The company says everyone wins under the new system. Not every worker sees it that way.
However, the high motivational power of pay does not mean that it should serve as a motivator throughout organizations and
In the long term, a system which bases performance rewards on bonuses and base pay adjustments on skill acquisition is likely
When I quit my eight-figure job to bake tarts, I was scared. My job, which compensated me an amount between $10,000,000 and $99,999,999 which I am too modest to share, had been my everything.
This also doesn't always happen, and can be hugely damaging, as is the stigma of having been in prison- guilty or not. Imagine
Although not as common of a practice today, some organizations may have several employment classifications, such as hourly
Men and women who graduate business school earn roughly the same at first, but over time the pay gap grows -- and grows and grows.
Most clear thinking people understand that "hoplophobia" itself is an irrational term since there is nothing "irrational" about fearing that one could be listed among the 10,000+ gun-related homicides each year in the U.S., many perpetrated by people who purchased firearms legally.
Can an employee be fired from a job for not adhering to dress codes, not meeting makeup requirements, sporting tattoos or piercings, or for other personal qualities or forms of self-expression? Apparently, yes.
Work-life balance: the portmanteau once used in casual conversations has now become an integral component of companies' mission statements and employee interactions. It's like the gluten-free of the health food world -- many claim to value it, but few can describe what it actually means.
Simply using the word "together" can have a profound impact on how work teams operate. New research by Priyanka Carr and Gregory Walton shows that using social cues that signal an invitation for folks to work together can fuel intrinsic motivation even when people work alone.
Most service and administrative departments can be cut by 1 in 4 with no impact on quality of work. Many can handle 1 in 3 cut with no significant negative impact. Remember, work expands to fill the time, and not all this expanded work creates value.
When we attempt to reduce our value and worth at all times to mere dollars and cents we will always come up short. I have always found that I am usually rewarded for my work in direct resonance to my own sense of value.
Every college grad should read this.
Are you starting a summer internship soon? Hopefully, you've been accepted for one of the positions you applied for in your chosen field, and you're getting ready to shift your focus from academia to the business world because that's what getting practical experience in your chosen career field is all about.
The NCAA's latest scare tactic appears error-ridden.
By the end of this year, no Gravity Payments employee will make less than $50,000 per year, and by the end of 2017, that number will be $70,000. While there's no doubt that there will be unintended consequences of this bold move, it's important to workers everywhere for a number of reasons.