Tag: Employee Compensation

Four T’s for Dealing with That ‘Tough Nut to Crack’

With difficult, loud people, ask, Why is he or she so difficult? Maybe my thought is that this person is insecure, so I change my behavior, things change for the better, and the other person takes the credit. But there’s the beginning of a relationship. Four Ts of Crucial Connections To work on difficult relationships, […]

Relationships? ‘Sorry, Gotta Have ’Em to Get Stuff Done’

HR Isn’t About Compliance We spend a lot of energy worrying about regulations and compliance, says Schooling, but that’s not HR. We professionals in HR: Pay attention to changing conditions, constantly scanning the environment. Explore and stay tuned in to human dynamics. Understand theories of motivation like push/pull and Maslow. Are empathetic and tuned in […]

Selecting Your Outsourcing Vendor

Letke, who is founder and CEO of Integrity HR, Inc., in Louisville, Kentucky, offered her tips at BLR’s Strategic HR Leadership Summit in Scottsdale, Arizona. How Do You Identify Providers/Partners/Vendors? There are a number of helpful sources for finding outsourcing options, says Letke, including: Referrals, networking, colleagues Newspapers and magazines (HRO Today) Internet Mailings Professional […]

Outsourcing, Offshoring: Bane or Benefit?

What Is Outsourcing? Outsourcing is the contracting of an internal business process to a third party organization, says Letke, who is founder and CEO of Integrity HR, Inc., in Louisville, Kentucky. She offered her tips at BLR’s Strategic HR Leadership Summit in Scottsdale, Arizona. What’s the Difference Between Outsourcing and Offshoring? The two terms are […]

Engagement and Enablement—Keys to Comp Effectiveness

McMullen is Reward Practice Leader for Hay Group in Chicago. He was joined by Dow Scott, Professor of Human Resources in the Quinlan School of Business Administration at Loyola University Chicago and president of Performance Development International, a management consulting firm. Their remarks came at the WorldatWork conference in Philadelphia. McMullen offers the following “equation” […]

Reward Next Practices—What’s Happening to Total Rewards?

The bad news is that many still find it hard to maintain an effective rewards system. McMullen is Reward Practice Leader for Hay Group in Chicago. He was joined by Dow Scott, Professor of Human Resources in the Quinlan School of Business Administration at Loyola University Chicago and president of Performance Development International, a management […]

#1 Mistake Managers Make that Makes Great People Quit

A Players Don’t Have to Play on B Teams Kleiman uses baseball analogies for clues about why managers lose A players: A players never have to play on a B team, he says. And they don’t want to play with B or C players. That makes for problems when A players’ managers retain poor performers, […]

Keys To Selling Your Ideas: Consider Context; Make It Personal

Pink’s best-selling titles include Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us and To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others. Pink’s remarks came at SHRM’s Annual Conference and Exposition held recently in Chicago. [Go here for takeaways 1 and 2.] 3. Don’t forget the importance of context. To illustrate the importance of […]

Comp Managers Need to Learn How to Sell

Pink’s best-selling titles include Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us and To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others. Pink’s remarks came at SHRM’s Annual Conference and Exposition held recently in Chicago. Pink says that one in nine workers in the United States actually works in sales. That’s about 15,000,000 Americans […]