The Origin of the Executive Compensation Industry.

The HR Capitalist

General Motors had hired Patton to do a study of executive compensation, and he did so by surveying 37 major companies. Management tool special note of this development, and demand for Patton's help on executive pay packages went through the roof. It's fair to say that this development at McKinsey created a whole segment/industry (executive compensation) that has a lot of implications for where we find ourselves today - regardless of your belief system.

Compensation Conundrum – When You Should Compromise on Compensation

Career Alley

Having lived through events described above several times (unfortunately), I’ve learned that you need to be flexible (and careful) in the way you handle your future compensation. On the other hand, “holding out” for a level of compensation that may no longer be realistic can also backfire. – The first thing you want to try and understand is “what you are worth” and there are many tools that will help you do that.

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Three Tools for Productivity in Freelance Work

Ms. Career Girl

You can do this by adding new tools and apps to your repertoire, creating automated or streamlined ways of performing routine tasks, and even changing the way you think about your projects. Apps and Tools to Keep You On Task. Quickbooks has a great resource that collects tools from across the web and various app stores. Managing the expectations of clients is one of the most useful tools in reclaiming lost time. Hourly Compensation Or Project Compensation?

New Grads Embracing Social Media as Job Search Tool

Resume Bear

New college graduates are embracing social media as a job search tool, according to a new study conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Nearly one-quarter of 2012 graduates using social media identified it as a research tool, up from 17 percent just a year ago, and up from 15 percent among 2010 graduates,” says Marilyn Mackes, NACE executive director. Social media as a job-search tool has gained traction since NACE began tracking its use in 2008.

Subscription-Based Org Charts Are an Interesting Recruiting Tool.

The HR Capitalist

Compensation RecruitingIf you're a consumer of news, one of the things you've seen in the past is that there's a trend towards the best news outlets creating paywalls and trying to get you to pay for a digital subscription. The game plan at the Washington Post, New York Times and other outlets is to give you something like 10 free articles a month on your phone, then stop access and make you pay. Have you paid the fee? Me either, but I'm always doing the math in my head if I should.

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Career Tools to Check Out in 2011 | CareerSolvers

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Monday, January 3rd, 2011 Career Tools to Check Out in 2011 This month’s Career Collective topic is trends, tools, and hiring practices for 2011. I love writing about career tools that help job seekers keep informed. This includes salary and other compensation details, ratings on key attributes of a job such as career advancement, work-life balance and opinion of senior management.

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LinkedIn Has a Beta Salary Reporting Tool (Code Name: Glassdoor Killer)

The HR Capitalist

Compensation HR Insider TalentFirst up, let me say that I don't think LinkedIn can kill Glassdoor. Buy them? Maybe, but that would have been easier before the street hit their stock hard a few weeks back. But back to the title of the post - LinkedIn has a beta product that's asking for Salary data. Here's what it looks like when members get tagged for inclusion in the beta: What could go wrong?

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Are You Being Held Back By Your Tools?

Personal Excellence Blog

Have you ever had productivity gaps due to your tools not working well, or even… not working at all? If so, it may be time to upgrade your tools! Top Skills + Top Tools = Top Output. Similarly, it’s important to have the best (and by “best”, I mean “right”) tools that help us to achieve our best results. Had he had modern-day tools to assist him, I can imagine that he would have taken much lesser time with his skills and talents.

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Critical Tools To Start Your New Business

Corn on the Job

If you’re starting a new venture, think about the tools and equipment you need to get your business up and running. Workers’ compensation insurance : Every state requires a business to carry worker’s compensation insurance coverage, which compensates workers who are injured on the job. Starting a construction business will also require an investment in vehicles, tools, and equipment. You’ll need a variety of tools to start your business.

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FMLA – Great Tool to E-x-t-e-n-d Employment

Sklover Working Wisdom

Sklover, of Sklover & Company, LLC, a law firm dedicated to the counsel and representation of employees in matters of their employment, compensation and severance. “ The cure for anger is delay.”. – Seneca. THREE BRIEF ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : (1) Aquilino was a well known agricultural economist employed by an industry trade organization in Washington, D.C.

