Merit Talks: Tis the Season

It’s nearing the holiday season; spirits are bright and you have to tell your star employee that they’re getting an increase that is lower than what they want. If you’re being honest with yourself, it’s lower than what you want …

Use Data When Setting Raises, But Don’t Stop There

How the PayScale Index Fits Into Raise Planning

Some high level strategic thinking and data gathering must happen before raises can be given out. From following inflation and local market rate shifts, to considering business goals and budget constraints, HR …

Google’s HR Practices Explained

What Would Google Do?

I was able to attend the World@Work conference in San Diego recently. This event is always a wonderful opportunity to get away from the daily grind and spend some time on my professional development. I enjoyed …