7 Tips to Increase Pay Transparency in Your Organization

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This post originally appeared on PayScale’s blog, Compensation Today Pay transparency has increased in prevalence over the past few years, and with good reason. Transparent pay practices lead to higher satisfaction and lower intent to leave, according to a 2015 PayScale study. Transparency also improves performance, according to this study in a restaurant setting. With […]

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Bad Boss Index: Are Men and Women Managed Differently?

Bad Boss Index

At the risk of coming across like I’m mansplaining something, let’s briefly talk about gender issues. As we discovered last year, there is a gender gap in rewards and recognition programs. Now, it turns out a similar divide exists when it comes to how men and women view their relationships with their bosses. At least […]

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Meet Our New Partners: GoodHire and Lattice

Who had the best August 2017? Maybe the moon. Completely eclipsing the sun is a pretty big accomplishment. Perhaps every parent who sent their children back to school. Or maybe even the Night King—my Game-of-Thrones-fan coworker tells me he had a good month. While we’re thrilled for the free parents, smug moons, and victorious fictional […]

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Why the World of Harry Potter Needed More HR

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Summer is winding down in the Northern Hemisphere, and children everywhere are heading back to school. So, naturally, this gives us an opportunity to discuss Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and everything else Harry Potter-related. OK, truth be told, I’m always looking for a way to discuss Harry Potter, and it just happens to […]

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The Most Useful HR Reports for New Users

The Most Useful HR Reports for New Users

If you’re not using HR reporting tools to further your business, we have a bone to pick with you. You’ve finally gotten a handle on the mountain of paperwork and turned it into a molehill, but here’s the thing: data is useless if all you do is organize it and leave it alone. You know […]

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Workplace Happiness: a Little Happiness Brings a Lot More Productivity

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Some business leaders dismiss happiness as something that employees can do on their own time. Unfortunately, a lack of attention to employee happiness isn’t just bad business practice because it makes your workplace miserable, it also has a negative impact on employee productivity. In fact, one study found that when employees are happier, workplace productivity […]

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Experts Weigh in on 5 Alarming Employee Engagement Trends

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Employee engagement. It’s probably always on your mind, whether in the front, back, or somewhere in the middle. If that’s true, rest assured you’re not alone. HR professionals and other business leaders everywhere wonder (sometimes obsessively) how to drive more engagement among their people. As ethereal as the concept can sometimes feel, there are real […]

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5 Useful Performance Management Takeaways From Sports

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I get it. Since men who love sports have run the business world for many decades, using sports analogies in the workplace has become a humongous cliché. You probably roll your eyes every time a colleague tells you whose “court” the “ball” is in, to keep your eye on that ball, or not to drop […]

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