What Are The Compensation Questions Your Managers Should Be Able to Answer?

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2020 98

Tips for Talking About Compensation


Even HR professionals cringe at the thought of discussing compensation with employees, be they long-term employees or new hires. Still, having “the talk” about compensation doesn’t have to turn into a whirlwind of chaos. Here are a few tips for easier conversations about compensation in the workplace. PayScale’s compensation software can help you determine salary ranges or create an employee report when compensation questions come up. HR compensation


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THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: e17 – Crocs and Compensation Strategy in a COVID World.

The HR Capitalist

In episode 17 of The HR Famous Podcast , long-time HR leaders (and friends) Kris Dunn and Tim Sackett come together to discuss Crocs, compensation strategy, Facebook’s new location based salary adjustments, and the return of the MLB. 6:45 – Today’s topic: compensation strategy.

2020 100

Staff Development, Benefits & Compensation for Low-Wage Workers


Those working in these jobs make up a large portion of the workforce, so it is imperative that we think about them when creating staff development programs, compensation structures and benefits. The answer to how we better engage and develop our low-wage employees is a mix of compensation, benefits and staff development. Compensation & Benefits. Those working in these jobs […] HR benefits compensation employee training minimum wage

Change and Live: Leadership Today


I’d like to flip a typical org chart on its ear and place leadership at the base or on the bottom of the chart and rip the insides out to find the “managers in the middle”, the 360 degree leaders who inspire without compensation, influence without recognition, encourage without fanfare, and teach without direction. Leadership Today. Trademarks of Leadership Today. Part 7: Change and Live: Leadership Today. Leaders and Teachers.

5 Ways to Compensate for a Lack of Paid Professional Experience

Careers Done Write

Volunteers also have the chance to hone leadership and organizational skills. Volunteer experience can be shown on a resume in a category called, “community leadership” or “volunteer experience.” Don’t let lack of recent paid professional experience keep you from your dream job. There are at least five ways that you can gain skills and experience necessary for your target career.

How Should Continuous Feedback Affect Compensation/Promotion Decisions?


Once your company has started giving more frequent feedback, you may be wondering how this new system will impact compensation and promotion decisions. We recommend that you try and separate feedback as much as possible from compensation and promotions. . Of course you still need a way to promote new managers and make compensation decisions. Base promotions on leadership skills. So aside from promotions, how do you figure out the compensation question?

5 Leadership Predictions for 2011

Water Cooler Wisdom

« Remove the Barriers to Real Work | Main | New Years Resolution: Dont Insult Potential Partners » December 23, 2010 5 Leadership Predictions for 2011 2010 is quickly coming to a close, and fortunately, so is the recession that left most leaders fearing for the future of their organizations.  especially, requires early and ongoing leadership development training as they prepare to take on retiring Boomers' responsibilities at a younger age.

2011 65

Defining Commensurate: It’s not so easy…


You have most likely heard or read the words “compensation will be commensurate with experience and/or academic preparation” What does this mean? . Many may see those words in a job posting or job description and think this means they will receive a compensation package which is comparable to what everyone else in the world with a same or similar job title makes. Each hiring organization gets to determine what they will pay and how they will compensate their employees.

2014 101

PODCAST: e4 - This is HR - Women's Soccer Pay Equity, Management by 2Pac, Productivity Woes

The HR Capitalist

Compensation Leadership Workplace(Email subscribers, if you don't see the podcast player, click here to listen to the podcast ). In Episode 4 of THIS IS HR , Jessica Lee (VP of Brand Talent, Marriott) is joined by Tim Sackett (President of HRU) and Kris Dunn (CHRO at Kinetix) for a discussion of industry news that only true HR pros could love.

Transparent Wage Policies: Honest or Chaos Provoking?


Is compensation an equal rights issue? If employers knew everyone could view salary information, they’d have greater incentive to ensure they were compensating workers in accordance with the law. If your company is considering making the switch, be sure to consult a compensation management professional to get the tools you need to make the transition a smooth one. HR Leadership compensation wage wage policies

Wage 95

How Your HR Coordinator Can Steal 200K From Your Company.

The HR Capitalist

The operations and HR leadership side was busy enough that they never had a reason to catch it. New leadership came into the store or HR (possible she was the primary local HR contact for the store in question) and said the following: "What is up with the OT at this store? CompensationHR Coordinators who read my blog - don't do this. No matter how dumb you may feel the person/organization you work for is, you'll eventually pay the price.

