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.
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.
The 3-Percent Solution
By Tom Starner
Recent surveys report that U.S. employer base pay, while on the upswing, is still slowed by weak economic growth. But employers are shifting focus to bonuses, more frequent pay adjustments, variable pay and increased differentiation based on performance.
Workplace Abuse's Ugly Truth
By David Shadovitz
In what's described as a first-of-a-kind study, researchers find that unattractive workers are more likely be the target of cruel behavior by co-workers.
Balancing the Pay Scale
What does it mean to be "fairly" compensated? What are the consequences when employees feel they are underpaid, and how can employers address this concern?