News and Articles About Compensation

4 Advantages That Small Businesses Can Sell to Attract Top Talent
Hiring

4 Advantages That Small Businesses Can Sell to Attract Top Talent

Leverage the benefits that a young company might have the flexibility to offer and woo the best employees.
Doug and Polly White
The Best Approach to Bringing on Contracted Workers
Ask the Expert

The Best Approach to Bringing on Contracted Workers

When entrepreneurs just need to bring on temporary employees for short-term projects, what is the best approach -- 1099 or W2?
Alex Katz
The Ethics Coach on Dealing With Entitled Employees
Ethics coach

The Ethics Coach on Dealing With Entitled Employees

It's important to remember that 'want' and 'deserve' don't always overlap.
Gael O'Brien
A Guide to Giving Sales Commissions
Ask the Money Guy

A Guide to Giving Sales Commissions

The amount of of commission depends on a host of factors, most notably the typical commission structure in your industry.
 Negotiate With Finesse, Style and Success
Negotiating

Negotiate With Finesse, Style and Success

A guide to practicing the art of give-and-take while boldly asking for what you truly want in four steps.
Kate Mckay
Drive a Feedback Loop: Employees Will Benefit, So Will Your Company
Employee Recognition

Drive a Feedback Loop: Employees Will Benefit, So Will Your Company

Recognition of your staffers will help them thrive and also stimulate the growth of your firm.
David Hassell
7 Lessons in Harmony for Family Startups
Family Businesses

7 Lessons in Harmony for Family Startups

Running a family business can unite members of a family but it can also tear them apart. Here are some tips keeping the peace, both at home and at the office.
Christopher Hann
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No Cash on Hand? 3 Tips on Attracting Top Talent With Stock Options.
Compensation and benefits

No Cash on Hand? 3 Tips on Attracting Top Talent With Stock Options.

Entrepreneurs are frequently faced with the conundrum of how to recruit top-tier talent with little cash. To overcome this challenge, many offer stock-based compensation.
Lynda Galligan
How the New Obama Overtime Rules Will Squelch Opportunity
Overtime

How the New Obama Overtime Rules Will Squelch Opportunity

By making more workers eligible for overtime, the Obama Administration may be making the job market worse, not better.
Ray Hennessey
Making Sense Out of Cents: Determining Employee Compensation
Growth Strategies

Making Sense Out of Cents: Determining Employee Compensation

For companies that have received outside funding and are looking to scale, determining employee compensation can be a challenge. Here we offer a few pointers on how to get it done right.
Sharon Wienbar
How to Get Paid More Today
Growth Strategies

How to Get Paid More Today

With all the talk about how companies should pay more, few leaders realize that the path to higher compensation rests with them, not the government.
Lindsay Broder
Is It Ever OK for Founders to Sell Off Their Company Shares?
Finance

Is It Ever OK for Founders to Sell Off Their Company Shares?

Selling stock in your company, especially if it keeps you from sleeping in your car, is not necessarily a bad move.
Amanda Steinberg
The Case for Paying Interns (Infographic)
Growth Strategies

The Case for Paying Interns (Infographic)

Sure, you can find college students who will work for free, but should you? Here's why paying interns benefits both students and employers.
Kathleen Davis
3 Ways to Make Employee Gifts More Meaningful
Growth Strategies

3 Ways to Make Employee Gifts More Meaningful

How to go beyond the typical holiday bonus to reward employees.
Lisa Evans