “job classification” pay system.

3 Questions to Help You Cross the Recruiting Finish Line


There are tips to make “time crunch recruiting” effective. But there is a price tag associated with this “ready-on-day-one” hire, and the magical compensation range of “Depends Upon Skills and Experience” may not work in your favor. However, hiring employees with lack of experience can be beneficial for you too. But recent college graduates can be some of your best employees. Larger companies often have more employees on their rosters.

Want real HR change? Look to data and analytics


For more than a year-and-a-half, HR teams have been dealing with fallout from the pandemic, including seismic shifts in how and where work gets done and a transformed workplace that requires new skills and employee experience initiatives.

HR Trends for 2021

Astron Solutions

Technology. As a result, regular communication via video conferencing and instant messaging software has helped organizations forge camaraderie and teamwork. Use of this technology also has allowed for productivity to continue even under the least ideal circumstances.

Candidates Want to Work At the BEST Companies

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud. The Workforce Institute at Kronos released the third book in its thought leadership trilogy aimed at developing and retaining a competitive and engaged workforce: It’s All About Bob(bie) – Strategies for Winning With Your Employees. The question is, how do you get employees to love your company?

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2017 Compensation Budgeting Outlook

Astron Solutions

economy and compensation budget planning. So as we collectively begin the annual ritual of compensation budgeting, let’s start with a quick analysis of the projected economic climate for 2017. As slack in the labor market diminishes and firms must increasingly compete for a shrinking pool of unemployed or underemployed workers, growth in hourly compensation is expected to pick up.”. 2017 Compensation Budgeting – A 30,000 Foot Review. Employee Relations.

6 Ways a PEO Can Help You Manage Your Employee-Related To-Dos


The more time you spend managing employee issues, the less time you have to run your business. But ignoring your employee-related responsibilities could cause a rift in your workforce and create potentially costly legal battles. Your simple employee relations issue just escalated. Other employees are now complaining that Joe is very careless around equipment in the warehouse. An employee requests leave.

Talent Management in 5 Steps: Retaining Great Employees

Astron Solutions

It’s disheartening to learn that an employee is choosing to leave your organization. According to Gallup’s report on employee turnover , 52% of employees who leave their jobs voluntarily say their organization could have done something to keep them from quitting.

Concerns Surrounding Non-Profit Executive Compensation

Astron Solutions

Executive compensation is a natural concern of many in the non-profit sector. Three years later, Charity Navigator reported that the typical charity CEO’s compensation had increased just 2.6% In addition to higher pay, some non-profits compensate for the lack of stock options and other corporate extras in the sector by allowing flexible work time. A previous Astronology® highlighted details to consider when developing a compensation plan for non-profit executives: 1.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Where Do We Start?

Astron Solutions

Everything – the entire employee life cycle, from recruitment & hiring practices, to organizational culture, to employee exit. Use data and facts to evaluate candidates the same way – Says Webb, “Create a standard evaluation system and metrics and use them the same way.

4 Creative Ideas to Boost Employee Morale at Your Company

Astron Solutions

For any business, employee morale is a big deal. When employees genuinely enjoy the atmosphere, they’ll want to succeed and be more productive, leading to higher quality work and greater outcomes for the business. Getting employee feedback can be an incredibly easy way to boost morale.

PayScale's Compensation Glossary: Part 4 of 4

Compensation Today

Jenni Marquez, CCP, PayScale Compensation Professional Let’s review. SECTION FOUR: PAY CONCERNS AND PAY RAISES 1) INTERNAL vs. EXTERNAL EQUITY Definition: Internal equity exists when employees at a company perceive that they are being rewarded fairly according to the relative value of their jobs. If you have external inequities and find your pay is low compared to market, you likely have flight risks, higher turnover, and difficulty recruiting.

6 Areas Where People Analytics Can Help HR Get Ahead

Career Metis

More companies are implementing data and analytics than are using these business-critical tools to help drive employee-related decisions. Employees are becoming more prized for their soft skills, and there is increasing competition for talent in areas such as data science.

Why Offering Corporate Gifts to Employees is Crucial for Any Business?

Career Metis

Most managers consider getting a gift for their employees a common thing they need to do at the end of the year. However, according to employee satisfaction surveys , it takes more than a bottle of wine to show your employees that you appreciate them.

Checklist for HR Department: A Step by Step Guide

HR Digest

Most new offices make do with the boss acting as the recruiter, administrator and everything else, or they hire a man Friday who acts as the general administrator and janitor. . The various department heads or managers are required to handle any other employee issues that crops up. .

