6 Compensation Trends HR Leaders Need to Know

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6 Compensation Trends HR Leaders Need to Know

With the war for talent in full-effect, it’s important to look more deeply into how compensation factors play in an organization’s ability to attract, engage, and retain top talent. As we’ve seen trending in the past few years, talent is not attracted to, engaged with, or retained by, compensation alone but that doesn’t mean it isn’t an incredibly important factor. Stay competitive for talent by keeping up with compensation trends.
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Are Managers Motivated to Give Accurate Performance Ratings?

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Are Managers Motivated to Give Accurate Performance Ratings?

Research has highlighted three key non-performance factors that can distort the performance ratings managers give to their employees.1 While rating subordinates, managers consider the negative consequences that can occur when providing accurate ratings, the organizational norms surrounding how they are supposed to rate, and the potential of fulfilling self-interests. These three factors add to the complexity of how managers are motivated to rate, and they lend support to the idea that managers are not always motivated to rate their subordinates accurately.
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How to Make HR Metrics Work For You

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How to Make HR Metrics Work For You

As for most departments within an organization, measuring effectiveness is an essential part of continuous improvement. Sales departments analyze previous deals to determine their average buy-cycle and use that information to improve their performance, finance departments measure their accounts payable and accounts receivable timelines and use that information to improve cash flow, and so on. However, oftentimes HR metrics are misused. When HR metrics are simply calculated and reported on, the true value of the metrics is lost.
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3 Voluntary Benefits to Attract and Retain Top Talent

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3 Voluntary Benefits to Attract and Retain Top Talent

Voluntary benefits can be a great addition to add to your benefits package for employees, many at no cost to the employer. Voluntary benefits give employers the ability to balance employee needs with bottom line costs, spotlight the value of your benefits package, and increase employee engagement while protecting employees from life’s unforeseen circumstances.
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Vertical Development for Leadership

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Vertical Development for Leadership

Leadership development and professional development are not new concepts, yet their evolvement has been less than progressive. Many organizations focus on the horizontal development of leaders by investing in soft skills and technical skills training with a focus on broadening tools and competencies used. Horizontal development is a key part of leadership development and organizational success.
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