Compensation Singularities

Compensation Cafe

Have you heard of the Compensation Singularity Rule? It turns out the client had applied the Compensation Singularity Rule. As wizened compensation professionals I’m sure that you’ve realized that I am being tongue-in-cheek; you have all likely faced this phenomenon in the past.

Compensation Transparency

China Gorman

Transparency in Compensation: Trends and Best Practices , underwritten by salary.com , is a thoughtful and interesting discussion of the impact of different levels of transparency in the workplace – from too little to too much.

All well and good: From wellness to well-being

Bersin with Deloitte

The move to expand traditional wellness programs into more holistic well-being programs is more than just “the right thing to do” to help employees manage their personal and professional stress; it can also create significant business value. From wellness to well-being.

How well are you managing workers’ compensation claims?

Bersin with Deloitte

The “80/20” rule is commonly applied to workers’ compensation claims: namely, that 80 percent of the cost comes from 20 percent of the claims. This is particularly noteworthy because worker’s compensation claims costs typically mirror health care costs and rise every year.

People, HR & Analytics

Speaker: Rodney B. Bolton SPHR, CEO, HR BIZZ

Through analytics you can make better decisions about all aspects of HR strategy, including which candidates to hire, which employees are doing well, who's receiving adequate compensation and how employee retention can be improved.

Wellness 2.0

Jason Lauritsen

About eight years ago, I joined an organization that was pretty serious about workplace wellness. Since the wellness team rolled up to me as the HR leader, I got pretty serious about learning what it was all about quickly. They did some really cool stuff in the name of wellness.

Culture and Compensation

China Gorman

PayScale has produced its 8 th annual in-depth report on compensation best practices: Comp is Culture. If you have anything to do with paying people – so, that’s virtually every manager, everywhere – reading this report will be well worth your time.

Why Compensation Doesn’t Drive Motivation

Reflektive

But will the incentive of a higher salary or compensation bonus improve their work performance? Well, that’s another story. While compensation is a factor in their employee experience, it doesn’t wield as much influence as you may think — a nuance especially important for companies using a pay for performance model. It includes a number of variables, such as company culture , career development, as well as meaningful and challenging work. Compensation Isn’t Enough.

Update: Employee Compensation at Wells Fargo

Compensation Cafe

Compensation Cafe has covered Wells Fargo's pay practices since 2009, when the Bank canceled prefunded employee recognition and rewards events in the midst of the Recession, blaming it on federal government restrictions on bank practices following the subprime mortgage crisis.

Indirect Compensation

New to HR

While compensation exists to pay a person for their time, the benefits of doing their job, namely the financial ones, will be what attracts them and motivates them to do well for your company. What is Indirect Compensation? The Advantages of Indirect Compensation.

Compensation Dictionary

This is your crash course in the compensation. master any compensation conversation. compensation plan. address what you plan to reward with compensation (performance, tenure, acquisition of skills, etc.). importantly, that compensation is administered fairly.

Compensation Cafe: A Paycheck Is Not Recognition for a Job Well Done

RecognizeThis!

— Psychologically healthy employees require appropriate compensation and praise for their efforts. It’s the classic discussion of the difference between compensation and recognition, which was the top of my most recent post on Compensation Cafe. by Derek Irvine.

Sales Compensation Strategy 101

HR Daily Advisor

Setting the compensation strategy for the entire organization is no small task, especially when certain groups may warrant their own separate compensation strategy, as they have differing goals and objectives. Sales compensation strategy 101.

Rewarding Ambition: Determining Compensation Within Your OKR Process

15Five

One of the most common questions we get asked as leadership team coaches is how Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) should be used to determine salary, compensation, or bonuses. You’ve likely already heard that OKRs should not be tightly coupled with employees evaluation and compensation.

Cafe Classic: Can Your Compensation Philosophy Do THIS!?

Compensation Cafe

Can your compensation philosophy keep up? The topic of compensation philosophy was raised recently in a conversation I had with a group of local executives. From a compensation perspective, this doesn't just bring new jobs and different skill sets into the picture.

Small Business Compensation Trends for 2018

Small Business Edition #CBPR181 SMALL BUSINESS EDITION 2018 COMPENSATION BEST PRACTICES REPORT A PAYSCALE REPORT Small Business Edition #CBPR182 More than half of small organizations agree that compensation is. given that the current state of compensation in 2018 is a delicate.

How well are you managing workers’ compensation claims?

HR Times

The “80/20” rule is commonly applied to workers’ compensation claims: namely, that 80 percent of the cost comes from 20 percent of the claims. This is particularly noteworthy because worker’s compensation claims costs typically mirror health care costs and rise every year.

Who Cares About Compensation?

Compensation Cafe

What if you worked in an organization where the Head of Human Resources didn't view the Compensation function as vitally important to the organization? So What's Wrong With Compensation? It is unusual for this office holder to have cut their teeth in either Benefits or Compensation.