5 Ways You’re Losing as an Employer


There’s a phenomenon that many HR nerds refer to as the employee lifecycle, and if it’s something you’re not managing, you may be losing out as an employer. The employee lifecycle refers to the various stages of relationship that an employee has with their employer. Human resources plays a key role in every aspect of the employee lifecycle. Recruiting. Be competitive with overall compensation packages. Provide timely final pay and other due compensation.

7 Employee Retention Strategies and Secrets

Career Metis

In 2018, leading employee retention researchers estimated 42 million Americans would turn over. As an employer, what does employee turnover mean for you? Most employers assume a hefty compensation package is the biggest motivator. Salary is definitely one of the first considerations when it comes to recruiting new talent. But salary isn’t as important to retaining employees as it is to attract them in the first place. Source –

Compliance is The Big Question on Our Minds

Essium HRM

It is achieved by successfully monitoring and managing ever changing laws and regulations as they relate to business operations and employee relations. Compliance impacts almost every task related to HR. Employment offers, contracts, employee record keeping, credentialing, license tracking, reassignments, training and more. This is in addition to the talent management modules that are also required to maintain employee data and reporting.

Tandem HR Acquires QTI’s PEO division

Tandem HR

The QTI Group is a privately owned human resources and staffing organization providing staffing, recruiting, compensation consulting, and outsourced HR to businesses headquartered in Wisconsin since 1957. They look forward to providing HR solutions to even more businesses in the area.

Workforce Analytics is Reinventing HR

Analytics Training

However, this is not a task which can be shouldered by the HR team alone; they need the right tools to deliver optimal results. Over the years, organizations around the globe have spent billions of dollars on employee performance analysis, talent recruitment, leadership training, and development. To tackle these thorny issues, companies have started investing in sophisticated data analytics tools coupled with Artificial Intelligence (AI) to add to their HR department.

HR services for small business

Tandem HR

Processing payroll, benefits shopping, employee relations, and a host of other HR services for small business are obligations of employers, not options. A PEO is an organization that provides comprehensive HR solutions to small and mid-size businesses, such as payroll, benefits, HR, tax administration, and regulatory compliance assistance. Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Employee Relations. Employee handbooks. Assistance with recruiting.

Your Weekly Dose of HR Tech: Kashable – Low Cost Loans for Employees (@GetKashable)

The Tim Sackett Project

Today on The Weekly Dose I take a look at the HR Tech, voluntary employee benefit and financing solution for your employees called Kashable. Kashable is basically a simple way for your employees to borrow money, where you as a company are not involved, but can still ensure they get the assistance they need! Loaning out money to employees, through your company, always becomes a nightmare. This is why I was so intrigued with a technology like Kashable.

Is Comp Management Software Right for Your Company?


How is compensation management working in your company right now? While some business leaders tend to perceive compensation as a static event, HR managers know that in reality, it’s about much more than simply calculating compensation. Compensation must be managed – therefore, it’s an ongoing series of activities; not simply a “one and done” annual event. The goals of compensation management are to attract, retain, and motivate your employees (source: ).

Paid Time Off – Back to Basics

Astron Solutions

In a 2017 small business survey conducted by Justworks and Squarefoot , it was reported that less than half (44%) of employees felt that unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO) is important. While in some cases employers designate a specific amount of days / hours for each reason for being away from work, this article will focus on policies that allow employees to earn a bank of paid time off, and then use the time as they see fit. Paid time off is considered an excellent recruitment tool.

How To Ruin The Office Party for Everyone


Holiday parties have become THE place where employees are “recognized.” If you’ve waited to communicate your appreciation for an employee until the annual party, you don’t deserve to be called a leader. And what makes you think that an employee and/or guest attending your holiday party wants to have you interrupt the festivities and pontificate while awkwardly advancing a poorly done power point presentation?

The Top 27 Talent Management Resources


Or really anyone in charge of hiring, training, and monitoring the performance of some or all of your employees. One of the big influencers in HR and Talent Management, Josh Bersin runs this blog where he discusses “strategic talent management, creating high-impact learning organizations, and how organizations drive business change and competitive advantage through talent strategy and technology.”. Recruiting animal. ERE Recruiting Conference and Expo. Tools.

What is HCM software and what can it do for your organization?

Zoho People

As an HR professional, you're involved in every stage of your employees' journey within your organization. Recruitment, onboarding, payroll, attendance, performance, L&D, offboarding—honestly, just listing them all is tiring. HCM software is just one of these solutions.

How to maximize the power of excellent HR service quality


These are just a few of the emotionally fraught situations for which employees seek out human resources—for guidance, reassurance and knowledge. None left the employees feeling seen, heard and understood. Adam needed to update his benefits to include his new partner.