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How Is Tech Shaping the Future of HR? Let’s Find Out! Please Participate in Our HR Technology Survey Today!

Are technology and software drastically changing the way things are done in HR? Please help us learn what’s happening with HR tech in the real world—What are best practices? What are your competitors up to? Help us find out!

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Your EVP—Defining Total Rewards

The Employee Value Proposition (EVP) is the total rewards value an employee or applicant derives from the everyday employee experience, says consultant Stephanie Tarant, PhD. Including compensation and benefits and more, it is the foundation of an organization’s reputation as a place to work.

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A Lesson from Google in Fostering “Smart Creatives”

I often talk about the characteristics of the people with whom I want to work. In their book How Google Works, Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg talk about the type of people they had at Google. And the two of them should know—Schmidt is the executive chairman and ex-CEO, and Rosenberg is a former SVP of products. Both came to Google after its founding and had to adapt to an existing culture that was very particular and reflected the principles of the founders.

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Don’t Forget to Find Some Quiet Time This Year

You don’t spend nearly enough time simply thinking. Before you take offense to that statement, consider how much time you spend talking, responding to e-mail, even reading—my guess is that you spend more time doing any one of them than you do thinking.

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The Basics of Finance-Speak

To implement an effective compensation and benefits program, you need to speak the language of the CFO, and it can be daunting. Perceptions sometimes block understanding, says Clare Novak, president of Novak and Associates. We think “I can’t do this” or “This is boring,” and we get in our own way. But you can do it.

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Quality Starts With People

The other day, I was driving through a small town and saw a sign on the side of a building that read, “Nobody ever regrets buying quality.” That got me thinking about quality. Did the proprietor of this business have it right? Does no one ever regret paying for a quality product or service?

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Happy New Year! (Don’t Forget Your Personal 2014 Performance Appraisal)

Happy New Year, readers! Before you celebrate, take a moment to reflect on your accomplishments of 2014.

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2015 Compensation Budgets—Are You Prepared?

2015 is nearly upon us, and for most companies that means reviewing their compensation budgets. Where to start? At the very beginning, says consultant J. Timothy O’Rourke. Understand the organization’s strategic needs, and know your market’s benchmarks.

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Sorry, No Raise in 2015 (How to Deliver the Bad News)

In yesterday’s Advisor, advice on planning your 2015 compensation budget from consultant J. Timothy O’Rourke; today, O’Rourke presents a strategy for when money is tight, and what to do if your company can’t afford increases at all this year.

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Top 10: Compensation & Benefits Daily Advisor 2014 Year in Review

As we reach the end of 2014, we take a look back at some of your favorite articles. Here’s a list of the top 10 posts on the Compensation & Benefits Daily Advisor website this year.

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