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Aetna’s Mindfulness Initiative Leads to Unique Employee Engagement

In today’s job market, what constitutes an engaging employee experience is constantly redefined. There was a time where a fun lounge area with games and snacks was viewed as a key factor in retaining employees. But look at Google. For all its hip attempts to create a fun work environment, it has one of the lowest median employee tenures at little over a year, according to PayScale.  “If employees aren’t engaged and satisfied at work, they’ll move on to the next best opportunity to advan...
Tags: Google, Business, Aetna, Payscale


5 Different Types of Employee Bonus Programs for Your Small Business

Does your small business give employees bonuses? Almost three-fourths of companies do, according to PayScale’s 2018 Compensation Best Practices Report. Giving bonuses (also called “variable pay”) allows companies to reward top performers without increasing their fixed costs for salaries. Top-performing businesses are more likely to offer bonuses than the average business (79% vs. 70%), PayScale reports. According to a 2018 WorldAtWork survey, bonuses are becoming more popular, especially among ...
Tags: Employment, Sales, Department of Labor, Payscale, WorldatWork


10 Design Rules You Should Never Forget in 2019

Graphic design is a creative and fulfilling profession that can earn you lots of career opportunities if you work hard and smart. According to the PayScale report, the average salary of a graphic designer is $43 thousand per year, while the most successful professionals earn more than $60 thousand annually. But if you want to become a proficient designer, you have to understand the fundamental principles in this field of work. There are all sorts of tactics and features to pay attention to as a ...
Tags: Career, Freelancing, Lifehacks, Whitespace, Payscale, James Gardner, Whitespace Whitespace


Meathead Movers hikes entry-level wage to $15 an hour

Most businesses aren’t in a hurry to boost employee wages. But Meathead Movers, which hires student athletes for the heavy lifting, just hiked its entry-level pay from $12 an hour to $15 an hour. The increase comes a full three years before California’s minimum wage will reach that level. Attracting and retaining employees “We wanted to show our employees that we’re willing to make an above-and-beyond investment in them,” company CEO Aaron Steed explained. “We are hoping this will attract and ...
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Francisco Partners Buys Stake in PayScale, Exiting Warburg Pincus

PayScale, a Seattle-based compensation data company, announced Thursday it is selling a majority stake in the business to private equity fund Francisco Partners for an undisclosed amount of funding. The deal terms value PayScale at $325 million, the company says.People use PayScale to get an idea of how much particular professions and employers pay. The company seeks out salary information from companies through regular surveys, and uses internally developed algorithms to compare its data again...
Tags: Deals, Trends, Tech, Recruiting, Job Market, HR, Compensation, Private Equity, Salaries, Seattle, Warburg Pincus, Francisco Partners, Payscale, National blog main, Seattle blog main, Seattle top stories


Warburg Pincus to exit PayScale with sale to Francisco Partners

Francisco Partners said April 25 that it acquired a majority of PayScale Inc in a deal valued at $325 million. Warburg Pincus, the seller, is exiting. PayScale, of Seattle, provides compensation data, analytics and software. Raymond James & Associates Inc provided financial advice to PayScale, while Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP acted as legal adviser. Kirkland & Ellis LLP acted as legal adviser to Francisco Partners. PRESS RELEASE PayScale Announces Majority Growth Investment from Francisco Part...
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Work from Home Jobs – The Definitive Guide to 31 Legit Home-Based Careers

If you’re one of the many modern men or women who dream of working from home, you’re in luck! This huge list of work-from-home jobs gives you about a million (well, actually 31, to be exact) options to choose from. Table of Contents Jobs for Word Nerds Jobs for Tech Geeks Jobs for Marketers Jobs for Organized People Jobs for Artists Jobs for Entrepreneurs Steady Work-at-Home Jobs Jobs for People Persons S ome of the jobs you’ll read about below are entrepreneurial in nature, while others...
Tags: Etsy, Marketing, Disney, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Salesforce, Dslr, Hemingway, Container Store, Make Money, Joel, Jeff Bullas, Jeff Goins, Darren Rowse, David Perry, BLS, ASL


