Compensation and Benefits

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The Expensive Benefit Plan Penalties You'll Want to Avoid
Employee Benefits

The Expensive Benefit Plan Penalties You'll Want to Avoid

The DOL has released a list of updated penalties for employee benefits, and you need to stay compliant now more than ever.
Matt Straz
Lyft Agrees to Revised $27 Million Deal in Driver Lawsuit
Lawsuits

Lyft Agrees to Revised $27 Million Deal in Driver Lawsuit

In the new deal, attorneys for drivers calculated that Lyft drivers could have recovered $156 million had they been classified as employees.
It's Time to Check Up on Your Insurance Policy
Your Money

It's Time to Check Up on Your Insurance Policy

Rising premiums could be a problem for businesses, but that doesn't mean companies can't provide for workers. Find out what options you have to remedy the issue.
Steph Wagner
This Company Raised $6.5 Million to Help You Find Out If You're Underpaid
Employee Compensation

This Company Raised $6.5 Million to Help You Find Out If You're Underpaid

Comparably, a platform that provides compensation data for public and private companies, launches today.
Polina Marinova
Why a Basic Benefits Package Is No Longer Enough
Benefits

Why a Basic Benefits Package Is No Longer Enough

Insurance and even free food is the norm nowadays. Here's the one thing potential employees really yearn for when evaluating job opportunities.
Stephen J. Bronner
Why Generous Paid Time Off Policies Pay Off for Employers
Benefits

Why Generous Paid Time Off Policies Pay Off for Employers

It's time to expand paid leave and broader vacation policies. The reason may surprise you.
Susan Solovic
4 Ways to Make Open Enrollment Almost Painless
Benefits

4 Ways to Make Open Enrollment Almost Painless

Many employers are doing better at offering benefit options than they are helping employees decide which best meet their needs.
Matt Straz
Employee Demand Makes Voluntary Benefits Mandatory for Employers
Benefits

Employee Demand Makes Voluntary Benefits Mandatory for Employers

Employers are well positioned to offer workers access to tailored insurance products to meet their changing needs.
Matt Straz
The 4 Elements of a Frank Conversation With Employees About Pay
Salaries

The 4 Elements of a Frank Conversation With Employees About Pay

Engagement improves when the teams knows they are paid fairly by objective standards.
Heather R. Huhman
What Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Achieved With His $197M Gift to Employees
Leadership

What Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Achieved With His $197M Gift to Employees

Dorsey's decision to share a third of his stock options with employees will pay ample rewards for Twitter's culture and how the company is viewed by the public and investors.
Tor Constantino
A Short Guide to Offering 'A' Players No-Interest Loans to Purchase Equity
Employee Compensation

A Short Guide to Offering 'A' Players No-Interest Loans to Purchase Equity

While you would want to reward the new hire for the future value he or she adds to your business, you don't want to compensate for the existing value he or she didn't help to create.
Doug and Polly White
5 Tips for Developing a Winning Employee Incentive System
Employee Compensation

5 Tips for Developing a Winning Employee Incentive System

Paying out bonuses and offering stock options can benefit your company, but only if you prepare properly.
Doug and Polly White
For Startups Recruiting Talent, Money Really Isn't Everything
Compensation and Benefits

For Startups Recruiting Talent, Money Really Isn't Everything

Top prospects can make the same or more at another company. Money alone won't persuade them to join your team.
Matt Straz
CEO Pay Isn't All That Out of Whack If You Look at Real Data
Executive Compensation

CEO Pay Isn't All That Out of Whack If You Look at Real Data

Why do CEOs get paid so much? Because they deserve it. Plain and simple.
Ray Hennessey