Browsing All posts tagged under »Economy«

Telling Your Total Rewards Story

July 26, 2011


Telling your organization's total rewards story help to cement the organization's position as a strong competitor and employer of choice.

BP, Wall Street, and the Rest of Us

June 18, 2010


The ongoing environmental tragedy in the Gulf has reinforced the popular notion that there’s an “us versus them” situation when it comes to big business. Similarly, throughout the financial crisis and subsequent recession, news story after news story has discussed the “Wall Street versus Main Street” issue. Three recent articles present a more nuanced view. On Wednesday of […]

HR, Empathy, and The Jobless Era

March 4, 2010


HR pros should take seriously a recently published article by Don Peck that suggests that the U.S. may be looking at an extended period of high unemployment, and should think about the implications for the work that they do.

Compensation Calculations

February 19, 2010


Some public companies seem to be getting the message on executive compensation and, as a result, are beginning to show some restraint.

End of the Big Bonus Era?

December 10, 2009


Recent developments hint at the idea that maybe the era of super-sized bonuses and pay packages is fading.

More Thoughts on Employee Engagement

November 11, 2009


Two different views of employee engagement, but, whichever view one prefers, one needs to be able to make a strong business case to justify new employee engagement initiatives.

Survey Says . . .

November 3, 2009


Two recent surveys looking at trends in hiring, compensation and benefits paint slightly different pictures of where the economy is headed in the near term.