Category: Benefits and Compensation

This topic provides 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.

Q&A: Fighting the Benefits Illiteracy Epidemic

As an HR manager, you’ve likely spent a lot of time putting together your company’s benefits package. You’ve selected exciting new benefits and made sure you have a good balance of health, wellness, and leave packages. But there is a problem: Your employees just do not seem to understand them. How can you make the […]

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Shift Your Perspective on Compensation

It’s no secret that recruiting is tough these days. And a big issue for many organizations is matching the hefty salaries larger companies in their industry may offer. But there is good news: Offering a flexible total rewards package is easier than you think—it requires some creativity and a shift in perspective.

How Societal Influences Affect the Gender Pay Gap

The gender pay gap was front and center at this year’s Emmy Awards, thanks to Michelle Williams’ powerful speech about gender equality. We should expect to see this issue raised again throughout award season, particularly as recent research revealed that Hollywood’s gender pay gap is among the highest of any industry, with female stars earning […]

Rethink the Power of Primary Care to Meet the Needs of Your Multigenerational Workforce

A healthy workforce can help your company thrive. When your workforce is composed of people from diverse backgrounds across several different generations, meeting each group’s individual healthcare needs can be a challenge, and the temptation is to solve the complexity with an endless range of health and wellness programs. Resist this temptation.

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The Juggling Act of Salary Planning for 2020

It’s HR’s favorite time of the compensation cycle when organizations begin thinking about their salary budgets for the coming year. This year’s planning will take into account the recent release of the new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime rule and, in some states, new or upcoming changes to the minimum wage. Between compliance with […]