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The Benefits of Non-Monetary Incentives

Compensation comes in all shapes and sizes. Two of the most common forms are base salary and annual bonus. These two, of course, come in the form of monetary or cash compensation. There are other forms of compensation, which one could argue are more important than these.

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2020 Merit Increases & Other Timely Compensation Facts

It’s hard to believe that it’s salary budgeting time of the year again. I’m probably in denial, refusing to let go of the last few glimpses of summer!

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Corporate Culture — What is it and Why Does it Matter?

Corporate Culture — What is it and Why Does it Matter?

These days I hear the word company culture used in many ways. We see it used in job postings, employers constantly talk about having a great culture, and I hear many employees who have lost their jobs say they were let go because they were not a cultural fit. Although the word is used quite frequently not many people can really articulate what it means.

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HR Leadership

How an Effective HR Leader Can Help Drive Results

Many middle-market privately held companies are becoming increasingly aware of how an effective human resource leader can contribute to the success of the business’s bottom line. Consider just a few of the significant changes that have taken place in the last 10 or 15 years that represent continuing challenges for many businesses.

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Robots Entering The Workplace

Don’t worry about a robot taking your job. Buy a robot and spend time doing more meaningful work.

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Hiring Tips to Avoid Limiting Your Candidate Pool

When looking at filling critical positions you may consider a few different hiring approaches.

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Recruiter’s Advice about the Changing Job Market

The national unemployment rate is currently at 3.8%, with some markets being as low as 2.4%. This is creating a new normal for employers – we are in a candidate driven market.

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Vacation Time Off

What Does Your Vacation Policy Say to New Hires?

Vacation time. All companies offer it, but many times it can become a sticking point during hiring negotiations because there are still many companies out there who wish to stick with older, outdated corporate vacation policies.

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This is Awkward – Discussing Pay with Employees

While communicating pay changes is usually good news, for many managers there is stress associated with this activity, and rightfully so. Why is communicating about pay so hard?

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Listening Strategies for the Interview Process

One key element that can make make a difference between interview success and failure is knowing the difference between listening to understand and listening to hear.

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