A closer read of the “gender wage gap” tells a different story

Women can’t seem to get a break. They not only have to pay more than men for things like life insurance and haircuts, they earn less, too. It seems so unfair.  But is it? Women pay more for life insurance because of an actuarial fact: they live longer than men. Is there perhaps an equally reasonable explanation for the fact that, compared to men, women make only 80 cents on the dollar? Why, yes, there is.  The 20-cent “wage gap” compares the earnings of all men who work at least 35 hours per wee...
Tags: Opinion, Sport, Soccer, House Of Representatives, Denmark, Kate, National Bureau of Economic Research, Southern California, Kingsley Tufts, Payscale, Guest Commentary, Rachel Greszler


Nellie Bowles on how we live in the future

I’m such a fan of Nellie Bowles. She covers tech for the NY Times, but has essentially created a beat that is the perfect encapsulation of late-stage capitalism. She captures both internet culture and the new tech economy in a way that could read as satire but it’s all too real. Here’s a look at some of her recent pieces that stuck out in my mind. She’s starting a series of explainers. First up: Why Is Silicon Valley So Obsessed With The Virtue of Suffering? Stoicism has been the preferred vi...
Tags: Spacex, Silicon Valley, Ny Times, Valley, Facebook LinkedIn, Payscale, Nellie Bowles, Visier, Chrysanthe Tenentes, El Pescadero


Your Guide To Small Business Employee Compensation and Benefits | PaySimple

Your Guide to Small Business Employee Compensation and Benefits Providing a great small business employee compensation plan and benefits package can make a huge difference when it comes to attracting and retaining talented employees for your business. From state minimum wage requirements to benefits packages, here’s what you need to know to get going. Start Here: Small Business Employee Compensation From developing a pay scale for each position to sorting through insurance benefits, you h...
Tags: New York, Leadership, California, Oregon, Sales, House, Social Security, Commission, Glassdoor, Puerto Rico, Economic Policy Institute, U S Department of Labor, Ach, Seattle Washington, Payscale, United States Department of Labor


15 Mesmerizing Examples of Resources Small Business Owners Should Use as A Salary Guide

With an unemployment rate of 3.9% in 2018 and an average of 196,000 jobs being created monthly for the whole year, the labor market was tight and it seems to be getting tighter in 2019. According to the annual Randstad US 2019 Salary Guide, these positive economic indicators have created an extremely competitive labor market place. The challenge for anyone looking to hire in 2019 is how to address the compensation conundrum. For small businesses, this means competing with large enterprises for ...
Tags: Sales, United States, Link, Hays, Randstad, Payscale, Career Builder Career Builder, United States Department of Labor, Product Lists, Glassdoor Glassdoor, Janco Associates Inc, Jim Link, Randstad North America, Randstad Salary Guide, PayScale Data Analytics, Salary com Salary


AI Is Pulling Biases Into Talent Recruitment, but There Are Solutions Available to Remedy This

This year's trends in HR and recruitment show many exciting developments that aim to redesign job hunting and employee selection. AI is increasingly used to refine recruitment processes with machine efficiency and use of big data. Employee referrals, perhaps the opposite of AI automation, are another major trend. According to PayScale, more than a third...
Tags: Advertising, Artificial Intelligence, Voice, Payscale, Diversity & Inclusion


Sponsored: Raises are still stuck at 3 percent, employers tell PayScale

Companies, instead, continue to use bonuses and benefits to keep workers from jumping ship.
Tags: News, Careers, Explore, Payscale


What is personal finance? 4 pillars for limitless wealth

Your personal finances are incredibly important. That’s because what you do now for your personal finances not only impacts your life today but also has far reaching impacts into your future. But … what is personal finance really? What does that look for you? And how can you best set yourself up for financial success in the future? Also why am I the one talking to you about any of this? Hi, I’m New York Times best-selling author Ramit Sethi. More than a decade ago, I wrote a book on personal fin...
Tags: Personal Finance, Marketing, New York Times, Nba, Ira, Ramit Sethi, Payscale


UK social care startup Cera Care lands funding

UK-based Cera Care, a social care start-up, has secured 10 million pounds in funding. The investor was Care Minister. PRESS RELEASE London, Wednesday 21th November: Social care start-up Cera Care is today announcing its plans to create 5,000 new care jobs nationwide as part of a £10 million investment, in a bid to address the growing social care crisis. The start-up will invest in new technologies including predictive analytics as well as premium pay rates, in order to attract more people to the...
Tags: UK, London, Trends, Cera, Payscale, VC Deals, Ben Maruthappu, Cera Care, Facebook Messenger Instagram Stories, State for Social Care Caroline Dinenage, Igal Aciman


