Tag: Compensation Plans

What Does Pay Transparency Have to Do with Job Descriptions?

Legislation such as banning inquiries about candidates’ salary histories and requiring pay ranges in job advertising is forcing employers to become more intentional about their compensation plans. These new laws are designed to shrink the existing pay gap between male and female employees and to prevent disparate impact on candidates who belong to protected classes. […]

Want Happier Workers? Consider Flextime.

Yesterday, we revealed tips on how to organize flextime (even when every employee has to be physically on-site every day) courtesy of Megan Lee, SPHR, SHRM-SCP. Today, we present more about Lee’s program—as well as the extraordinary results she achieved.

The Logistics of Offering Flextime

Flextime is one of the most highly rated perks for attracting top talent to your organization. However, it isn’t always easy to offer—what about a company where every employee has to be on-site, in person, every day? Today, Megan Lee, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, shares how she did it.

NWoW—adidas has a New Way of Working

adidas® and its 50,000 employees have a New Way of Working (NWoW), says adidas Senior Vice President, Human Resources—Commercial, Gregg Tate, GPHR. In a packed session at SHRM’s Annual Conference and Exposition in Orlando, Tate offered insights into the company’s intriguing NWoW.

A Bad Hire Is the Only Thing You Did Wrong

In many of the situations he experiences, Schickman says, the employer only did one thing wrong—it hired the wrong person. All the policies were in place and were followed, all the appropriate training was done, but more care was needed in the hiring process. (Schickman was the keynoter at the Advanced Employment Issues Symposium, held […]

HR’s Trends and Traps 2014

What Are the Big Changes for the 21st Century? Schickman’s crystal ball suggests that the issues below will be drivers of 21st century change. (Schickman was the keynoter at the Advanced Employment Issues Symposium, held recently in Las Vegas.) Boomer retirement Societal entitlements Medical insurance Nontraditional family units Challenges to privacy Lack of job security […]

Sales Compensation Plans: 5 Steps to Ensure Strategic Alignment

Sales compensation can be tackled from a strategic standpoint to ensure it is in alignment with company goals and objectives. This is important when getting started in the process. In fact, to ensure that their sales compensation plan is strategically aligned, here are 5 steps employers can take. Here are 5 steps to ensuring strategic […]

Ignoring the Basics Can Lead to HR Failures

In yesterday’s CED, we offered tips for managing the basics of HR legal issues. Today, the rest of the tips and an introduction to a California-specific resource for your employee handbook policies. Once again, a tip of the CED hat to attorneys John K. Skousen and Christopher J. Boman, partners at the Irvine office of employment law […]