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Retirement Benefits

Retirement Benefits. The first contingent of baby boomers turned 65 a few years ago. This presents two challenges for employers. First , employers are taking steps to entice older workers to keep working in some capacity.Read More »

The Exit Process and Termination Interview

The Exit Process and Termination Interview. Dismissing an employee is one of the most difficult tasks you can face at work. The dismissed employee,Read More »

Managing Dismissals

Managing Dismissals . Not all employee separations are voluntary. Some career plans and appraisals end not in promotion or graceful retirement but in dismissal—involuntary termination of an employee’s employment with the firm.Read More »

Models of Human Resource Management

Models of Human Resource Management ,  The most familiar models defining what HRM is and how it operates are as follows. Read More »

The Benefits Picture Today

The Benefits Picture Today. benefits : Indirect financial and non financial payments employees receive for continuing their employment with the company.Read More »

Pricing Managerial and Professional jobs

Pricing Managerial and Professional jobs. Developing compensation plans for managers or professionals is similar in many respects to developing plans for any employee.Read More »

How to create a Market-competitive Pay Plan - part 3

How to create a Market-competitive Pay Plan - part 3. The 16 steps in creating a market-competitive pay plan begin with choosing benchmark jobs. 10. Conduct a Market Analysis: Salary Surveys 11. Draw the Market (External) Wage Curve 12. Compare and Adjust Current and Market Wage Rates for Jobs 13. Develop Pay Grades 14. Establish Rate Ranges 15. Address Remaining Jobs 16. Correct Out-of-Line RatesRead More »

How to create a Market-competitive Pay Plan - part 2

How to create a Market-competitive Pay Plan - part 2. The 16 steps in creating a market-competitive pay plan begin with choosing benchmark jobs. 6. Determine for Each Factor Its Factor Degrees’ Points 7. Review Job Descriptions and Job Specifications 8. Evaluate the Jobs 9. Draw the Current (Internal) Wage Curve Read More »

How to create a Market-competitive Pay Plan - Part 1

How to create a Market-competitive Pay Plan. As we said, many firms simply price their jobs based on what other employers are paying—they just use a market-based approach. However, most employers also base their pay plans on job evaluation methods like those just described.Read More »

Job Evaluation Methods

Job Evaluation Methods .ranking method is The simplest method of job evaluation that involves ranking each job relative to all other jobs, usually based on overall difficulty.Read More »

Setting Pay Rates By Job Evaluation

Setting Pay Rates By Job Evaluation Methods. Employers use two basic approaches to setting pay rates: market-based approaches and job evaluation methods. Many firms, particularly smaller ones, simply use a market- based approach. Doing so involves conducting formal or informal salary surveys to determine what others in the relevant labor markets are paying for particular jobs.Read More »

Basic Factors in Determining Pay Rates

Basic Factors in Determining Pay Rates. Employee compensation includes all forms of pay going to employees and arising from their employment. It has two main components, direct financial payments (wages, salaries, incentives, commissions, and bonuses) and indirect financial payments (financial benefits like employer-paid insurance and vacations).Read More »

Employee Life-Cycle Career Management

Employee Life-Cycle Career Management Employee Life-Cycle Career Management. An employee’s tenure with a firm tends to follow a life cycle, from employment interview to first job, promotion, transfer, and perhaps retirement. We’ll look here at the latter three. Making Promotion Decisions Promotions traditionally refer to advancements to positions of increased responsibility. Most people crave promotions, […]Read More »

Employee & Employer Role in Career Management

Employee & Employer Role in Career Management. After appraising performance, it’s often necessary to address career-related issues and to discuss these issues with subordinates.Read More »

HR Grapevine Magazine - Issue 223

HR Grapevine Magazine - Issue 223. 3 HR Skills made more valuable, HR on the go, the route to virgin trains' award winning engagement strategy, A Perspective of HR, Behind the HR Director, Evolutionary steps to preventing presenteeism, Famous Last Words - the Resourcers Guide to Diversity - Special Spotlight on Wellbeing - Office Dress Code - What do Business Leader & Mobility Professional have in common - Is your grievance positioning relatioships in your workplace - Eradicating management speakRead More »

Managing employee turnover and Retention

Managing employee turnover and Retention. Not all employees’ careers plans will coincide with the company’s needs. Turnover— the rate at which employees leave the firm—varies markedly among industries. Read More »

How to Handle a Formal Written Warning for Appraisal

The employee’s performance may be so weak that it requires a formal written warning. Such warnings serve two purposes: (1) to shake your employee out of his or her bad habits, and (2) to help you defend your rating to your own boss and (if needed) to the courts.Read More »

Managing the Appraisal interview

Managing the Appraisal interview. An interview in which the supervisor and subordinate review the appraisal and make plans to remedy deficiencies and reinforce strengths. Managing the Appraisal interviewRead More »

Dealing with rater error Appraisal Problems

Dealing with rater error Appraisal Problems. In a perfect world, all employers would use performance appraisal systems with clear goals, fair appraisals, swift feedback, and useful coaching. Alas, that is rarely the case.Read More »

Techniques For Appraising Performance - part 4

Techniques For Appraising PerformanceTechniques For Appraising Performance - part 4 : 1- Management by Objectives, 2- Computerized and Web-Based Performance Appraisal, 3- Electronic Performance Monitoring (EPM), 4- Conversation DaysRead More »

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