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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Remote Work: A Dying Trend?
After a long, 20 quarter revenue loss, IBM, a company known to be a proponent of remote work, dismantled its remote work option this past Ma...
Keys to Successful Employee Recruitment and Retention
Employee recruitment and retention are hot topics in the world of Human Resources. In executing their duties, HR professionals every day ad...
The Controversy of Executive Compensation
Executive pay continues to be a topic of conversation. A July 2017 Economy Policy Institute (EPI) survey reported that CEOs at the largest ...
A Laughing Matter - Does Humor Belong in the Workplace?
Did you know that the average six-year-old child laughs 300 times a day? It’s a stark contrast to the average adult who laughs an average o...
2018 Compensation Budgeting Forecast Part 3: Trends in Non-Profit Compensation
The world of non-profit compensation continues to see radical changes from the past. Previously, it was assumed that non-profits, due to the...
2018 Compensation Budgeting Forecast Part 2: Trends in Incentive Compensation
Astron Solutions has been tracking the increase in organizations instituting short- and long-term incentive plans among our client organizat...
2018 Compensation Budgeting Forecast Part 1: Base Pay Adjustments
As we move towards Labor Day, Astron Solutions is getting more and more requests for information regarding 2018 compensation budgeting. T...
Low Cost Techniques for Employees Recognition
Everyone wants to be recognized for their hard work. Many believe that recognition gives employees incentive to stay loyal to their organiza...
How to Deal: Performance Reviews
From both sides of the conference table, performance reviews often are considered one of the least liked and feared parts of working within ...
Reflections from the 2017 Annual SHRM Conference and Exposition
The annual SHRM Conference and Exposition is always an excellent time, and this year’s event in New Orleans did not disappoint! Mike, John,...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
6 Months on Capitol Hill in 2017
During the sixth month of the calendar year, we like to reflect on adjustments the Federal Government may have already made, or intends to m...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Profit vs. Non-Profit Infographic
We are sharing with you a new infographic that explores the differences between non profit and for profit compensation:
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
The Challenge of Misclassification in the Gig Economy
According to a 2016 Pew Research survey , some 24% of American adults have used some sort of digital commerce platform to earn money. This a...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
The Ongoing War for Talent
As the United States approaches full employment , with the millennial generation a major component of the current workforce, the war for tal...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Freelance isn't Free Act
New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio signed the Freelance Isn’t Free Act (FIFA) back in November 2016. The law goes into effect May 15th, 2017...
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Forgoing Annual Performance Reviews: What Are the Alternatives?
A 2014 survey report from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) finds that 70% of organizations use annual performance reviews a...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
To Ask or Not to Ask: The Salary History Question in Today’s Hiring Process
With increasing interest in the issue of gender-based pay gaps , legislation continues to make small movements to meet the challenge of eli...
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