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Answers to 5 Common Questions about 2010-2011 Compensation

Your boss approaches you and asks what you are planning for in terms of salary administration in 2011. You’re responsible for maintaining competitive pay rates, rewarding your best people, but also meeting your organization’s budget limits and managing your employees’ … Continue reading

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4 Strategies for Boosting Pay Satisfaction

Perhaps complaints are looming in your organization regarding base pay, cost of living adjustments, or merit increases. We’ve all experienced these common pay complaints and possibly more often as of lately as pay satisfaction is a key issue this year … Continue reading

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Compensation Practices: Signals of Your Organization’s Climate & Culture

Organizations may fail to consider the impact of their compensation practices on their employees’ perceptions of organizational climate and culture. In light of recent research suggesting that compensation practices employed by organizations last year in response to the economy have … Continue reading

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Attracting & Retaining a Top Sales Force

Your sales people are perhaps some of most important employees to retain at your organization. In the ERC/SBN Workplace Practices Survey conducted annually, sales personnel are frequently cited by organizations as some of the most important staff members. After all, they know … Continue reading

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20 Practices That Distinguish the Best Places to Work

What does it take to be one of the best places to work for top talent? This is a common question that many employers ask ERC as they seek to develop workplaces that attract, retain, motivate and engage top performers. … Continue reading

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Tax Day Tips for HR Professionals

April 15th is commonly known as Tax Day, or the last day that tax returns can be mailed to avoid penalties. While taxes might be the last thing that many HR professionals are thinking about, this time of year is as good … Continue reading

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Differences in Incentive Pay for Sales Professionals

According to the results of a recent national sales compensation survey released by ERC, organizations determine incentives differently for sales managers and sales representatives. The results show that sales managers receive bonuses and/or commission based on meeting various goals rather … Continue reading

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