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How New Job Search & Recruitment Tools are Changing HR

Corn on the Job

The Job Seeker & Recruiter Tool Kit is Massive. With the advent of new technology and so many new recruiting tools, employers are challenged to create the right formula for accessing the most qualified job seekers. What are the most effective tools for attracting the best employees and what does it mean for the future of HR? The findings: Workers are using a variety of tools to find job openings, including their work devices.hem.

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COTJ Reviews JIBE.COM: Social Job Search Tool

Corn on the Job

FTC Disclosure: I received compensation for mentioning the product listed below. JIBE is a social job search tool that aggregates ALL of your Facebook and Linkedin contacts into one place, and then highlights career related information from each connection. Tags: COTJ Reviews Facebook JIBE Job Search Job Seeker Tools Linkedin Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will benefit the Corn on the Job community.

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Cards Against Humanity Buys Small Company, Makes It Employee-Owned.

The HR Capitalist

That's a powerful retention tool, and if for some reason they can't make it work, the talent is sure to remember that Cards gave them a chance to save the company and turn it around through their investment and subsequent transfer of ownership. Change Compensation Culture Innovation ODInteresting pull from the news for you today with a little Capitalist analysis. You've heard of Cards Against Humanity. Have you heard of a acqui-hire?

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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.

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Daily Pay: Discount it at Your Own Peril As an HR Leader.

The HR Capitalist

Case in point: The concept of Daily Pay as a tool for retention. Compensation HR TechMost readers of this blog are blessed in many ways, including financially. As HR and recruiting pros, many of us live our lives and really don't consider things from our workforce's point of view often enough. Daily pay is something that doesn't feel natural to HR pros. After all we've long since settled into our 2 week cycles for payroll. Payroll is due!! What's our error rate on Payroll?

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Glassdoor Just Gave You A Gift, HR. It's In a Brown Paper Bag and on Fire Just Outside Your Door.

The HR Capitalist

Many of you saw the new tool Glassdoor rolled out last week, but if you didn't, here's your notification since you missed the PR blitzkrieg. Glassdoor is launching a tool called " Know Your Worth " designed to (in their words) help US Workers find their current market value. When I played the role of a recruiter at our company, Know Your Worth gladly accepted my commission target as part of my total compensation potential. Ah yes, Glassdoor.

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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

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Frugality is a career tool | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Frugality is a career tool Posted to: Money February 1st, 2010 BMW rentals; gardening tools) and what to cut back on (e.g. Jamie Posted by Jamie Flinchbaugh on February 1, 2010 at 7:52 pm | permalink | Reply Frugality is a career tool as much Gossiping is; as much as unethical practices are; as much as rudeness is, and so on. Is this your first time here?

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?? 365 Top Tips to Rock Your Job Search Every Day of 2018


Know your compensation priorities besides salary. Track resume views with tools like Must-Read Tips job search tools recruitersYour job search crash course this year. Photo by Phil Dolby. How to use this list. A job search tip a day keeps the recruiters away closer… This isn't a calendar.

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How to Develop Strategic Succession & Employee Development Plans


Strategic Succession Planning Tools That Makes Sense. Strategic tools like succession planning and talent management should be a priority for all companies every single day. FTC Disclosure: I received compensation for mentioning and reviewing the product listed above as part of one of the services I offer my clients. Companies spend an awful lot of time, money, and energy engaging prospective job seekers.

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366 Job Search Tips for Every Day of 2016


Know your compensation priorities besides salary. Track resume views with tools like Yesware. Must-Read Tips job search tools recruitersYour job search crash course this year. Photo credit: Jay Huang. How to use this list. A job search tip a day keeps the recruiters away closer… This isn’t a checklist. Some of the tips only apply to job seekers of certain kinds, such as graduates, older job seekers and employed job seekers.

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It's 2010…Do You Know Where Your Digital Footprint Is?

Career Solvers

Resumes are an important marketing tool, but I believe that a resume is naked without a corresponding social media strategy. Just interested in a particular online identity or networking tool? Business Email Etiquette Astron Solutions WindMill Networking Personal Branding Blog AOL Jobs and Careers Compensation Force Cube Rules Evil HR Lady LinkedIn Profile JibberJobber Twitter Updates Subscribe Subscribe to this sites RSS feed.

