Compensation and benefits

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4 Ways Payroll Transparency Benefits Companies With Nothing to Hide
Transparency

4 Ways Payroll Transparency Benefits Companies With Nothing to Hide

Making salaries public knowledge can motivate employees to work harder, presuming people are paid on merit.
Matt Straz
Preparation and Follow Up Are Key to Reducing Open Enrollment Hassles
Benefits

Preparation and Follow Up Are Key to Reducing Open Enrollment Hassles

A patient communication campaign is required if every member of team is to make well-informed choices about benefits.
Matt Straz
2 Big Employers Tell Gay Employees to Marry or Lose Partner Benefits
Employee Benefits

2 Big Employers Tell Gay Employees to Marry or Lose Partner Benefits

With same-sex marriage legal in most states, some employers will no longer recognize domestic partnerships for granting family benefits.
Heather R. Huhman
9 Practices at Home and Work That Increase Productivity
Productivity

9 Practices at Home and Work That Increase Productivity

Increasing productivity has less to do with working longer hours than staying more focused and inspiring your team.
John Rampton
4 Trends in 401(k) Plans Entrepreneurs Need to Know About
401(k)s

4 Trends in 401(k) Plans Entrepreneurs Need to Know About

Retirement benefits only trail salaries in the consideration of employees choosing who they work for.
Matt Straz
Pinterest Made a Deal With Employees That Could Rock the Startup World
Compensation and benefits

Pinterest Made a Deal With Employees That Could Rock the Startup World

The change could be a boon to startup employees if other big private companies follow suit.
5 Steps to Getting Your Employees On Board With Stock Options
Compensation and benefits

5 Steps to Getting Your Employees On Board With Stock Options

When introducing the benefit of stock options, it's important to be transparent with your team to maximize buy-in and trust.
Jason Kulpa
What Small Businesses Provide That Larger Companies Cannot
Benefits

What Small Businesses Provide That Larger Companies Cannot

A tragic turn of events at one firm reveals that something is eventually lost at a larger scale.
Gene Marks
Pay People for Commitment, Not for Time or Results
Compensation and benefits

Pay People for Commitment, Not for Time or Results

With flexible work schedules and performance metrics, a business network CEO suggests a different approach to gauging employees.
Jurgen Appelo
Setting Up the Perfect Compensation Plan for Your Sales Team
sales compensation

Setting Up the Perfect Compensation Plan for Your Sales Team

Structure your compensation to align with your company's goals and ensure your sales management team understands the goals they must attain.
Ken Thoreson
 7 Payroll Items to Check Off Your List Before the Year Ends
Managing Employees

7 Payroll Items to Check Off Your List Before the Year Ends

From preparing for performance reviews to organizing receipts for taxes, an early start now will avoid headaches later.
Matt Straz
4 Alternatives to Offering Paid Healthcare Benefits
Health-care Costs

4 Alternatives to Offering Paid Healthcare Benefits

Boosting pay and offering more attractive alternative benefits could help companies deal with ever-rising health insurance premiums.
Matt Straz
Prepare for Family Leave Laws and Avoid Litigation Later
Regulations

Prepare for Family Leave Laws and Avoid Litigation Later

Laws mandating extended paid leaves are increasingly common and already prompting a surge in employee lawsuits.
Leo Corcoran
Small Businesses Can Offer Big Benefits to Attract the Best Talent
Benefits

Small Businesses Can Offer Big Benefits to Attract the Best Talent

A tour company owner discusses the perks he offers his employees to keep them satisfied and happy.
Daniel Andrew