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Pay transparency: Still a long way off

Pay Transparency

Pay transparency is another concept that violates dozens of human psychology tenets, and yet — we still believe it can work in a standard office. Sigh. Continue Reading

The dangerous skills gap myth

Skills Gap

Solve a problem in your business? Naw. Let’s play the blame game, baby! Continue Reading

Negotiating salary in the interview

Negotiating Salary

“We know you said $60,000 was your range, but we’re now thinking about $42,000. The VP wants to take his wife to Chile this fall, you see…” Continue Reading

Trust in the workplace globally: 46%

Trust In The Workplace

Compensation being unfair is a big reason 1 in 2 people essentially don’t trust their bosses and the company they work for. Continue Reading

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Great place to work myth: Compensation

Great place to work

There are hundreds of studies about what makes a great place to work, yes? And most bear out this idea that compensation is NOT paramount in that equation — although executives are often confused by this. Continue Reading

Is social media making the rat race even worse?

Is social media making the rat race worse?

From Fast Company, on purpose and passion vs. money in terms of how you evaluate jobs: In the age of social media, we’re bombarded by pressure to continually achieve. Facebook is simply an online archive of people’s mini-achievements. Because we’re so… Continue Reading

You should probably be making about $30,000 more

You should be earning more

Whenever a new batch of “employment/jobs” data gets released — which happened at the end of last week in the U.S. — I always get kind of frustrated, because (a) no one really understands the unemployment rate and (b) it really… Continue Reading