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  • 7 Reasons Why Your Employees are Overpaid

    There are several reasons why your employees might be earning more than Salary.com's Salary Wizard tells you they should be making. They include long tenure or proximity to promotion, greater job responsibilities, greater-than-expected … Read more...

  • Salary Wizard Professional Methodology

    Salary.com identifies and purchases the most current compensation surveys covering the targeted jobs. All of the surveys are published by reputable compensation data firms (sometimes in conjunction with industry groups or other third … Read more...

  • More Jobs Coming Back to US from Overseas

    It's a familiar story: labor costs get too high, so management decides it will be best, in the long-run, to send jobs to another country. Only this time, the story has a twist ending. It is China – long considered an oasis of exceedingly … Read more...

  • 6 Ways to Increase Employee Engagement Without a Pay Raise

    Many employers lose good employees, thinking a pay raise or bonus will keep them going. Of course, money is always a solid motivator, as is a strong compensation plan, but a bigger paycheck is not always the better answer. Read more...

  • The Economy of the Olympics

    We've watched American athletes win gold (and lose gold). We've watched world records fall. We've found ourselves assessing equestrians and rooting for archers, unexpectedly enthralled by largely obscure events enjoying their quadrennial … Read more...

  • 10 Easy Ways to Reward Employees

    Some bosses feel a paycheck is the only reward an employee needs. But employees want to feel that their hard work is appreciated, whether they are paid minimum wage or a six-figure salary. Read more...

  • Entrepreneurs: Why Risk-takers Reap the Rewards

    When the dream depends on betting your bank account, your fame, or even your very life, even the proudest thrill seekers can succumb to caution's warm embrace. Ronald Heifetz, leadership expert and professor at Harvard University's John F. … Read more...

  • Top 10 Compensation Mistakes Made by Small Businesses

    Small businesses frequently fall into the trap of treating compensation programs as “something to worry about when we get bigger.” The fact is, small organizations need to attract, retain and motivate employees, and compensation is a … Read more...

  • Overview of Employee Incentive Pay

    Bonuses create incentives, reduce costs, pay people for doing a good job, and encourage employees to think like shareholders. - Overview of Employee Incentive Pay Read more...

  • About Stock Options

    An employee stock option plan is often part of the compensation package and can be either short or long-term incentives. Read more...

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