A Guest Post: Salary Broadcast on the Company Website? Do You Agree?

This guest post is by Fredrick Cameron, whose work I have published three other times. This time he offered an interesting post about pay transparency. Before I decided to publish this one I asked how people felt about pay transparency to an HR group to which I belong. I have posted some of the comments …

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The gender pay gap is not what we are told it is, who knew?

We have all read the news stories about the gender pay gap. The stories tell us how women are only earning 77% of what men earn. As you may have guessed, this is not the FULL story. In a recent study conducted by PayScale.com it is revealed that many factors need to be considered in …

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The trend to ban salary history in the hiring process expands

In the attempt to promote gender pay equality several states and municipalities have made it illegal to ask job candidates about their salary history. Previously Massachusetts, New York City and Philadelphia have enacted legislation to prohibit asking for salary history as part of the interview process. Now San Francisco has joined the ranks, to no …

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Future Friday: Will employees be setting wages in the future?

The changing world of work is challenging traditional ways of doing things. In the past most companies had wage and salary ranges for positions, at least large companies did, and when they were ready to make an offer it was one that fit within that range. Even companies that didn’t have official salary grades still …

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The OFCCP and Pay Transparency: Will it make a difference?

Pay transparency is all the rage. It is however not a new issue, it is just an issue that has new import attached to it due to the new Executive Order that addresses pay transparency. Executive Order 13665 In the spring of 2014 President Obama signed EO 13665, but it was not until September 15, …

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Future Friday: How will you handle your public reputation?

We are all aware of sites that allow consumers to rate restaurants or stores, like Yelp, or sites that allow candidates and employees to rate companies, like Glassdoor. But have you thought about the possibility of having sites that allow everyone to rate everything? How would that effect you as an HR professional if your …

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Predictions for HR Compliance in 2015

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post today’s post is about my predictions for the coming year in the area of HR legislation and regulation. So let me pull out my crystal ball and begin. Legislation As we all know the Republicans took control of Congress with the midterm election in November. This means that when …

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Public Salaries: Is Transparency Right For Your Company?

This post is from my friends at SocialMonsters.org Disclosed company revenue and monthly progress reports; shared self-improvements; internal emails between two employees sent with the team cc’ed. Buffer, a social media sharing solutions company, functions with this level of radical transparency. Buffer finds power in the vulnerability, openness and accessibility of transparent ideas and workflows. Transparency …

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