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Why Companies Are Embracing the Employee Value Proposition

February 28, 2013
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Employers such as Chicago-based Red Frog Events are looking to improve their overall employment deal, spelling out an overall compensation and culture package that often includes a company vision for what employees can get and give back in return.
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Putting Value Into the 'Employee Value Proposition'

February 20, 2013
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In the past several years, more companies have introduced or re-crafted their “employee value proposition” to give employees a better idea of what the total employee experience encompasses, beyond the basic salary and benefits. Laura Sejen, global practice leader of rewards for consultancy Towers Watson & Co., recently spoke with Workforce contributing writer Meg McSherry Breslin about the key factors employers should keep in mind when they're looking to revise their employee value proposition, otherwise known as the "employment deal."
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Average Salary for Technology Professional Rises 5.3 Percent: Survey

January 29, 2013
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The average salary for technology professionals rose 5.3 percent in 2012—the largest increase in a decade, according to a Dice Holdings Inc. salary survey.
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Innovation Formula: Trust but Clarify

January 23, 2013
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Goal for 2013: No Goals

December 19, 2012
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Recent research suggests goals can do more harm than good.
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Private Equity Firms Can Improve People Management

December 7, 2012
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While horror stories exist, in some cases private equity takeovers can lead to healthy updates to management methods and practices.
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An Empty Stocking for Garbage Workers

December 6, 2012
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Consumer Reports has released its annual survey on holiday tipping, and, again, garbage collectors rank at the bottom as the least-tipped service-provider.
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How Do We Determine Employees Who Exceed Expectations? (Revised January 15, 2013)

December 3, 2012
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What are ways that we can determine who our company's top performers are? —Taking Stock, wholesale trade, Seattle
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2012 Game Changer: Jil Greene

November 29, 2012
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Vice president of human resources and community relations, Harrah's New Orleans
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