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Robust pay increases planned for 2024

By on Dec 21, 2023 in Blog, Compensation, Compensation Consulting, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting |

Robust pay increases planned for 2024

In her Society for Human Resources Management article, Kathryn Mayer delves into the complex landscape of employee compensation for the upcoming year. As 2024 approaches, U.S. employers, while cautious due to economic uncertainties, are gearing up to offer meaningful salary increases. This decision is a balancing act between the lingering effects of economic challenges and […]

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Crafting an authentic Employee Value Proposition: listening, aligning, and committing for organizational success

By on Oct 15, 2023 in Best Practices, Blog, Compensation, Employee Benefits, HR Consulting, Human Resources, Human Resources consulting, Performance Management, Talent Acquisition, Training and Development |

Crafting an authentic Employee Value Proposition: listening, aligning, and committing for organizational success

In today’s dynamic employment landscape, the role of the Employee Value Proposition [EVP] has become paramount. Yet, many organizations miss the mark, treating it as a mere checklist of aspirational benefits rather than a reflection of the genuine employee experience. A robust and authentic EVP isn’t just about ticking boxes; it’s a strategic commitment that […]

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Proposed rule aims to expand overtime eligibility for millions of workers, prompting concerns and planning

By on Sep 3, 2023 in Blog, Compensation, Compensation Consulting, Compliance, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting |

Proposed rule aims to expand overtime eligibility for millions of workers, prompting concerns and planning

The US Department of Labor [DOL] has introduced a proposed rule that could reshape overtime protections for a considerable number of employees, potentially extending eligibility to approximately 3.6 million more workers. Under the proposed changes, the annual salary-level threshold for white-collar exemptions to overtime requirements and for highly compensated employees would be increased. In addition, […]

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Employers set to allocate 4% pay raises in 2024

By on Jul 23, 2023 in Best Practices, Blog, Compensation, Compensation Consulting, Government and Public Sector, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Non Profit |

Employers set to allocate 4% pay raises in 2024

We’ve been keeping an eye on what the hot labor market means for employers’ pay increase budgets. Throughout 2023 we’ve been sharing what we’ve been learning, such as 2023 Compensation increases: A sign of recovery or cause for concern? How employers are managing compensation challenges in 2023 Compensation forecast – January 2023 A recent SHRM […]

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Client success story – Holden Forests & Gardens

By on Jul 20, 2023 in Best Practices, Blog, Case Study, Compensation, Compensation Consulting, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Non Profit, Success Stories |

Client success story – Holden Forests & Gardens

Arts and cultural organizations are very important to the community, and us. Over the years we’ve had the chance to work with many, and a recent project with Holden Forests & Gardens is a good example of how we have helped many of them in the past with both Human Resources consulting and recruiting and […]

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Unlocking employee motivation: Strategies beyond money and promotions

By on Jun 13, 2023 in Best Practices, Blog, Compensation, Compensation Consulting, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting |

Unlocking employee motivation: Strategies beyond money and promotions

A recent SHRM article discusses the importance on non-cash elements to motivating and rewarding employees.  The reality in many workplaces today is that the best and brightest talent will jump ship if they feel they’ve topped out on salary or can’t expect a promotion anytime soon. And that’s fair: Workers, especially top performers, will naturally […]

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