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How to Generate Customer Referrals

Water Cooler Wisdom

  John suggests making referrals an automatic habit for your customers by equipping them with tools that allow them to introduce you and your products and services in logical ways.  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. 

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If You're Underpaid, Do Something

Water Cooler Wisdom

» October 25, 2010 If You’re Underpaid, Do Something is a new online service that helps people get raises by determining if they are underpaid and then giving them the tools to do something about it.   The gender-wage gap doesn’t have to exist - we have the tools we need to solve it, or at least narrow it.  If you are underpaid, GetRaised will give you the tools in the form of a custom raise request for $20. 

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Northern Mid West Regional Sales Executive

Job Shoe

Compensation. Our client, a leading international manufacturer of construction and office tools , is looking for a Northern Mid West Regional Sales Executive to join their growing team. Requirements include: Experience selling construction tools and office products and exceeding sales quota. Other Sales customers environment existing international management minneapolis regional relationships result sales team toolsCompany. Client of Sales Recruiters. Location.

How and When to Conduct a Job Description Review


Job descriptions are a boring but basic workforce management tool. They create a benchmark for performance reviews and compensation negotiations, […] Source. Quick! When’s the last time someone in your company reviewed all its job descriptions? That long, huh? When written well and regularly updated they help everyone from candidates, to employees, to human resources know where they stand.

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The Future of Work

Sklover Working Wisdom

— The Clear Trend is toward Performance-Based Long Term Incentive Compensation —. Long Term Incentive Compensation is increasingly based on a wide variety of “performance metrics” and less often merely on “time served.”. There are generally two types of vesting in Long Term Compensation Awards. In years past, simpler performance measures such as the employer’s stock price would set the “trigger” for vesting of incentive compensation awards.

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5+ Best Delivery Driver Interview Questions & Answers

Tools like Uber Eats, Instacart, and much more are paving the way for delivery drivers and pickers to be compensated in great ways. We’ve compiled the absolute best delivery driver interview questions and answers to help you secure a job for your upcoming interview. Delivery drivers are in high demand right now, thanks to technology. This is a great opportu

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Entrepreneurs: Looking to Hire? Avoid These 3 Hiring Mistakes

Ms. Career Girl

Will they need to use remote work tools, or send client-facing emails? Be clear and upfront about compensation and any opportunities for growth or promotion. New entrepreneurs typically take on all business roles themselves during their first year of operations, by necessity not choice, according to new research published by SCORE , mentors to America’s small businesses. Still, the report shows that over half (54%) of startups are looking to hire in their first year of operations.

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Why You Want to Hire Older People

Hiring Technical People

They appear to know the latest, greatest thing (tools and technology). Remember, money is just one component of compensation. This morning, I read For Economy, Aging Population Poses Double Whammy (registration required). If you don’t read the WSJ, here are some interesting takeaways: On average, every 10% increase in the share of state’s population over the age of 60 reduced per capita growth in gross domestic product by 5.5%.

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Salary Negotiation – Do You Know How Much You’re Worth?

Career Alley

Most of us get our raises, bonuses and promotions from time to time, but the best opportunity to increase your compensation is when you are moving from one company to the next. The 2015 Salary Guide for Accounting and Finance – This guide will help answer most of your salary and compensation questions if you are in the accounting and finance fields. You can register on the site or just use there tools without registering. Are you underpaid?

Should Your Salary Be On Your Resume?

Professional Resume Services

They may want to screen out those who expect more than they are willing to offer or find someone who is qualified and willing to take the least amount of compensation. Salary requirements can be handled with statements that show your flexibility and willingness to negotiate the overall compensation package including benefits. Tools like a salary calculator help you figure out what the range for your expectations should be.

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Doing This One Thing Increases Your Chance of Getting Hired by 75%

Ms. Career Girl says this is because we only spend on average 76 seconds reviewing the introductory section that covers job title, compensation and location and little or no time on the qualification requirements. If you do not know someone however, there are online resume tools that will analyze your resume against the job posting using the same artificial intelligent systems employers use. Getting hired, even in today’s strong job market, is a numbers game.

