How to Talk About Salary—And Why

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How to Talk About Salary—And Why

Talking about salary is traditionally a touchy — and taboo — topic. Coworkers don't swap stories about their monthly paychecks; friends don't bring up money over happy hour; and even married couples aren't clear on compensation. A recent survey from Fidelity found that four out of 10 people couldn't name their spouse's salary — with 10 percent of them off by more than $25,000.

Matt Krumrie

5 Ways HR Managers and Executives Can Drive Organizational Redesign

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5 Ways HR Managers and Executives Can Drive Organizational Redesign

If there is one thing that HR and business executives can agree on, it's that the "traditional workplace" needs a major redesign. The Global Human Capital Trends 2016 report—which included a survey of more than 7,000 human resources and business leaders from 130 countries­—found that 92 percent of respondents identified redesigning the organization as the number one HR priority in 2016.

How Big Data Is Closing the Information Gap on Salary

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How Big Data Is Closing the Information Gap on Salary

Traditionally, employers have been on one end of the job search, with endless information about their prospects, and hopeful job seekers have been on the other, with limited knowledge of the companies, cultures and careers they're pursuing. But today, that norm is shifting.

A Career Coach's Secrets to Recruiting Talent in the Age of the Job Hopper

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A Career Coach's Secrets to Recruiting Talent in the Age of the Job Hopper

Opportunities for advancement are the second most common reason job seekers look for a new position — following compensation — according to an October 2015 Manpower survey. That same survey showed four in ten U.S. employees are always looking for their next job. Due to the frequency of job hopping among today's job seekers, some professionals have even coined a new term to describe them: "continuous candidates." Others prefer less distinct terms: According to Patty McCord, job hoppers are simply "job havers."

10 Companies Putting Empathy into Action

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10 Companies Putting Empathy into Action

Today's top employers are doing much more than providing a good salary and basic benefits to recruit and retain employees. In fact, some employers are trying to empathize with employees' personal needs as much as they focus on their professional needs. You've heard of on-site fitness classes — but how about on-site health clinics? Unlimited vacation is nice — but wouldn't a flextime schedule better match your work-life balance goals?

Why It's Up to HR to Illuminate Company Culture

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Why It's Up to HR to Illuminate Company Culture

When picturing HR departments, most people think of compliance—not creativity. But that's a sorely outdated notion, according to Denise Domian, SVP of HR at the Bon-Ton Stores.

Forget the Cash: 5 Thoughtful Ways to Reward Employees

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Forget the Cash: 5 Thoughtful Ways to Reward Employees

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