The True Value of Employee Volunteerism
By Jackie Norris and Raquel Karls
Employee volunteerism is becoming more prevalent, according to recent research. Why? Because it's a mutually beneficial and sustainable option for companies, nonprofit organizations, individual employees and, most importantly, those in need.
A Short-Term Solution for Tough Economic Times
By Mark McGraw
The Department of Labor recently awarded Ohio more than $3 million to help implement and promote the state's short-time compensation program. STC programs can benefit employers and employees, but carry additional administrative and compliance requirements that organizations and HR must consider, experts say.
Paying Top Performers
By Tom Starner
Recent studies show that employers want to pay for the best efforts of their workers, but their strategies for making that happen may not be working well enough.
A Sticky Situation
By Andrew R. McIlvaine
In a world in which the typical CEO makes 204 times what the average U.S. worker makes, organizations' pay-transparency efforts could also bring unwanted attention to internal pay-disparity issues.
Why Variable Pay Matters
By Peter Gundy and Tim W. Weiler
A recent survey finds only 31 percent of companies report success in sustaining a positive impact for at least five years, but companies can use variable-pay programs to help sustain new business imperatives.
CEO Pay Ratios: Trouble Ahead for HR?
By Tom Starner
The result of CEO pay-ratio rules unveiled last month by the Securities and Exchange Commission could be chaos for HR executives trying to deliver that required new data in 2015.