Friday, November 21, 2014
Millennials have aged and many have now gained enough experience to be in leadership positions. Therefore, understanding what motivates them—and how to pay them in comparison to other generations—becomes even more important.
Friday, November 14, 2014
As the CEO and founder of Capital Concierge, Lisa Slater figured out that by providing many of the services we all need but that relentlessly suck hours from a typical workday, she could give back to employees and employers the one thing most precious to us: time.
Friday, November 07, 2014
Different pay structures in the public and private sectors often come down to this, says Compensation Expert E. James Brennan: the private sector must manage financial factors, like budgets and share price; the public sector must manage something far more difficult—perceptions. What can all of us learn from these differences?
Monday, October 27, 2014
At MassMutual Retirement Services, people are feeling pretty positive about the emphasis women are placing on saving for retirement. After a long history of trailing men when it comes to retirement savings, their latest research shows that women are closing the long-standing gap between the genders.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
We wanted to see what two of the world’s leading professional services and consulting organizations, Towers Watson and Mercer, have to say about pay in the waning weeks of 2014. It’s no surprise that, for the most part, these two organizations, both of which have their giant fingers placed squarely on the pulse of trends in compensation and benefits, are generally in agreement—with a few areas of difference.
Friday, September 19, 2014
Many of us continue to do things the way we’ve always done them, even when we recognize that there are more efficient ways to perform our jobs. Change can be time-consuming, expensive, and difficult to sell to the C-suite. However, when it comes to making the move to a cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solution, opportunities abound in terms of creating efficiencies and improving the bottom line.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
As healthcare costs continue to climb and employees’ share of premiums rise, it becomes increasingly important for them to understand their health plan options during open enrollment. Chris Hill, CEO of Spotlite, a benefits administration company, says an e-commerce approach to benefits enrollment can empower employees to make informed decisions and ease the administrative burden on HR.