HR Compensation

I Hope My Boss Takes the Hint (I know IKEA did!)

Compensation - December 14, 2017

In my first year at a company, I got a book titled “50 Jobs Worse Than Yours.” Hilarious sure, and it was also a pretty interesting read – at least, that’s what m...

How To Deal With Rampant Sick Leave Abuse

Compensation - October 06, 2017

Sick leave, unlike annual leave, cannot be planned ahead. While the percentage of workers with access to vacation days has stayed the same, those with paid sick leave has...

I Just Found Out My Coworker Makes More Than I Do

Compensation - September 21, 2017

I just found out that my coworker makes more money than I do, even though we both do the same kind of work. I have been here for longer, and I do a decent job. In fact, f...

What To Do When You’re Overworked at Job?

Compensation - September 07, 2017

Earlier this year, The HR Digest posted an insightful article on burned out and overworked nonprofit workers. With the article came accolades of appreciation, gratificati...

Can You Fire An Employee For Discussing Salary With Coworkers?

Compensation - August 28, 2017

Can you fire an employee for discussing salary with coworkers? In some cases, yes. In fact, most “at will” employed Americans don’t realize this but they can be fir...

Tricks Employers Use To Pay Less Salary

Compensation - August 08, 2017

Bosses continue to actively and deceptively trick employees, paycheck after paycheck, to pay less salary. Companies such as Walmart and McDonald’s have been caught syst...

Can You Get Fired For No Reason At All?

Compensation - August 01, 2017

Yes. You can get fired for no reason at all. Your employer does not need a reason to fire you. In most of the United States, employees are generally under ‘at-will’ e...

40 Questions to Ask Before You Accept A Job Offer

Congratulations! You’ve made it through the most difficult part of the job hunt. All the job applications, interview rounds, and thank-you notes have paid off! Now, it ...

6 Different Types of Compensation Plans & Benefits

Long ago, we wrote about the importance of a compensation plan in an organization. I thought we’d follow up on that post by exploring the six different types of compens...

Job Hopping Makes Sense Only When You’re Not Getting Paid Enough

Recession, inflation and a change in lifestyle are some of the many factors why people change jobs more often. Every single person reading this article did the same thing...

7 Important Lifestyle Changes To Save Money Easily

Compensation - June 26, 2017

There is no doubt in the fact that we earn a living. Well, there are other different purposes also for which we really toil hard to earn something. One of them is savings...

New York City Uber Drivers to Get their Refunds after Uber Admits Mis-calculations

Compensation - May 24, 2017

Uber being drown in a pool of negative controversies is not something that journalists have done out of choice. It is the things that the company does or revelations that...

California Wage Orders Revised – Reflect an Increase in the Minimum Wage

Compensation - May 05, 2017

To reflect the increases in the 2017 and 2018 state minimum wage, the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) recently updated many Wage Orders. These updated...

Before Accepting the Minimum, Know Your Worth

Compensation - April 12, 2017

The gender wage gap issue is a consistent one in the history of the United States. According to a Pew Research Center analysis, women earned only 83 percent of what men e...

Google Claims No Gender Pay Discrimination Amidst Charges Of Extreme Pay Disparities

Compensation - April 08, 2017

Just in January, Google Inc. faced a blow from the U.S Department of Labor after it denied sharing its employment data to the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Progra...

Is Better Pay Scale a Valid Reason to Quit your Job?

Compensation - March 18, 2017

There is an unending debate about if one must work for the job satisfaction or the money which never has a conclusion. Both these aspects are necessary to feel content at...