Recent surveys report that U.S. employer base pay, while on the upswing, is still slowed by weak economic growth. But employers are shifting focus to bonuses, more frequent pay adjustments, variable pay and increased differentiation based on performance.
A majority of employees think their boss is less-than-qualified to deliver an accurate review.
I recently spoke to a close friend and founder who was considering shutting down her start-up after working on it for about two years and raising over $1 million in seed funding. When I asked her w…
As you get ready for a long Labor Day weekend, you may be feeling more easily distracted at work. Are you alone? Probably not. Take a look at the results of this recent poll on workplace productivity to find out where you stand. by NowSourcing. Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest […]
The best leaders empathize with employees and treat them accordingly, writes Daniel Ryan. That can mean giving them more flexible schedules, scheduling time for conversations, or simply making a point of celebrating birthdays with enthusiasm. “The sentiment is an old one, but treating your team the way you’d want to be treated in their position […]
A total compensation statement lets you make all aspects of compensation, including noncash benefits, as tangible as the dollar amount on a weekly paycheck.
Enough with LinkedIn and email job spam. It’s time for recruiters to turn into matchmakers for developers and employers.
As someone who is an active user of social media, I have learned a bit about how to build my own brand online. I set about to be myself, the “real” me in all I write online, and that in itself has helped to create my brand. It’s also given me the perspective to look […]
A conference regular shares why she keeps coming back.
Matt Robare asks: “Has anyone ever studied productivity gains from decline of 3-martini lunch + other day drinking?” I don’t know of any great papers that look at the specific history of this. It’s worth noting that cause and effect can be hard to disentangle.
We’re living in a mobile world—you use your smartphone to find out the latest headlines; tablet to watch videos; and E-readers to learn a little more about your industry. It’s hard to remember a time without a gadget in the palm of your hands, and why would you want to? Everything is done at your […]
Phil Bronstein, former executive vice president at the San Francisco Chronicle, talks about the future of digital media. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg West.”
Management can sometimes be an act of faith, particularly when the people you hire have a questionable past. One approach to giving people a second chance.