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Critical Success Factors for Variable Pay Programs

Yesterday, we explored the factors behind the rise of comprehensive variable pay programs—and the types of cost savings you can expect. Today, John A. Rubino of Rubino Consulting Services explains who (and what) can make the difference between variable pay success and failure.

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Variable Pay: Make It Work for Your Organization and Your Employees

Comprehensive variable pay programs—more “pay at risk” for employees—are a growing trend for 2015 and beyond, notes John A. Rubino of Rubino Consulting Services. Here are some reasons why, and why you could save some serious money by implementing a comprehensive variable pay program at your organization.

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Spring—The Best Time to Renew Your Optimism

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. —Helen Keller

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Training and Development Survey—What’s New?

Training—it’s how you mold promising new hires and start creating your company’s future leaders. What’s happening with training and development in the real world? What are your competitors up to? Help us find out!

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Upping Your Compensation Game? How to Get Top Brass On Board

Yesterday, Diana D. Neelman and Mary A. Rizzuti of Compensation Resources, Inc., provided some insights on crafting an innovative compensation strategy. Today, they reveal a key piece of the implementation puzzle: how to get top management on board with new initiatives.

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Smart Compensation Model Design Can Nurture Innovation

Innovation drives productivity and opens up new opportunities. The most innovative companies, from Apple® to Zappos, are also the most successful. But innovation requires flexibility, a willingness to change, and a good tolerance for risk—three things that aren’t always part of compensation management.

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Steps and Timeline for EEOC Collection of Employer Compensation Data

As we discussed yesterday, part of the federal government’s plan to achieve pay equality for men and women involves the collection of compensation data from federal contractors.

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HR Metrics Survey—What’s Being Measured These Days?

Big data is omnipresent in today’s business landscape. Metrics and analytics, along with the hypotheses drawn from them, are having a great impact on how decisions, big and small, are made—including in the field of human resources. So, what’s happening with HR metrics out there? What are your competitors measuring to gain an advantage? Help us find out!

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What’s Your Market Position?

Yesterday, we looked at tips from BLR’s Senior Compensation Editor Sharon McKnight, CCP, SPHR, on aging your salary data. Today, McKnight’s insights on figuring out your market position—are you leading, lagging, or lead-lagging?

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Keys to Aging Salary Data Effectively

If you’ve worked in compensation a while you probably know all there is to know about “aging” data. If you’re new to comp, however, and aging data is a bit of a mystery, read on for practical tips from BLR’s Senior Compensation Editor Sharon McKnight, CCP, SPHR.

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