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Should you base your salary on the market’s value for a role (cost of labor), or should one’s civil status and standard of living dictate pay (cost of living)? This blog post argues that your staff compensation strategies must be guided by the cost of labor for a fairer and more sustainable approach.
Setting competitive pay is not a guessing game—it is a strategy. But without up-to-date labor market data, you risk underpaying or overpaying talent, breeding resentment, or draining resources.
Which countries will see the most growth in 2024? According to the IMF, 20 economies across the Asia Pacific, the Americas, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and North Africa top the list.
Navigating volatility is essential in a world where the only constant is change. Managing amid uncertain times is a necessary skill that demands resilience, agile decision-making, and a shift in perspective.
When was the last time you acknowledged your people for a job well done? It’s easy to get caught up in the daily grind and forget to recognize the efforts of those around us. As leaders and managers, it’s crucial to understand the difference between recognizing and rewarding the hard work of our staff.
Organizations are beginning to recognize that the key to attracting and retaining top talent hinges heavily on a strategic, fair, and competitive salary scale. Yet, tailoring this structure to your unique needs can be complex.
A discourse is taking center stage in human resources: equity. More than just a buzzword, ensuring equity in the workplace is now a concern across organizations, sparking conversations between HR professionals and business leaders.
Most organizations use the traditional five-point performance rating system. But a five-point system carries with it a range of people management issues. Instead of motivating staff, it does the complete opposite.