Month: May 2019

Understanding the employee lifecycle is key to the success of HR and it being a strategic business partner. There are metrics for every phase to help.

An HR Metric: Compa-Ratio

An HR Metric: Compa-Ratio

Compensation is an integral part of an organization’s budget strategy. It is important to understand the current state of your employees’ pay. Compa-ratio is a versatile metric to compare your compensation plans and strategies internally and externally.   What is Compa-Ratio?   This metric compares an individual’s salary against a salary range. You can use […]

Is Your HR Team And Organization Ready For A Crisis?

Is Your HR Team And Organization Ready For A Crisis?

The Midwest is in the height of a very active and violent tornado season. Over the past week, Missouri has been hit with severe weather and catastrophic tornadoes. The devastation is only being compounded by heavy rains that are flooding major rivers. News agencies are reporting this tornado season has already been above-average and people […]

Holiday Pay Might Be A Perk You’re Under Utilizing

Holiday Pay Might Be A Perk You’re Under Utilizing

Holiday pay is not mandated under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), even if the office is closed for the day. The federal law only mandates pay for time worked, which does not include holidays and vacations. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t consider offering paid holidays as a benefit. On average, companies in the […]

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