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Payscale’s 2024 Compensation Best Practices Survey is Open for Participation!

Payscale’s annual Compensation Best Practices Repot (CBPR) is the largest research report dedicated to compensation management best practices and trends. The 2024 survey is now open for participation.

How to use skills to price jobs

As your business grows, so does the need for hiring and retaining talent. With the diverse ways in which we get work done today (remotely, in-person, or a hybrid of the two), and the skills that have become in-demand in recent years—your organization needs near real-time skills and location data to get...

Market Dynamics Influencing Compensation Planning

Inflation is at its highest annual rate in over 40 years. The rising cost of living layered with an increase in competition for labor has created extraordinary challenges for organizations to pay fairly and competitively.

New hire checklist: How to onboard your new employee

Besides the logistic necessities like completing new hire forms, issuing ID badges (if applicable) and giving them a tour of the facility (if non-remote position) is a great time to clearly set your expectations for their performance.

A Guide to Writing a Warning Letter to Employees

Having stellar employees makes any company perform better as a whole. But what happens if an employee is underperforming or, worse, behaving in a blatantly inappropriate or unprofessional manner? This is where warnings come into play.

Compensation Best Practices Survey 2023: Participate now!

The Compensation Best Practices Survey informs our compensation best practices report (CBPR) and is now open for participation through December.

Compensation fundamentals and best practices for the future

How a solid strategy, data, and processes can prepare your organization for the resiliency required to meet today’s top comp challenges.

How to Write Employee Evaluations In 2022

Employee evaluations, also called performance reviews, are periodic assessments of how an individual is performing in his or her job.

Employee Incentives to Implement for 2022

The most effective incentive programs leverage human behavior by linking activities with goals that tie to company objectives.

How to Calculate Overtime Pay

Overtime pay is the additional monies paid to certain employees when those employees work more than their agreed number of hours

Parental Leave Policy Samples

The FLMA entitles individuals who work for covered organizations up to 12 weeks of paid leave within a 12-month period starting on the first date of leave.

I-9 Employment Requirements, Documents and How to Comply

I9 requires employers to verify both the identify and employment eligibility of all individuals they recruit, refer for a fee, or hire in the United States, regardless of whether that individual is a U.S. citizen or not.