by Mark I. Schickman What brings job satisfaction to employees is a key inquiry for every HR professional. And, as we have written before, that answer changes with the times and with the circumstances. Boomers wanted job security and were often most comfortable when they were taking detailed instructions from supervisors. Successively, those values have […]
Employers spend a lot of time and energy striving for engaged workers, the kind of employees who are happy, productive, and devoted to their jobs. But finding ways to recruit and retain those employees takes understanding what workers value most from an employer, and that gets complicated. Some employers emphasize their commitment to flexibility and […]
Randstad US, a staffing and HR services companies, has released its annual salary guides, which reveal that while most 2016 pay raises will average around 3%, certain engineering, information technology, manufacturing and logistics, and office and administration jobs can expect compensation increases of 6% to 9%.
Today, we’re continuing our coverage of highlights from the results of the BLR® 2015–2016 Pay Budget Survey. Full survey results are available to our Compensation.BLR.com® subscribers on the website.
How much have your pay rates increased in 2015? What will they be in 2016? Are they tied to the market or internally driven? What’s going on with your peer companies around the country?
Yesterday, we got some insights on the importance of a well-structured approach to compensation at your organization, courtesy of J. Timothy O’Rourke. Today, we look at his take on whether building an effective salary structure is more of an art or a science.
Yesterday, we looked at the types of employee bonuses you might wish to consider offering as well as some of the pros and cons. Today, we turn to sales team incentives, which are in a category all by themselves.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) release of new proposed rules regulating who is eligible for overtime pay has employers scrambling to determine how many of their workers will need to be reclassified when new regulations take effect. Currently, the salary threshold for an employee to be exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) […]
Yesterday, Amy Letke, SPHR, GPHR of Integrity HR, Inc., took us through the ins and outs of aging factors: Lead, lag, or lead/lag—which is best for your organization? Today, she looks at additional considerations as you set out your compensation philosophy and strategy.
It may be a cliché to say employees are an employer’s greatest asset. But if that weren’t true, it wouldn’t be a cliché and employers wouldn’t focus so much attention on retaining their best and brightest. The reasons behind an employee’s decision to leave a job depend on each individual’s situation, but new research identifies […]