2018 102

Just when I thought I had all the answers…


Bonus Track Leadership Life "Rayanne Thorn" @Ray_anne affect blogging4jobs future learning life no over-compensate process risky say no say yes volunteer wisdom Work yesI’m just a girl who can’t say, “No” Over the years, I have come to realize that I hate saying “No” for the simple reason that I love saying “Yes.”

2012 103

VP of Equality Is The Rationalized Replacement for VP of Diversity at Salesforce.

The HR Capitalist

More from TechCrunch : “It’s important for tech companies to have at least one voice at the senior leadership table that advocates for issues around equality, diversity and inclusion. Earlier this year,Salesforce chairman and CEO Marc Benioff revealed that his company spent about $3 million in 2015 to equalize compensation across the company, closing the tech giant’s gender pay gap. Communications Compensation Employee Relations HR Insider Innovation

2016 107

Hindsight Is 20/20: Living Your Culture In The Next Normal

Career Realism

5) Significant concerns arise for Workers Compensation insurance. See Courtney DuChene, Longer Claims, Falling Premiums: NCCI Details on How COVID-19 Could Affect Workers Compensation, riskandinsurance.com, April 30, 2020 7.)

2020 58

What They Aren’t Telling You About the Gender Wage Gap


Having been involved in my share of salary negotiations and compensation investigations, I can say that none of my investigations were concluded with evidence that a hiring manager was intentionally providing male candidates with more compensation than female ones. The company has no salary or compensation plan guidelines. The compensation plan was not aligned with current market conditions. Compensation on both sides (employer and employee) is complex.

Wage 65

Want a Fatter Salary? These 5 Things Are More Important!

Catherines Career Corner

Tweet Written by Catherine Adenle It is easy, in this over-commercialized world for us to think that money is everything. In actual fact, this is not necessarily true. To get into high paying jobs you will have to study and develop [.].

HEY BIG COMPANY: Are Your Management Trainees Bristling At Being Salaried Employees?

The HR Capitalist

Due to high turnover, Defendant filled these spots like the NFL keeps a practice squad, waiting until someone quit or was fired, but in the interim working many hours in restaurants performing non-exempt duties without being compensated for overtime hours worked. Compensation Litigation WorkplaceAh yes. The time honored tradition of the management trainee position. You know it, you love it. You recognize the value.

2015 109

The Future of HR Is Now: How CHROs Can Help CEOs Succeed


If you, as a CHRO, are not experimenting with new forms of technology, new forms of management, new forms of compensation, and new forms of building teams, you will not be prepared by the time 2020 gets here. HR Leadership big data analytics c suite CHRO human resources leadershipIt is often considered the role of the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) to support the strategic direction set out by the CEO.

2015 123

This Is What Companies Do When They Are Getting Kicked by Entry-Level Turnover.

The HR Capitalist

Hire new leadership? . Compensation Employee Relations Let''s say you''re an HR leader responsible for recruiting and retention in some entry-level parts of your company, and your turnover rate is the death of a thousand cuts. Sure, you have a great retention month every once in a while (lucky! probability!), but most months are grim when you look at turnover in those entry level positions. What do you do? Commission a study of turnover? Go on a listening tour?

Develop and Retain the Next Gen Workforce


Leadership Development. They want to know now if they have a chance at management or organizational leadership. A formalized leadership development program is a great addition to talent management. A unified talent management system allows for alignment between compensation, reporting and analytics, talent mobility, and career planning with performance management, succession planning, and leadership development.

2014 119

The Top 100 Movie Quotes for HR Pros: #76 is Tony Mareno ("You Know How Many Times Someone Told Me I Did Good?").

HR Capitalist

I finished up a module in BOSS - Leadership Skills for the Modern Manager (our manager training series at Kinetix ) last weekend and found this gem on compensation and Performance Management. A topic that causes more dissatisfaction per capita than any other workplace conversation surrounding compensation. . Compensation Top 100 Movie Quotes for HR Recurring series at the Capitalist : The Top 100 Movie Quotes of all time for HR Pros.

2014 63

Lean In or Lean Out: Women Are Damned Either Way


that a man makes, there is still a considerable distance to go before we compensate everyone equally. Men in positions of authority are consistent with the expected status beliefs, and male leadership is accepted as normative and legitimate,” she said. What is the long-term result of us pushing women to take more leadership roles if they develop depressive symptoms and then cannot work at their full potential?

