What is talent worth to your business?

In the grand scheme of human capital management, choosing the best talent for each job type that benefits the company is the bottom line. Paying a fair salary and offering benefits above what the competition is the other side of …

Three Cool Tech Jobs That Didn’t Exist 15 Years Ago

The New Jobs Employees Want

When we were kids, our teachers told us that the jobs we’d have as adults didn’t even exist yet. We of course they assumed they were referring to “Astronaut Princess” or “Professional Pony Namer.” Unfortunately, …

PTSD: Challenging, But Manageable

It’s Easier Than You Might Think

A movement has started to inform employers that the dangers and frequency of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are often overstated. According to researcher Dr. Harry Croft, medical director at the San Antonio Psychiatric Research …

Tips for Entry-Level Recruiting

Building an Entry-Level Talent Network

By Brian Heifferon, AfterCollege

Recruiting can be a thankless business. Recruiters know that the news headlines about historically high unemployment only tell a small part of the story. The fact is, it’s actually harder than …

Latest News on Hiring Veterans

Obama Wants You to Help Vets Find Jobs

By Bridget Quigg, PayScale.com Logistics manager, physician assistant, network administrator, cook, project manager, software developer, pilot, medical equipment repairer, accountant, interpreter, inventory specialist, facilities manager, maintenance person, medical technician, lab researcher, truck …

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 …

Employee Retention and Engagement

Be Bold and Reward Only What You Want

It’s challenging to design an incentive program that actually rewards top performers, and only top performers. But, it is more expensive, in the long run, to leave them under-rewarded. If you don’t …