Archive | February, 2016

Compensation Surveys The Right Way — Don’t Make My Mistake

Originally posted on FQHC Compensation Resources from Merces:
Before I returned to Merces Consulting, I spent many years working on my own and raising my family.  During that time I managed to keep busy doing independent consulting, the majority of which was spent conducting market surveys for local hospitals and other compensation related activities.  In…

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2016 Resolution #8 – Ensure Base Pay is Predictable

Resolution #8 – Examine your base pay program from the perspective of employees, and ask yourself whether they can “predict” changes to their pay. For the vast majority of jobs, hourly wages or annual salaries make up most of total cash compensation.  While incentive compensation may be a motivator for some, base pay pays the […]

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