Women 100

When Raises Shouldn't Be A Given.(Non-Economic/NFL Edition)

HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note - Working to put the finishing touches on some Comp Training as part o f the Leadership Series we''re doing at Kinetix. Simply put - the Patriots have a long history of not upping, overvaluing and overextending compensation to players who won''t continue to improve or whose skills may decline quickly. I say you force yourself to have the tough conversations related to an individual''s contribution and where their compensation is going when: 1.

2014 63

Collaboration Management in Talent Management


Talent Management is terminology that describes the process of employing people, developing their capabilities, utilizing and managing, and compensating their services in tune with the job and the organizational requirement. Using employee-training programs during onboarding, quarterly training, or online training tools can help provide candidates insight into the development and leadership process and support the company’s overall mission and message.

The Unintended Consequences of Federal Unemployment in a COVID World.(Best Boss Ever Podcast)

The HR Capitalist

But any and all compensation issues in a pandemic are interesting to me, which is why I had one of my favorite compensation experts - Ann Bares - join me on my BEST BOSS EVER podcast to talk about managing compensation strategy in a pandemic world. Compensation Force.

2020 98

6 Workplace Realities Women Will Face In 2040

Water Cooler Wisdom

CONTINUING GENDER GAPS IN LEADERSHIP. It’s been estimated that at the current rate of change, it will take until 2085 for women to reach parity with men in leadership roles. A recent study by VitalSmarts researchers Joseph Grenny and David Maxwell found that women’s perceived competency drops by 35% and their perceived deserved compensation by $15,000 when they're seen to be assertive or forceful—violating ingrained cultural expectations for women to be caring and nurturing.

2016 50

Pay Increase: How Not to Ask

Catherines Career Corner

Written by Catherine Adenle Asking for a pay increase could be nerve-wracking regardless of your position in an organisation. In this slow economy, it’s even a bit risky if you are not cautious about having a justifiable strategy when you ask [.] Related posts: Thrive and Get Noticed at Work: 50 Tips. Want a Fatter Salary? These 5 Things Are More Important! Get the Job, Keep the Job and Lead! You Are the Pilot of Your Career Plane. The 5 Gifts to Give Your Employees.

2012 46

Challenges of Managing Non-Profit Volunteers


Nonprofits often have unpaid human resources (volunteers), but we’re learning that volunteers should be managed much like employees — it’s just that they’re not compensated with money; they’re compensated in other ways.”. Business Guest HR employee engagement Heide Brandes leadership styles managing the volunteer leader managing unpaid volunteers managing volunteer leaders organizational leadership volunteering

2011 101

The 5 Biggest Lies In HR. (#3 - We're Into Pay for Performance)

HR Capitalist

You know, that little thing called the truth, effectively washed down with a bit of leadership, personality and at times, humor. Branding in HR Compensation Performance Management This is a post in a 5-part series targeting the 5 biggest lies in HR. Lucky you. That’s right. I’m here today not to give you the normal PR spin about how strategic the HR function can be, but instead to call B.S. on the biggest lies in HR.

2013 62

First Strike in Salary Negotiations and The Use of Ranges.

HR Capitalist

I went on in the post to outline a reasonable way that an HR leadership candidate who approached me after the presentation could deliver a first strike with a company she was doing a final interview with. Compensation Recruiting Some of you are aware that I run another blog on HR and Talent called Fistful of Talent - check it out if you haven''t.

The Value of Succession Planning


The costs of such an expansion varies, increases, or decreases greatly – based upon the actual “cost per hire”, the compensations required for new, displaced, or promoted employees, as well as the necessary exertion or work provided by the involved departments – be that HR, recruiting (corporate or outsourced), and also the department wherewith the hiring or expansion are to take place. The Cost of Growth.

2014 109

the ‘F’ Word — Opportunity in Failure


This manager had very high production on his team and he was highly compensated. Business HR business failure business failures employee leadership f work failure fired hr investigation leadership management failureWe can learn a lot from failure. From our mistakes and from poor decision making. I watched my daughter ( my CMO ) take her first steps bravely removing her hands form my living room sofa only to fall and fall hard.