3 Employee Compensation Changes to Consider Making in Your Company

HRsoft

While factors such as organizational culture and values do play an important part in the modern worker’s decision to stay with a company, employee compensation will always be one of the leading factors on which career decisions are made.

3 Stressed Workers Your Wellness Program May Be Overlooking

TLNT: The Business of HR

As more employers start investing in wellness benefits and initiatives, it’s important to understand their objectives. Compensation & Benefits Wellness Workplace Stress Featured

Compensation 101: A Beginner's Guide to Compensation Management

compensation management Comp 101 www.payscale.com2 By now, it’s well-accepted that a comprehensive, up-to-date compensation. are focusing more than ever on strategies to retain and hire top employees, compensation being a big one. compensation plan is no easy task.

HR Moments Matter: 3 Compensation Challenges Solved With People Analytics

Visier

In this post, Allison McConville, Visier’s VP of Human Resources , will shares how you can use data to support the people moments that matter, enabling the best compensation decisions for both your employees and your organization. . Managing Compensation Costs.

Cafe Classic: Your Compensation Philosophy is Not What You Say, It's What You Do

Compensation Cafe

We'd be wise to keep this in mind when considering our organizations' compensation philosophies. I have to smile when someone says: "We've never had a compensation philosophy." Even better is this: "We've never communicated our compensation philosophy to employees."

4 Questions Enterprise Compensation Management Should Answer

HRsoft

Enterprise compensation management (ECM) refers to the ways in which pay policies are administered, organized, and automated in companies. Specifically, ECM should be able to answer the following questions: Does our workforce feel they’re being fairly compensated?

Compensation Cafe: Superpower-based Compensation

RecognizeThis!

As work roles become more fluid, compensation needs to transform to include solutions that are more social, dynamic, and engaging. I came across an interview with Tony Hsieh the other day, as I wrote recently in this post on Compensation Cafe , where he was describing the experiment of holocracy at Zappos and what the implications were for HR practices. One interesting comment stood out when he described his thinking on how compensation was being transformed. By Derek Irvine.

How to Build Pay Grades and Set Salary Ranges

Speaker: Jennifer Ferris CCP & Paige Hanley CCP

Setting pay ranges and grades can give you a competitive advantage in an ever-changing market by enabling clear job progression as well as competitive pay. In today’s changing workforce, having a clearly defined career path is becoming critical for attracting and retaining top talent.

Sizing up Digital Talent’s Impact on Compensation

HRExecutive

HR leaders today are well aware that attracting and retaining skilled digital talent is one of the top challenges for organizations globally. ” The post Sizing up Digital Talent’s Impact on Compensation appeared first on HRExecutive.com.

Does Your Compensation Solution Help You Appeal to Talent?

HRsoft

Indeed.com recently revealed its list of top-rated workplaces for compensation and benefits. Year after year, many of the same employers tend to make the list, leaving professionals to wonder: what is it about their compensation practices that employees are so drawn to?

Compensation Cafe: Chasing Best Practices

RecognizeThis!

Benchmarks and best practices can give company leaders insight into what those around them are doing, how much they are spending, and how well they are performing. Bonus & Incentives Best Practices compensation performanceBy Derek Irvine. Recognize This!

Does Your Compensation Solution Cover Contract Workers?

HRsoft

Compensation solutions use technology and automation to address some of the most complex compensation management challenges. Is your compensation solution equipped to handle pay for your entire workforce – contractors included? How a Compensation Solution Can Help.

4 Questions Enterprise Compensation Management Should Answer

HRsoft

Enterprise compensation management (ECM) refers to the ways in which pay policies are administered, organized, and automated in companies. Specifically, ECM should be able to answer the following questions: Does our workforce feel they’re being fairly compensated?

HR Moments Matter: 3 Compensation Challenges Solved With People Analytics

Visier

In this post, Allison talks about Compensation. Compensation is one of the key culture-definers for organizations. As analytics become more widely used in HR, I’d like to share a few ways you can use a people strategy platform to make better compensation decisions: 1.

Obituary for Equity Compensation

Compensation Cafe

Stock Options, Restricted Stock Units, young Performance Units and their cousin Non-Qualified Deferred compensation tragically died in 2017 as an unintended consequence of colliding with the 429 page U.S. While less well-known, NQDC was a vital component for many of its supporters.

3 Types of Compensation Packages To Consider and Why

Achievers

Most of us receive a paycheck, so it’s easy to assume compensation packages are pretty black and white. Similar to providing good benefits, paying employees the way they want to be paid feeds back into employee happiness and well-being. Determining the right compensation package.

DOL: Employees Do Not Need To Be Compensated For Time Spent On Wellness Programs

Wellable

According to a recent Department of Labor (DOL) opinion letter , employers do not have to compensate employees for time spent participating in biometric screenings, wellness activities, and benefits fairs. Corporate Wellness

What is Conscious Compensation®?

HRsoft

Conscious Compensation® helps companies move from the traditional, capitalist approach to compensation towards practices that are more socially responsible. For decades, traditional capitalist compensation has been characterized by the following: Base wage or salary.