How to Make Work Meetings Work Well

Meetings. The word alone is sure to induce groans, eye-rolling, and collective facepalms from both employees and managers alike. While meetings may not be a crowd favorite, their importance for improving and maintaining communication, productivity, and employee engagement can’t be denied – but only if they’re done right. With the right approach, you can ensure… Read on…

What Determines an Employee’s Pay: the Person or the Position?

While most organizations use some form of job evaluation to determine the worth of jobs, there are many factors to consider when valuing work. There are internal factors such as being fair and consistent with how employees are compensated. Therefore, organizations typically use the following techniques to measure a job’s value: Perform a job analysis to… Read on…

The Surprising Benefits (and Dangers) of Performance Ranking Your Employees

Imagine you’re sitting in a dark room with the shades drawn. No, you’re not about to turn on Netflix or take a nap. You’re at work—and you’re not alone. You, as an HR professional, and several managers in your organization are participating in your annual tradition: Performance Ranking. You’re determining every employee’s value relative to… Read on…