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5 More Hot Careers for 2014

Career Alley

How Much They Make – Background, experience and product specialties drives much of what determines compensation for this career. Compensation analysis can be found on – Marketing Specialist Salaries. Math and analytical skills are key as well as understanding how to leverage computer and software related analysis/research tools. Feeling like your job is a dead end?

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5 Hot Careers in Financial Services

Career Alley

Many compliance officers are trained lawyers and, as such, will command higher compensations. Develops &/or utilizes financial risk management tools and practices to analyze and report on financial market risks. How Much They Make – Compensation has a broad range, depending on the position responsibilities and level. Salary survey here ==>> Investment Banking Salary & Compensation, Average Bonus in Banking.

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5 Tips to Maximize Your Job Offer

Career Alley

Following are some tips and tools to help evaluate a job offer. Do your homework, check salary surveys and make sure you are comfortable with the compensation (and take a look at the resources below). Additionally, the site has salary surveys from actual companies followed by salary and compensation chartes by profession. Salary Guides & Guidance – Provides excellent links to Salary and Compensation guides as well as links to evalutating salary data.

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Salary Negotiation – Your Bottom Line

Career Alley

While there are many factors when considering a job offer, one of the key drivers is how much compensation you are offered. While we are only worth what the market will pay, there are ways to maximize your compensation. Salary guides and salary search tools are helpful. There are also some tools on the page. There are not too many people who think they are overpaid. Human nature is to think you worth more than you are being paid (and maybe you are).

How to Bounce Back from Stress at Work

Ms. Career Girl

Though that’s often hard to accomplish, having some tools and plans in place can make the bounce back a little easier. There are a lot of variables in terms of work injuries due to differing company policies, insurance types, workers compensation, and the nature of different injuries, but any of them can be stressful. You can also look into your state’s laws on workplace injuries and whether or not you qualify for workers’ compensation.

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Asking For A Raise Is Tough — Here’s How To Prepare For It

Ms. Career Girl

Luckily, there are ways to be prepared to get the compensation you deserve. To figure out generally what your position is worth, use tools like Glassdoor and PayScale to research how others in the same role are paid. Showing how other companies in your area compensate someone in your position will strengthen your case to your employer. Think of other types of compensation to ask for in case your raise gets rejected.

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Jobvite survey reveals social media is a top recruiting strategy.

Career Solvers

Don’t get me wrong, LinkedIn and other social media websites are great tools, but they are just tools and should not replace picking up the phone and calling prospective employers or going to see them in person. Business Email Etiquette Astron Solutions WindMill Networking Personal Branding Blog AOL Jobs and Careers Compensation Force Cube Rules Evil HR Lady LinkedIn Profile JibberJobber Twitter Updates Subscribe Subscribe to this sites RSS feed.

3 Reasons to Start Speaking at Industry Conferences

Ms. Career Girl

More precisely, she co-authored the Amazon best-seller on the topic, Get Picked: Tips, Tricks and Tools for Creating an Irresistible Speaker Proposal. It’s only natural since they aren’t getting financial compensation,” she explains. Like having signage in the room or saying a quick thank-you, sponsorship can be a way of compensating speakers without casting a shadow over the content of their presentation.

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Working with a Career Coach

Careers Done Write

Coaches also help clients with job searching, interviewing, and compensation negotiation. Coaches use tools to help clients understand their skills so the client can make informed career choices. We hire professionals to improve our golf game, professional trainers to transform our bodies, and we budget for expenses for professional hair stylists, tax accountants, interior designers, and attorneys.

Top Five Workplace Blogs of the Week


3 Essential FMLA Tools for your HR-compliance Arsenal. Check out these three FMLA tools HR professionals from The Employer Handbook. The Green Eyed Monster of Compensation Pay. An age old theme in human resources management is the quandary over disclosure of compensation information to all employees and candidates. Each week on Friday Blogging4Jobs highlights the Top 5 must read workplace blogs of the week.

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