Compensation Strategy

Let’s talk about pay transparency

By bethanye McKinney Blount / March 28, 2018

Last post, I talked some about a side-effect of California AB-168. While new employees know the salary range for their job, existing employees may not. This can lead to problems in your company if you don’t have a plan for pay transparency. So what exactly is pay transparency? First, pay transparency doesn’t mean companies must…

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What HR needs to teach managers about salary ranges

By bethanye McKinney Blount / March 20, 2018

A few weeks ago I wrote about how AB-168 is changing culture around salary ranges.  As of California companies must (upon reasonable request) share the salary range for a role with a candidate. Other non-California companies are following suit, like Amazon and Progressive.  Our most recent blog post discussed how you can use job levels and salary…

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Understanding Salary Bands and Job Grades

By bethanye McKinney Blount / February 27, 2018

At Compaas, we talk a lot about Salary Bands and Job Grades (or Job Levels). Not only in blog posts, but every single day. Salary Bands and Job Grades are essential frameworks in any compensation strategy. We use them throughout our compensation analytics software to help companies dig into how they pay their employees. What’s the…

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