Tag: Wage Hour Self

Base Pay Programs: What Works?

Pay is going to be a huge factor in attracting (and retaining) high performers in 2015. What are some of the options out there that work? Here are some ideas for revamping your comp plans from Cassandra Faurote and Karl Ahlrichs, SPHR.

Better Tech Equals Better Mentorship

SPECIAL from HR Tech Las Vegas In yesterday’s Advisor, we learned about advancements in healthcare benefit management that were presented at HR Tech Las Vegas; today, innovations in connecting new recruits with seasoned mentors in your organization.

Communication—Critical in Comp and Everywhere Else

In many national employee attitude surveys, participating organizations were rated lowest on questions related to communication. On the flip side, employees who took the survey said communication was very important to them. In many national employee attitude surveys, participating organizations were rated lowest on questions related to communication. On the flip side, employees who took […]

Examples of Human Capital Reporting

Creelman, CEO of Creelman Research, offered his tips at a recent BLR® webinar sponsored by Halogen Software. He was joined by Halogen’s Director of Marketing Communications Connie Costigan.

Talent Metrics for the Board and Investors

Creelman, CEO of Creelman Research, offered his tips at a recent BLR® webinar sponsored by Halogen Software.He was joined by Halogen’s Director of Marketing Communications Connie Costigan.

Failure to Pay Correctly—#6 on the List of Lawsuit Magnets

[Go here for failures 1 to 5.] 6. Failure to Pay Correctly Yes, it’s the pay thing. Zandy’s danger zones are: Misclassification (exempt vs. nonexempt) Timesheets (in & out) Meetings (mandatory and unpaid?) Off-the-clock (off-duty helping on-duty) Travel Bonuses (discretionary vs. nondiscretionary) The good news is plaintiffs’ lawyers are unlikely to take a case if […]

Your Manager’s Worst Sin—Envy, Greed, or Sloth?

[Go here for sins 1 to 4 and a bonus sin] Sin 5. Envy Envy makes managers do things that aren’t appropriate for the company. For example: Gaming the compensation system. For example, giving a higher-than-deserved performance rating in order to award a higher raise to an average employee who is high in the range. […]

But, Jerk, Lazy, I Don’t Have Time, and OK Are Not OK

Go here for numbers 1 to 6 of Price’s phrases to avoid. Price (www.wellsaid.com) is the author of the book Well Said! Presentations and Conversations That Get Results. 7. AVOID: “… don’t you think?” and “… isn’t it?” and “… OK?” To convey a confident, commanding presence, eliminate validation questions. Make your statement or recommendation […]