Are Remote Employees More Productive?, Motivating Millennial Employees, Is New Tech Stressing Your Staff? and Other HR Trends You Need to Know

When the nation is at nearly full employment, small businesses often face additional challenges when it comes to dealing with employees. Here are some HR trends and best practices small business owners should know. By Rieva Lesonsky   1—The State of the Digital Workplace Digital transformation is no longer just a buzzword, but an enterprise priority, according to Igloo Software. By the end of 2019, spending on digital transformation is expected to reach $1.7 trillion worldwide, up 42 percent f...
Tags: Facebook, Business, Instagram, Oregon, America, Right Now, Entelo, CareerBuilder, Paychex, Payscale, Nick Murphy, Nintex, Hot Topics, Rieva Lesonsky, ACME Inc, Randstad US


Survey Reveals Top 20 Telecommute Jobs Businesses are Hiring For in 2018

Freelancers are increasingly making up a larger percentage of the workforce and businesses of all sizes are offering more telecommuting gigs to accommodate them. The new survey from Virtual Vocations has ranked the top telecommute jobs of 2018 along with the seasonal telecommute jobs through December. As the freelancer and telecommute job market matures, it is attracting professionals across many different industries. The participation of these professionals is especially beneficial for small b...
Tags: Sales, Economy, Payscale, MBO Partners, Laura Spawn, Bureau of Labor Statistics The Top


How to negotiate a raise you deserve (in 3 months)

I LOVE salary negotiations — and it’s not because I’m just a big weirdo who loves negotiation systems. Learning how to negotiate a raise can earn you a Big Win and help you earn thousands more a year, which adds up over your lifetime. Check out how much a $5,000 increase in salary can add up over the years: Unfortunately, there are a lot of misconceptions out there when it comes to negotiating salary. That’s why I decided to update my article on how to negotiate a raise for 2018. I want t...
Tags: Google, India, Marketing, Nba, Justin Wilson, Payscale, How to negotiate


518 Betty in the Sky

Betty in the Sky with a Suitcase podcast host and author Betty Thesky tells us about the life and experiences of a flight attendant. We look at airline seating, airline fees, and pay for flight attendants. Also, a “new” indigenous fighter jet from Iran and an Across the Pond segment on the Light Aircraft Association and general aviation in the UK. Guest Betty Thesky is a flight attendant with a major U.S. airline, and she produces the Betty in the Sky with a Suitcase podcast, a collection o...
Tags: UK, Navy, Senate, US, Iran, David, Britain, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Delta, Aviation, Faa, Boeing, United, United Airlines, Pond, Dreamliner


How to make money fast: 8 best ways to make money in 2018

Hi, I’m New York Times best-selling author Ramit Sethi, and I’m going to show you how to make more money fast, legitimately, and with immediate results. This is easily one of my most popular articles. That’s why I’ve updated this article to include the very best tips on how to make money for 2018.  For the next six minutes, I’ll teach you how to earn more money after one conversation with your boss, how to lower every single one of your bills, and how to start making money with a side hustle THI...
Tags: Google, Verizon, Hollywood, Stanford, Marketing, Php, New York Times, Michigan, Deloitte, American Apparel, Samantha, Digital Marketing, Ryan Holiday, Ramit Sethi, Susan, Michigan State


How Much Do Small Business Owners Make? Read These Stats to Learn More

How much money do small business owners make? That’s a question that’s difficult to answer simply, since there are so many different types of businesses and industries that fit within that category. However, there are some recent statistics that can shed light on what types of salaries certain small business owners are likely to bring in. How Much Do Small Business Owners Make These Days? Payscale has found that the average salary for a CEO is $164,749 per year. However, that includes people ...
Tags: Sales, Startup, Fundera, Payscale, IRS Statistics of Income


Where to Get your Human Resources Degree

A company is nothing without the workers that make it successful. Human resources is all about managing, training, and encouraging the human beings that make up an organization. Whether a company is large or small, global or local, some amount of energy has to be put into human resource management. Earning a bachelor’s degree in human resources is a good first step to becoming a human resource manager or human resource specialist. With this degree, you can find work in virtually any type of indu...
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JC Penney to hire 350 seasonal workers in the LA area

