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Superman’s Origins and Why You Should Supercharge Those Who Do Superwork

November 4, 2013
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As your company soars to new heights thanks to the creativity and ingenuity of your team members, the organization should let the workers come along for the ride.
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A Nation of Wage Stagnation

October 14, 2013
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After a decade of flat wages, two economists say major changes are needed — and employers aren’t going to like them: Raise the minimum wage and create opportunities for workers to join unions.
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Must You Pay Your Employees for Civic and Charitable Work?

October 2, 2013
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Before you send that next email or memo requiring employees’ presence at a charitable event, don’t, unless you want to pay employees for their time.
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People Moves, September 2013

September 16, 2013
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Elizabeth Brown to Trulia, Nicole Gardner to McLennan Cos. and Steve Cohen to BenefitMall
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Bathroom Breaks Do Not Equal Breaks in Pay

September 12, 2013
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Treating your employees like tagged wildlife — tracking and recording their every move within the workplace — will create an work environment of distrust and apathy. Instead, you should treat all employees like professionals, and address performance-based issues as they arise.
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Employers Miss the Mark on Bonuses: Survey

August 20, 2013
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For the third straight year, employers do not expect to fully fund their annual employee bonus pools, according to a new survey.
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Survey: Salary Forecast for U.S. Workers a Bit Brighter Than Overseas Counterparts

August 6, 2013
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The improving U.S. economy is good news for the strength of salary increases in the near term.
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July 9, 2013
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Pay-for-performance programs are a great way to help low-performing employees improve their contribution levels. But implementing such a program is no simple matter. Published in July 2013, our new Best Practices in Compensation white paper explores four important considerations-and how today's organizations can get make a pay-for-performance strategy work for them.
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A Reminder About Holiday Pay

July 3, 2013
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Tomorrow's July 4th holiday is a paid day off for many American workers. Last year, I wrote a post titled, '8 Things You Need to Know About Holiday Pay.' In light of tomorrow's holiday, I thought it was a good idea to revisit that list.
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#SHRM13: Opening Day at SHRM Book It

June 17, 2013
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As Hillary Clinton chatted about whatever she chatted about, other SHRM attendees opted to spend their time in pursuit of their profession.
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