Tag: MS

Why Recruiters Should Help Candidates Feel Secure in Their New Position

In yesterday’s Recruiting Daily Advisor we began to explore a few recent reports that suggest that many applicants get easily frustrated with how they are treated during the application process. Today we will explore the role that devotion plays in the recruiting process. By Melissa Blazejak

Recruiters: This Survey Will Put You in the Candidates’ Shoes

As the recruiter, you are always behind the desk or on the business end of the phone. A recent survey helps put you on the other side of that desk and on the other end of that phone. There is nothing quite like a new perspective to help you adjust your recruiting game. By Melissa […]

Please Sue Me 2015

Consultant and trainer Hunter Lott, famous for his annual “Please Sue Me” presentations, delivered the 2015 version of his talk to attendees at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Annual Conference and Exposition, held recently in Las Vegas.

A Sophisticated Merit Increase Grid

Yesterday’s CED featured advice on variable performance pay from consultant Teri Morning, MBA, MS, SPHR, SPHR-CA. Today, her salary increase grid—which is a little more complex than most.

Why the Trend Toward Variable Performance Pay?

“Employers want to end the entitlement mentality of across-the-board increases and move to a pay-for-performance mentality,” says consultant Teri Morning, MBA, MS, SPHR, SPHR-CA. “Organizations are looking for less expensive, less permanent solutions, such as lump sum payments, bonuses, or just paying top performers,” she adds. Increasingly, employers are less averse to withholding merit increases […]

Trends in the Use of Variable Pay

“Variable pay supports the organization’s strategic direction and drives the accomplishment of organizational goals.” Teri Morning explained in a recent BLR webinar. “It does so by enabling companies to recognize and reward high performers and to sustain high performance.” What Is Variable Pay? Variable pay is pay given over and above base pay, since average […]

Q&A on Setting Pay Rates and Ranges

Setting formal pay ranges is one way organizations create fair pay structures that also motivate employees. These types of structures can provide a basis for employees to move between levels, and can create internal consistency in how employees are paid. That said, they can also come with plenty of questions when you’re just getting started. […]