Archive | April, 2012

Compensation Waste 101 – Extra Pay for Covering Vacations

In this series of posts, I’ll identify practices in organizations that may be a waste of precious employee compensation resources.  Today I’ll cover a policy I ran into recently while talking to one of my clients, one that I hope will soon be a “former policy” for them — the practice of paying employees extra […]

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Job descriptions as performance appraisal forms… the ideal solution

Performance appraisal may well be the most despised management process around, and often for very good reasons.  Most performance appraisal forms are only marginally relevant to an employee’s job, and the results of the process itself yield very little – perhaps a token difference in a raise for a “higher performer” over a “lower performer;” […]

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