Employee Compensation

News and Articles About Employee Compensation

Great Employees Don't Work Just for Pay. They Need Much More.
Employee Retention

Great Employees Don't Work Just for Pay. They Need Much More.

Reasonable pay? That's a given. Now how about four tips on other moves to make your employees truly happy?
Joel Basgall
5 Actions to Take Right Now to Survive a Minimum Wage Increase
Preparation

5 Actions to Take Right Now to Survive a Minimum Wage Increase

Whether you agree with it or not, these increases are coming. Stop complaining and start preparing.
Gene Marks
Are Small-Business Owners Immoral If They Pay Low Wages?
Employee Compensation

Are Small-Business Owners Immoral If They Pay Low Wages?

The biggest fallacy in the discussion of living wage is looking at the issue from a moral point of view.
Scott Shane
Should You Raise Your Employees' Pay?
Employee Compensation

Should You Raise Your Employees' Pay?

There is a benefit to paying efficiency wages. But make sure the cost is right for your business.
Scott Shane
Why Ownership Is Now a Favorite Employee Benefit
Employee Stock Ownership

Why Ownership Is Now a Favorite Employee Benefit

Many people agree that giving employees an ownership stake, especially at a startup, is a surefire way to motivate them to bring their very best to the company.
John Boitnott
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