Compensation

From benefits administration to wage and salary levels, HR Daily Advisor gives you specific guidance on how to handle compensation issues in a way that attracts and retains the best talent and advances the strategic goals of your business. You get news and tips on what’s going on nationally and in the states, and updates on changes in regulations, possible governmental action and emerging compensation trends.

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Incentive Plan Funding, Improvements, Evaluation (Survey Results)

Yesterday’s Advisor began our coverage of the incentive Pay Survey; today, more survey results, including how respondents fund incentives, how they communicate their plans, how they evaluate, and how they would improve them.

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Two-thirds of Employers Provide Some Type of ‘At risk’ Pay to Employees (Survey Results In)

BLR’s 2014 Variable Pay Survey reveals that almost two-thirds of participants put some employee pay at risk. Some 1,452 employers participated in the recently completed survey. Here are some highlights:

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Pros and Cons of Opt-Out Employee 401(k) Plans

Retirement saving rightfully gets a lot of press, since it affects all of us. One of the most widely talked about retirement vehicles is the 401(k) plan, in which employees can make tax-deferred contributions to plans administered through their employer. It’s become the default retirement savings scheme for most people, replacing pensions, and there are actually a lot of options out there when it comes to 401(k) administration. One option that has come up a lot in recent years is the opt-out 401(k) plan.

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Total Rewards Program Doing Its Job?

Your total rewards package affects your company’s ability to attract, motivate, and retain top talent. Is your program doing all that it could be? Consultant Jennifer Barton shows how to evaluate and improve your program.

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Five Ways HR Can Leverage Coaching in the Organization

By Glenn Laumeister

You’re an HR leader and you want to improve your organizational performance, create happier and more engaged employees, reduce turnover, or just figure out how to get more done in your company without stressing everyone out.

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Pay Budgets for 2015 (New Survey Results)

Yesterday’s Advisor began our coverage of BLR’s 2014–2015 Pay Budget Survey results. Today, the rest of the results, including 2015 compensation planning.

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2014–2015 Pay Budget Survey Results In; How Do You Compare?

BLR’s 2014–2015 Pay Budget Survey reflects modest changes in compensation. Highlights of the survey:

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Supervisors’ Most Common PA Mistakes (2014 Performance Management Survey)

In yesterday’s Advisor, we shared the results of our 2014 Performance Management survey; today, the rest of the results.

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2014 Performance Management Survey Results Are In—How Do You Compare?

Results are in from the 2014 Performance Management Survey. How does what you do compare with what the 1,481 survey participants do? Highlights:

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Using Comparative Compensation Scorecards to Evaluate Your Program

In yesterday’s Advisor, we offered consultant David Insler’s take on compensation scorecards; today, his comparative charts for unit-to-unit and comp-to-business data.

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