My New Bonus is Tied to Integrity? Thank You, and Thank God For The Sales Team

Kris Dunn Compensation/Cash Money, CYA Report, Leadership, Performance

Let’s get this out of the way first – I’m a BIG FAN OF INTEGRITY in the business world. I love people who have integrity, I’m just enough of an expert to know you can’t effectively measure integrity in the business world. That’s why I know that any company attempting to compensate people on the concept of integrity is: A) …

HR Famous Podcast: Thoughts on the passing of the Zappos’ CEO Tony Hsieh

Kris Dunn Compensation/Cash Money, Culture, Employment Branding and Culture, The HR Famous Podcast

In episode 41 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee discuss the impact of the new Florida minimum wage passed in the November election Cycle and the passing of the Zappos’ CEO Tony Hsieh and his impact on the world of company culture and HR. Listen (click this link if you don’t see the player) and …

What Are The Compensation Questions Your Managers Should Be Able to Answer?

Kris Dunn Compensation/Cash Money, Leadership, Managing People, Training and Development

Put together an online version of our BOSS Training (Compensation Module) for a client a few months back, and while our training on the topic is great, there’s no question a fully functioning manager or people has to be really knowledgeable on the comp front to successfully answer all tough questions they’re going to face. What questions, you ask? He’s …

LinkedIn Is Not Tinder (The HR Famous Podcast)

Kris Dunn Compensation/Cash Money, Harassment, Sexual Harassment, Social Media, Social Media and Talent

In episode 32 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee come together to discuss crazy overtime pay at the USPS and harassment issues via messaging on LinkedIn.  Listen (click this link if you don’t see the player) and be sure to subscribe, rate, and review (Apple Podcasts) and follow (Spotify)! SHOW HIGHLIGHTS 1:45 – We got …

HR Famous Podcast – Talking 100K Jobs and the Crazy California Uber/Lyft Bill (AB5)

Kris Dunn Compensation/Cash Money, Culture, Employee Relations

In episode 27 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee discuss 100K jobs with the least competition (spoiler – that means only really smart people should apply) and break down California going after Uber and Lyft with California Assembly Bill 5, which seeks to classify more contractors such as Uber/Lyft drivers into full-time employees Listen (click this …

When Employees Pass Around Salary Worksheets (Blizzard Entertainment and the HR Famous Podcast)

Kris Dunn Compensation/Cash Money, Culture, Employee Relations

Pay transparency! It’s a buzzword that means many things to many people. Can you be pro-pay transparency and skeptical of reporting that involves a salary worksheet, no details and a subsequent article implying that pay issues at a company are widespread? Why yes! yes you can. In the latest episode of HR Famous, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee discuss a recent Bloomberg article that attempted …

The HR Famous Podcast: e17 – Crocs and Compensation Strategy in a COVID World

Kris Dunn Compensation/Cash Money, COVID-19, Talent Strategy

In episode 17 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Kris Dunn and Tim Sackett come together to discuss Crocs, compensation strategy, Facebook’s new location based salary adjustments, and the return of the MLB. The duo discuss the different compensation adjustment strategies companies have been taking, why companies have been choosing which strategy to implement, and how decisions made …

Living Paycheck-to-Paycheck in the Midst of COVID-19

William J. Wiggins Benefits, Compensation/Cash Money, COVID-19, Employee Engagement, Good HR

In the wake of an uncertain future for so many employees as a result of COVID-19 devastation, I encourage HR Leaders everywhere to be sensitive to its impact on our most vulnerable employee groups. Witnessing the impact of the recent temporary business shutdowns and business closures, I am reminded of a previous employee during the great recession of 2007-2008. He …

THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: E6 – Pay Equity for Women: Soccer and Salesforce

Kris Dunn Compensation/Cash Money, Employment Law, Lawsuits, The HR Famous Podcast

In Episode 6 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Jessica Lee, Tim Sackett and Kris Dunn get together to talk discuss pay equity issues for women, focusing on the the recent court briefing filed by the US Soccer Federation that claimed the US Women’s National Team earns less than the Men’s National Team due to (among other things) “men having …

Slinging Crack Rock: Why Most Stock Options Suck…

Kris Dunn Compensation/Cash Money, HR (& Life!) Advice, Kris Dunn, Payroll, Policies

“Notorious B.I.G. said it best: ‘Either you’re slinging crack rock, or you got a wicked jump shot.’ Nobody wants to work for it anymore. There’s no honor in taking the after-school job at Mickey D’s. Honor’s in the dollar, kid. So I went the white boy way of slinging crack rock. I became a stock broker.” —Seth Davis in Boiler Room In …