2011 92

How to Generate Customer Referrals

Water Cooler Wisdom

  The author of the Duct Tape Marketing blog , John mostly focuses on marketing the small business, but I find myself applying his lessons to leadership in the Fortune 500 all the time. Interestingly, John does not advocate any kind of financial compensation for customer referrals.  Best Practices Compensation Entrepreneurship Handy Resources Networking People Skills ProductivityJohn Jantsch is one of the top strategic thinkers in business today. 

2011 56

First Strike in Salary Negotiations and The Use of Ranges.

HR Capitalist

I went on in the post to outline a reasonable way that an HR leadership candidate who approached me after the presentation could deliver a first strike with a company she was doing a final interview with. Compensation RecruitingSome of you are aware that I run another blog on HR and Talent called Fistful of Talent - check it out if you haven't.

Creating a Company “Bible” Can Save Time and Attorney’s Fees


Benefit plan summaries, election and COBRA election paperwork; stock option, sales, bonus or incentive compensation plans. Name, phone and e-mail for company contact, and preferred method of communication; EPLI, E&O, general liability and workers’ compensation insurance policies; billing guidelines, schedules and task codes; name of the agent for service of process; preferred vendors. Leadership Work company consistency corporate culture legal advice

2013 106

Setting Goals Beyond the Performance Appraisal


I’m not saying that I don’t want to be recognized or compensated for my efforts. Leadership Life What motivates you on the job? The promise of more money and a nice title seem like the most logical choice to me. Is there supposed to be another answer? Most of us approach life from the attitude WIIFM – What’s In It For Me? …and and then we decide how much effort we’re going to put into the task.

Goals 108

Tuition Aid Programs: They Look Great on the Company Brochure, But Are Hard as #*#* to Use.

HR Capitalist

With that in mind, looking at traditional penetration rates of the program is the best practice when trying to budget, and payback agreements will help give your leadership some piece of mind that the folks who use the benefit are the ones most likely to stay. Benefits Compensation OD TalentHi Kris - . I'm a benefits manager in Atlanta and I'm looking for some best practices related to Tuition Aid Programs offered by companies across America. What do you have for me? -J. J. -- .

2011 54

Your Personal Value System Should Be Priceless


I was surprised and hurt, mostly because I had gone out of my way to help them with the shooting and had offered my talent for no compensation, just my name in the credits. Bonus Track Leadership Life "Golden Rule" "Rayanne Thorn" @Ray_anne blogging4jobs divorce personal values sell wedding rings stolen value system valuesTime to Move On. Five years ago, at the peak of the current economic meltdown, I asked for a divorce.

2013 121

How to Drive Employee Potential


This especially includes any compensation, allowance or bonus which would be included in the interim. HR Leadership employee improvement employee potential employee reviews interim employees promotions temporary employees This blog was originally posted by Sarah Williams on the Peformance I Create blog. Every other Wednesday, Blogging4Jobs will feature a guest post from the up-and-coming multi-contributor blog, Performance I Create. .

2013 102

3 Reasons to Start Speaking at Industry Conferences

Ms. Career Girl

In the National Association of Colleges and Employers’ 2016 Job Outlook Survey, 80% of employers said they want to see evidence of leadership skills on a candidate’s resume. Phrased less subtly, they want to see evidence of thought-leadership. If there was a day when positional leadership was a sufficient means of managing a team, that day is far behind us. Leadership Status. It’s only natural since they aren’t getting financial compensation,” she explains.

2016 214

Lucrative Business Development Consultant position-Work from Home

Job Shoe

Compensation. Beyond uncapped commissions and very aggressive compensation structure, we offer stellar resources, a supportive team, experienced leadership in the Healthcare staffing industry and the freedom to work from home. Healthcare Other Sales aggressive compensation contracts development healthcare other recruitment sales science structure supportiveCompany. Aston/Parker Recruitment Services. Location. Los Angeles, CA 90067. 100000. Education.

Lucrative Business Development Consultant position-Work from Home

Job Shoe

Compensation. Beyond uncapped commissions and very aggressive compensation structure, we offer stellar resources, a supportive team, experienced leadership in the Healthcare staffing industry and the freedom to work from home. Healthcare Other Sales business compensation contracts healthcare internet other placements reliable sales staffingCompany. Aston Parker. Location. San Francisco, CA 94102. 100000. Education. Bachelor of Science. FullTime. Experience.