FOT’s 2009 Retrospective – The Best of the Blogosphere

Jessica Lee Ann Bares, Jessica Lee, Talent Management Power Rankings, Weblogs

2009 has certainly been a fantastic and interesting year for bloggers, including in the talent management space as we have seen more and more HR pros blogging, and even the big bad daddy, SHRM, unveiled SHRM Connect which allows members to easily blog from within the site. We also saw SHRM showing some major love to the HR blogosphere by hosting a …

Dear Manager of Talent: Another Employee Waits Outside Your Door With Pay Data for Their Job…

Ann Bares Ann Bares, Compensation/Cash Money

You know the drill. Employee strolls into HR or their manager’s office, printouts in hand, to present and discuss the salary information they have compiled from the Web, which clearly shows that they are underpaid. Perhaps significantly so. How do you deal with that? I offer some thoughts. First of all, take the meeting. This can and should be a …