What is the No. 1 HR metric we should be reporting to our CEO?
—The Most Important Thing, product manager, software/services, Quebec
One of the chief "head-scratchers" for me is developing a worthwhile employee incentive program. I believe in them and know they are important, but because each employee is motivated by different things, it is difficult to come up with one that satisfies all. Which is more motivating: group or individual incentives? And what is good starting place for each? Thanks.
How do we go about grading our employees properly and objectively?
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