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Scale Design
BUILDING SALARY SCALES: DETERMINING COMPOSITION AND POSITION FROM THE SALARY SURVEY

After establishing your compensation policy, creating your job structure, and participating in your chosen salary survey, determining your composition and position in salary surveys is the next crucial step towards building your salary scale.

Scale Design
BUILDING YOUR SALARY SCALE: THE JOB STRUCTURE

An organization’s job structure provides the framework to which organizations can apply policies on compensation management, as well as design strategies around learning and development, specifically on career opportunities and promotion, all aligning to the company’s overall business objectives.

Scale Design
BUILDING YOUR SALARY SCALE: ESTABLISHING YOUR COMPENSATION POLICY

It is important for organizations to have well-articulated pay policies in place that will not only guide how they develop their salary structure and manage compensation, but also provide the framework for forming strategies around recruitment and retention of their staff, proving this to be a valuable HR tool.

Scale Design
BUILDING A SALARY SCALE: WHY BOTHER HAVING A SALARY STRUCTURE?

For an organization to work efficiently and achieve team cohesion, a well-balanced salary scale is crucial as it drives all other critical HR programs — everything from recruitment, staff retention, promotion, and ultimately career development.

Measuring Skills
USING SKILLS-BASED APPROACH FOR PAY MANAGEMENT

Pay management can be straightforward and explicitly tied to skills growth! Eliminate the guesswork that comes with traditional "merit" increases and keep staff motivated and empowered

Performance Management
PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT IS BROKEN. FIX OR GIVE UP?

Using an approach that measures achievement by linking it back to the job evaluation factors, this provides organizations a performance management system that is standardized, simplified, and can easily align with objectives across different grade levels and teams.

Scale Design
SALARY SCALE DESIGN eBOOK: STRATEGY, STRUCTURE, AND SYNTHESIS

The salary scale is the single most important document in human resources. It tells you everything you need to know about an organization. Designing a salary scale requires skill and expertise, balancing the internal considerations and team dynamics with the external market. It’s an art form, not just math.

Integrated Talent Management
BASICS OF WORK WHITE PAPER

Organizational design and job evaluation can be simple things to understand. By not focusing on the simple, clear and purposeful aspects of work, many HR “gurus” have made this simple starting point more complex than it needs to be. The result is staff and managers who are unclear about their...

Scale Design
SALARY SCALES: DEFINING YOUR ORGANIZATION’S REACH

A salary scale is essential for any organization. It affects all other areas of HR – from recruitment, to pay management, career development, and promotion. It also illustrates an organization’s values in terms of how it positions itself in the market and a demonstration of its internal pay policies –...

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