Compensation and benefits The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Compensation and benefits en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:00:00 GMT 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? Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:00:00 GMT Alex Katz Why We Replaced (In)Human Resources with 'Employee Experience' HR departments have an uncanny knack for being disliked by both employees and leadership. One company dumped HR and shares their experience. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:00:00 GMT Gina O’Reilly Supreme Court: Hobby Lobby Can't Be Forced to Buy Contraceptive Coverage (Closely-Held) corporations aren’t just people, they’re religious people. Supreme Court decision finds certain private companies can sidestep birth control mandate. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 04:29:00 GMT Dinah Wisenberg Brin What Payroll Schedule is Best for Your Business? The pros and cons of semi-monthly and bi-weekly pay periods -- yes, there is a big difference. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 19:30:00 GMT Joshua Reeves Obamacare Is Turning Top Performers Into Free Agents Company health insurance is no longer enough to keep would-be entrepreneurs tethered to corporate jobs. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:30:00 GMT Tasha Eurich The 25 Best Companies for Employee Compensation and Benefits Unsurprisingly, the tech sector dominates the list. But can you guess who came in at No. 2? Fri, 23 May 2014 14:20:33 GMT Laura Entis Why Mark Zuckerberg's $1 Salary Means Nothing The CEO and co-founder of Facebook may have a $1 salary on paper, but he took home $3.3 billion by exercising stock options for 2013. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:54:00 GMT Laura Entis 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. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 17:30:00 GMT Lynda Galligan Does Your Job Satisfy You? (Infographic) An infographic from LinkedIn explores what motivates employees all around the world. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:00:00 GMT Nina Zipkin 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. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 12:30:00 GMT Sharon Wienbar Lean Startup Lessons for Healthcare Businesses What fledgling healthcare entrepreneurs learned from Steve Blank's Lean LaunchPad might surprise you. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 14:30:00 GMT Arlene Weintraub Still Stumped by Obamacare? Health Co-Ops May be an Option. Run by members, not shareholders, health co-ops might offer a strong alternative to small businesses weighing their coverage alternatives. Tue, 07 Jan 2014 13:30:00 GMT Arlene Weintraub 4 Reasons You Should Let Your Team Set its Salaries Putting the power in the hands of employees could lead to a happier and more productive environment. Fri, 20 Dec 2013 13:30:00 GMT Peter Baumgartner Why Do Things Often Go Bad Between Founders and Financial Managers? The biggest culprit is an owner who's demanding more from his or her accountant team than those people are qualified to handle. Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:30:00 GMT Joe Worth Tell Us: How Much is Too Much for a CEO to Make? Switzerland overwhelmingly voted down a measure that would have capped executive pay at 12 times the salary of the lowest-paid employee. Mon, 25 Nov 2013 16:26:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Reality Check: Not Everyone Deserves a Bonus If you reward an employee's subpar performance, you're only hurting your business. Here are four tips on how to handle the bonus process the right way. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 14:15:00 GMT Lindsay Broder Readying for Obamacare's Small Business Exchanges The insurance exchange for companies opens November 1. Don't let delays keep you from weighing all your company's healthcare options. Fri, 18 Oct 2013 10:00:00 GMT Arlene Weintraub 5 Steps to Better Performance Reviews How to conduct year-end reviews that are practical, meaningful and motivational for employees. Wed, 09 Oct 2013 15:00:00 GMT Mike Steinerd What Businesses Need to Know About Obamacare Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act has started and we've got the ultimate guide to help business owners like yourself navigate the changes. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 10:00:00 GMT Linda Lacina Big Companies' Reactions to Health Reform Obamacare sparks health-care changes at blue chip companies. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 10:00:00 GMT Arlene Weintraub