Visit us at #HRTechConf

It’s exciting times for the Human Resource profession. Long gone are the days of HR being seen as a department of corporate cops. These days, HR is at the core of their businesses, reinventing the entire employee experience, and it’s …

SHRM Highlights and Breakthroughs

It’s been a week since 2016 SHRM has concluded in Washington, D.C. No doubt SHRM is now a fading memory for many HR Professionals who are climbing out of their inboxes and extinguishing the daily fires. Back to a day-in-the …

Why We’re Thankful for HR

By Bridget Quigg, PayScale.com

Happy Thanksgiving from everyone here at PayScale, and especially the Compensation Today team. When asked why everyone should be thankful for HR, PayScale’s Director of Professional Services and Education, Stacey Carroll, said,

“You are the heart …

Why HR Must Know Market Data

Why HR People Should Know Market Data

A lot of people assume that human resources professionals are all about the “fluffy stuff,” like employee morale, following up with benefits issues, making sure an employee gets leave for family emergency and …

How to End At-Will Employment

Tread Lightly When Ending At-Will Employment

Have you ever been tempted to terminate an at-will employee without providing him with a reason? Maybe you did not properly document the employee’s performance problems or are so fed up with his attitude …

HR Matters to Company Success

Time to Shine: HR Matters and This Is Why

By Bridget Quigg, PayScale

What is happening in the world of human resources and compensation? We continue our conversation with PayScale’s Chief New Business Officer Dave Smith about trends he sees …

Online Reputation Management

Good vs. Bad: Online Reputation Management

How robust is your company’s online reputation? Do your current or former employees publish positive or negative information about you? As an HR professional, in charge of bringing new employees on board, you must …

2011 SHRM Conference Speakers

SHRM 2011: How to Improve Your Company Culture

At the SHRM 2011 national conference in Las Vegas, two speakers, Arianna Huffington and Sir Richard Branson, approached the issue of company culture from two different angles. Both of which ask employers …

Zappos CEO’s Success Secrets

Company Culture: Lessons from Zappos CEO Tony Hseih

How do you approach the culture at your company? If you haven’t thought about that question recently, it likely needs attention. A well-defined culture can bring you great business results. Just ask …