compensation


Book Briefing

'Fair Pay' by David Buckmaster: A Nike compensation chief on how to get a raise and make pay fairer

Fair Pay provides both high-level and specific recommendations for how to reform compensation—which is useful reading especially as companies are deploying pay to recruit and retain an increasingly empowered workforce.

'Fair Pay' by David Buckmaster: A Nike compensation chief on how to get a raise and make pay fairer

Tackling remote harassment, unmasking at work, Covid dreams

What's behind the counterintuitive rise in harassment while workers are remote, and a look at what the CDC's new mask guidance means for businesses.

Tackling remote harassment, unmasking at work, Covid dreams

Disclosing individuals’ pay, ambiverts

A case study in pay transparency at Buffer, how to understand burnout and dropping our of the workforce, and research suggesting ambiverts are the best leaders.

Disclosing individuals’ pay, ambiverts

Why this company makes its employees' salaries public

Buffer, a San Francisco social media tools company, adopted pay transparency in 2013 and makes all individual workers’ salaries public externally as well.

Why this company makes its employees' salaries public

Hybrid work best practices, cognitive fog

Stanford's Nicholas Bloom on how to make hybrid work arrangements successful, and the latest news on the economy, executive pay, Amazon, worker job descriptions, and tips for managing yourself and others.

Hybrid work best practices, cognitive fog

Reset: What people are paid, female Fortune 500 CEOs, bonus trends

We all should be dissatisfied with the status quo around compensation. From the perspective of 2020, this might seem disruptive, or radical. But future generations will wonder what took us so long to address it. Now that companies are saying they care about “stakeholders,” we should hold them, an


Could a change to corporate boards reduce economic inequality?

Over the past 40 years, corporate boards have presided over a shocking divergence between the soaring pay for top executives and the stagnating wages of the working class. So a new proposal to focus board responsibility for the pay and treatment of the workforce deserves discussion—if directors w


Reset: Working parents, pay cuts, Covid baby bust

What companies are doing to navigate remote work, to reopen safely, and to reset their practices for the long-run.

Reset: Working parents, pay cuts, Covid baby bust