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Get Ready to Reclassify Employees as Nonexempt
The U.S. Department of Labor will soon unveil its proposal to limit job positions that can be classified as exempt from overtime. It’s time to prepare for the likely consequences of widespread employee reclassifications.

Evaluate Pay Policies as Talent Market Heats Up
Even in an age of data overload, many businesses still take a “play it by ear” approach regarding retention and compensation.

Incentive Pay Metrics: The Long and the Short of It
While nonfinancial metrics commonly have lower weightings than financial measures in long-term incentive plans, they can play an important role in signaling business priorities.

Are Stock Options an Effective Incentive?
Review your (stock) options to drive employee performance.

Wages Stagnate Despite Thriving Job Market
Consistent growth in the job market has not been accompanied by improvements in wages.

Addressing Pay Challenges for Inside Sales Teams
Inside sales models are changing how companies motivate sales teams, align sales territories and configure sales operations.

Private Companies Face Incentive Hurdles
Privately held companies face unique challenges finding the right mix of incentives and metrics.

Retention Compensation Plans—Please Stay!
A successful retention pay strategy targets key talent from areas where continuity is critical.

Millennials Expect Raises, Promotions
Millennial workers set themselves apart from older generations by being more likely to expect raises, promotions and bonuses more than once a year.

Prepare for Imminent FLSA White-Collar Regulations
While waiting for upcoming Fair Labor Standards Act white-collar regs, take some steps to prepare.

85% of Firms Target Market Median for Base Pay
While the job market isn't compelling employers to accelerate wage growth, pay for performance continues to thrive.

Inclement Weather Poses FLSA Challenges
When work closes because of inclement weather, exempt and nonexempt employees are treated differently under the Fair Labor Standards Act.


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