Market Leadership & Pay (Part 3)

Market Leadership & Pay (Part 3) By James T. Stodd, SPHR, SHRM-SCP September 1, 2015 In Part 1 of this brief series on Market Leadership, the point was made that the most important thing employers should do is make sure they understand the compensation practices within their market, as well as their position within the…

Market Leadership & Pay (Part 2)

Market Leadership & Pay (Part 2) By James T. Stodd, SPHR, SHRM-SCP August 18, 2015 In Part 1 of this series on Market Leadership, we discussed “big data” sources including the government’s OES system, proprietary surveys, and online “data warehouses.” We also mentioned several features that make these “big data” sources such valuable resources, as…

Market Leadership & Pay (Part 1)

Market Leadership & Pay (Part 1) By James T. Stodd, SPHR, SHRM-SCP August 12, 2015 In an earlier set of messages entitled Employee Engagement, Retention and Pay (Parts 1 & 2), we presented recent research showing “pay” to be extremely relevant to the decisions people make when considering a job (attraction), deciding to stay or…

Employee Engagement, Retention and Pay (Part 2)

Employee Engagement, Retention and Pay (Part 2) By James T. Stodd, SPHR, SHRM-SCP July 27, 2015 Just a few days ago the WorldAtWork (formerly the American Compensation Association) released a preliminary version of its 2015-2016 Salary Budget Survey.1 This survey shows that during 2015 most employees in the US workforce received pay increases that averaged…

Employee Engagement, Retention and Pay (Part 1)

Employee Engagement, Retention and Pay (Part 1) By James T. Stodd, SPHR, SHRM-SCP July 13, 2015 Like many of you, I receive a lot of information about how to improve employee attraction, retention and engagement…a lot! In fact, for me these topics have been my professional “passion” since I made the decision to study industrial-organization…

Creating Great Employer Brands

Creating Great Employer Brands By James T Stodd, SPHR As the economy improves many employers are revisiting their efforts to distinguish themselves from other local, regional and national employers as they attract and retain capable talent. In today’s vernacular … distinguishing yourself means establishing and maintaining a successful employer brand that will speak to prospects…

The Essence of a Learning Organization

The Essence of a Learning Organization By James T Stodd, SPHR This is our first newsletter of 2013, and it goes without saying that I hope each of you were blessed with peace, joy, and precious time with family and friends over the holiday season! I know I was, at least for the most part.…