J.C. Penney is looking to hire 350 seasonal workers in the Los Angeles area as it gears up for its busy back-to-school season. The local hiring is part of the Texas-based retailer’s plan to bring on 18,000 seasonal employees companywide to meet the anticipated demand. Openings are available for a variety of positions, including cashiers, replenishment specialists and beauty consultants. Flexible scheduling, discounts The company — which has 43 stores in Southern California that employ about 1,...
Tags: Amazon, Business, Texas, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Pasadena, Southern California, Jc Penney, Santa Monica, Penney, J C Penney, Marvin Ellison, Payscale, Glendale Galleria


29 awesome career choices most college kids would never think of

Scoring a well-paid job is the goal for . But not everyone wants to fill the obvious roles that we hear about growing up, like doctor, laywer, or engineer. Here are 29 unusual jobs that you might not know exist — and some of them pay six-figures or higher.  For many students, a college degree puts you on the direct path to a certain career, such as a doctor, teacher, or journalist.  But for many others, the future isn't as clear-cut. Maybe you want to go to med school, but don't necessarily...
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3 Ways to Make More Money

If you’re like most Americans, you could use some extra cash. One in five Americans isn’t saving any money, a Bankrate survey found. Just 16 percent are saving at least 15 percent of their income, which is the minimum amount recommended by financial advisors in order to save up enough for retirement. When asked why they’re not saving more, 39 percent of Americans say it’s because their expenses are too high, while 16 percent say their job doesn’t pay enough. If you’re finding your income level i...
Tags: Business, Marketing, Airbnb, Make Money, Amway, Bankrate, Payscale, Lending Club


How-To Recruit an All-Star Team for your Small Business

Hit a Home Run with These Small Business Staffing Tips By Nick Murphy As a small business owner, you’re living proof that the American Dream is still alive and well. You’ve taken the risks, made few enough mistakes to successfully grow your business and now you find yourself fully engaged in a war for the kind of talent that will take your business to the next level. Small companies face unique challenges that larger organizations simply don’t have. You probably don’t have a large HR team (or ev...
Tags: Business, NFL, Management, Right Now, Payscale, Nick Murphy, ACME Inc


How To Recruit An All-Star Team For Your Small Business

by Nick Murphy, career expert and founder of The Job Lab Podcast As a small business owner, you’re living proof that the American Dream is still alive and well. You’ve taken the risks, made few enough mistakes to successfully grow your business and now you find yourself fully engaged in a war for the kind of talent that will take your business to the next level. Small companies face unique challenges that larger organizations simply don’t have. You probably don’t have a large HR team (or even a...
Tags: Startups, NFL, CareerBuilder, Payscale, Nick Murphy, Small Business Advice, Professionalisms, Talent Acquisition, Hiring employees, Hiring Talent, ACME Inc, Mid America Careers


Sponsored: Survey shows how to get a raise: Be a white man

PayScale’s vice president on the results: “We’re not seeing a difference in who’s asking, but we’re seeing a difference in who is receiving” raises.
Tags: News, Careers, Explore, Payscale


These are the 23 highest-paying jobs at Apple (AAPL)

Apple is known for being a challenging and demanding place to work — but working there has its rewards.  Using data from Glassdoor, we've compiled the highest-paying jobs at Apple, not including bonuses. In order to avoid extreme outliers, we've only included the Glassdoor listings that had five or more employee reviews. As such, very high-level executives like CEO Tim Cook and his executive team aren't listed. And just so you know: At Apple, as at many other tech companies, most job titles com...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Tim Cook, Glassdoor, Apple AAPL, ASIC, Payscale, Lisa Eadicicco


7 helpful posts from /r/personalfinance

One of my favorite things to read is /r/personalfinance. Here are seven of my favorite posts from the sub — and what YOU can learn from them. 7 valuable Reddit personal finance posts 1. “Paying rent isn’t throwing away money.” If I ever go bald, know it’s because I tore my hair out every time I heard people say this. From the /r/personalfinance thread: While it is true that when you buy a home a portion of your monthly mortgage payment will be going to principal, and therefore you are...
Tags: Amazon, Personal Finance, Marketing, Reddit, Hoa, Payscale, IWT