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The Day The Google Died

OK, died might be strong.  But contracted a fatal disease that will one day make it perish?  Accurate… If there’s one thing we know through the annuals of time and… Get the Rest

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How To Talk About Compensation During the Interview Process

"Mo Money, Mo Problems." "Take the Money and Run." "Money for Nothing." We sing a lot about money in our lives. But what happens when we get down to business and

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Would You Pay a Bonus to an Employee to Keep them Skinny?

The world of professional sports gives us this great microcosm of compensation philosophy. Within professional athlete contracts, we find all kinds of crazy stuff. Depending on the sport,

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HR, want to get out of the comp game? Think like Black Mirror.

Perhaps I’ve been watching too many episodes of Black Mirror.  Black Mirror is "centered around dark and satirical themes that examine modern society, particularly with regard to the

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The Corporate Recruitment Incentive Program

There's a barrier that is keeping corporate talent acquisition from reaching its highest levels of productivity. That barrier is incentive compensation, and the reason it's a barrier is

Tell me what you want, what you really, really want

Channelling the Spice Girls this fine morning.  I've been on the phone a lot lately.  And for some reason, I'm really enjoying it, I thought for years I

Illegal to Ask about a Candidate’s Compensation?

Talent acquisition professionals get paid to talk turkey with candidates. I am talking about cold, hard cash money. What do you need, what do you feel your skillset

Fear and Loathing for Talent Pros from the Fed’s Beige Book

Because I often have nothing more interesting to do in my spare time, I like to peruse the Federal Reserve Board’s Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions,

5 HR and Talent Management Lessons from NBA Free Agency 2016

Because you never, ever get tired of the ‘sports and HR/talent’ connection, strap in while I offer up the HR and talent management in the real world spin

I Heard Google Pays Mailroom Boys 100K (Dealing with Competitive Issues on Compensation)

Quote - "If the grass looks greener on the other side, it is probably AstroTurf." -Unknown Everybody wants more money, people. This we know. Internal issues related to pay are one thing.