Employee Compensation

News and Articles About Employee Compensation

Base Pay vs. Recognition: What's More Important?
Employee Compensation

Base Pay vs. Recognition: What's More Important?

The keys to employee happiness and motivation may not be what you think.
Cord Himelstein
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
Are Bonuses the Best Reward? The Answer May Surprise You.
Management

Are Bonuses the Best Reward? The Answer May Surprise You.

One management expert weighs in on whether bonuses work and how you can establish an effective bonus system.
Dan S. Kennedy
Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Lori Hoberman.
Ask the Expert

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Lori Hoberman.

Our expert this month is a lawyer, and she is looking to take your questions on entity formation, employee compensation, funding and more.
Andrea Huspeni
The Top 10 Companies to Work For in 2015
Company Culture

The Top 10 Companies to Work For in 2015

A positive work environment, intelligent co-workers and great benefits make these 10 companies the most exciting places to work for in 2015, as rated by the employees themselves.
Laura Entis
When Does It Make Sense to Pay Employees Above the Average?
Employee Compensation

When Does It Make Sense to Pay Employees Above the Average?

There are two criteria you must consider before seeking a highly skilled worker.
Doug and Polly White
The Ultimate Guide to Staffing Your Wholesale Distribution Business
Wholesale Business

The Ultimate Guide to Staffing Your Wholesale Distribution Business

We'll show you who you need to hire, how to find them and how much to pay them.
Don't Overestimate the Motivational Potential of a Salary Raise
Employee Motivation

Don't Overestimate the Motivational Potential of a Salary Raise

The prospect of an annual pay hike is just too abstract to keep employees operating with enthusiasm every day. That requires personal engagement.
Pratik Dholakiya
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
Banish 'Annual' From Your Performance Review Vocabulary
Performance Reviews

Banish 'Annual' From Your Performance Review Vocabulary

Companies are innovating by giving their employees more ongoing and supportive feedback to foster better results. Think of it as workplace coaching.
Beth Miller
Don't Shy Away From PDA With Your Team
Gen Y Professional Development

Don't Shy Away From PDA With Your Team

Personal development accounts encourage employees to grow their talents while demonstrating your faith that they will.
Eddy Ricci
Determining Early Employees Compensation and When to Scale Up
Ask the Expert

Determining Early Employees Compensation and When to Scale Up

Our expert, serial entrepreneur, author and CEO of The Container Store, Kip Tindell discusses what to consider when paying early employees and when to expand beyond the early team.
Kip Tindell
The Secret to Happiness at Work Is the Right Job for Enough Money
Managing Employees

The Secret to Happiness at Work Is the Right Job for Enough Money

Research reveals job turnover is immensely costly and people are more likely to quit over general dissatisfaction than pay.
Joanie Connell