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Complain About Me? No Raise for You!

Find the balance, Moldover says. When you get wind of a manager’s action that might be retaliatory—like denying a raise—put the situation in context and try to view it from the employee’s perspective. Context Matters With retaliation, context matters, Moldover says. Of course, no one’s going to be happy about losing a raise, but a […]

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Know the Public’s Breaking Points on Exec Pay

Fichthorn, who is vice president in the Philadelphia office of Hay Group, offers the following chart to clarify what employers want and how it compares to what the public wants. Topic Area What Makes Business Sense? What Do Shareholders Want? Where’s Their Breaking Point? Pay Philoso-phy Pay positioning that maps to competitive positioning Pay positioning […]

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The Truck Loaders’ Tale—Metrics and Management

We’ve shared Ahlrichs’ truck loader story before but it’s worth repeating as it clearly illustrates what can happen when different parts of the team are using different metrics. Ahlrich, who is owner of ExpertSpeaks, and a consultant and business developer for Gregory & Appel. offered his tips at a recent webinar sponsored by BLR and […]

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Dramatic Improvement in Turnover

And going one step further—if we can do a good job of managing turnover among top producers, we’ll improve other key metrics like retention of customers, says Ahlrich, who is owner of ExpertSpeaks, and a consultant and business developer for Gregory & Appel. He offered his tips at a recent webinar sponsored by BLR and […]

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Wage/Hour Litigation Bringing Down the Bottom Line?

[Go here for yesterday’s survey results] What is the amount of annual litigation expense (by company size) in the US? The trend of increased litigation expenditure has resumed. Last year marked the first drop in the percentage of companies spending $1000000 or more on litigation since 2007. This year, the increase resumed with just over […]

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2013: Are You an Eeyore or a Tigger? (Attitude Counts)

Oswald, CEO of BLR, offered his thoughts on attitude (and Eeyore and Tigger) in a recent edition of The Oswald Letter. The chorus of Tritt’s song, which he recorded more than a decade ago, goes like this: And it’s a great day to be alive I know the sun’s still shinin’ when I close my […]

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C-Suite—What to Say and What NOT to Say

Csizmar, who is founder and principal of CMC Compensation Group, offered his tips at a recent webinar sponsored by BLR. The Recommendation to Management Finally, you get to make your presentation to senior management, says Csizmar. The trick is to get them nodding their heads first before your recommendations see the light of day Tell […]

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HRCI Responds to Reader Questions, Announces Two New Certifications

HR Daily Advisor: You have two new certifications—HRBP (HR Business Professional) and HRMP (HR Management Professional). I understand these are mostly for foreign HR people—can you give me some details? HRCI: The HRBP and HRMP are for HR professionals who work outside of the United States and have mastered their country’s HR practices and regulations. […]

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Massachusetts Criminal Record Rule Changes Finish Taking Effect May 4

by Tim Murphy In 2010, the Massachusetts Legislature made sweeping changes to the statute governing employers’ use of Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI). In addition to prohibiting employers from asking about an applicant’s criminal history on the job application, the amendments called for additional changes to the way employers access CORI data and how they […]

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