Tag: PHR

No Nonsense Retention: 80% Open Door Policy

6. Keep Your Door Open 80% of the Time [Go here for retention tips 1-5.] Let your people know you are accessible to them, says Cortes, author of the book, No Nonsense Retention. Avoid telling people to make an appointment or come back later. Make sure the time you do spend with your people is […]

The 9 Steps to Solving Pay Compression

Pay compression is particularly difficult to address in times of economic hardship, says Wudyka, but there are steps you can take to eliminate it. Wudyka is managing principal of Westminster Associates in Wrentham, Massachusetts. His tips came during a recent webinar sponsored by BLR. 1) Revisit/rebuild “grade structure.” The first thing we can do is […]

Performance Reviews—Tool Bosses Use to Justify Pay

Culbert, author of Get Rid of the Performance Review!, is a consultant and professor at UCLA. To achieve the best results for the organization, Culbert recommends that all managers and supervisors: Help subordinates see that the boss understands their perspective. Too many managers, helped along by rigid performance review processes, frame situations on the basis […]

Free Report: The Leave Maze – Managing FMLA, ADA, and Workers’ Compensation Issues

The Compensation Daily Advisor® announced today the release of a free report, The Leave Maze—Managing FMLA, ADA, and Workers’ Compensation Issues, which will help compensation professionals to understand the legal basics of FMLA, ADA, and Workers’ Compensation. The special 42-page report clarifies the most up-to-date changes affecting each law, and pays particular attention to how […]

Free Compensation Report: Market Pricing Versus Job Evaluation: Why Not Both?

The Compensation Daily Advisor® announced today the release of a free report for compensation professionals, Market Pricing Versus Job Evaluation: Why Not Both?, which provides a strategy to help employers integrate job evaluation and market pricing tools. The exclusive special report examines the two tools in tandem – rather than as competing strategies. Market pricing […]

Free Compensation Report: Top 100 FLSA Overtime Q&As

The Compensation Daily Advisor® announced today the release of a free report for compensation professionals, Top 100 FLSA Overtime Q&As. This report provides employers with an examination of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations in Q&A format, including tips for bringing workplaces into compliance in an affordable manner. It will be available […]

Evil HR Lady: Are Some Women Just Too Delicate For the Workplace?

By Stephen D. Bruce, PHR Editor, HR Daily Advisor Just My E-pinion A recent article on our HR.BLR.com website prompted quite a response by Suzanne Lucas who blogs as Evil HR Lady. “Oh, cry me a river” she said over suggestions that employers take steps to ameliorate off-site harassment of female employees. Our writer, who […]