Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are topics we cannot ignore. Recent events have made it clear to businesses and organizations that there is a need for everyone to take an internal review of their DEI practices, and strengthen as appropriate.
The “Gig Economy,” or freelance work, has grown tremendously in the last four years. The gig economy is often, but not always, based in technology.
Near the end of quarter 1 of 2020, many cities and states began “shelter in place” protocols due to the growing spread of COVID-19.
Many employees have spent close to two months (to date) staying at home in order to “flatten the curve” of COVID-19.
Coronavirus. COVID-19. These two words have been increasingly on our minds and in conversations daily. At this point, most of the world has been affected by the current coronavirus strain, COVID-19.
2019 has seen more activity by not-for-profit Boards than in past years. Increased concerns regarding the apparent high level of executive total compensation relative to the mission of the not-for-profit, as well as greater publication of not-for-profit executive compensation levels, have put pressure on Boards and their compensation committees.
The design and implementation of variable compensation programs continue to grow throughout 2019 and it appears that this trend will continue into 2020.
As we move past Labor Day, Astron Solutions is getting more and more requests for information regarding 2020 compensation budgeting. This is part one of a three-part review of 2020 compensation planning projections.
Human Resources may at times find itself at odds with Finance when seeking approval for proposals. While both groups, hopefully, have the organization’s best interests in mind, different approaches and terminologies underscore the differences that often exist between these two departments.
Annual employee performance appraisals can be an arduous task when considering employee attitude and the clarity of communication between the employer & the employee.