Community™ Resources and Case Studies


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Salary Surveys
JOBS, GRADES, INCUMBENTS: UNDERSTANDING THE LIMITATIONS OF SURVEY DATA AND HOW TO AVOID SURVEY DATA PITFALLS

Survey approaches can differ greatly from one provider to the next, particularly in the information they collect, their approach to job matching, and their treatment and presentation of employer data. It is essential for HR practitioners to familiarize themselves with the kind of information that each survey provides, the methodology...

Measuring Skills
FIVE STEPS TO IMPLEMENT COMMUNITY™ SKILLS

With the structure and transparency our Community™ Skills tool provides, staff discussions around these critical talent management activities can now be done with ease.

Measuring Skills
COMMUNITY™ SKILLS – THE HR SWISS ARMY KNIFE

Never has there been any other solution that can address so many HR needs. It's so versatile that it can support different human resources activities using one simple and integrated approach.

Measuring Skills
BIRCHES GROUP’S COMMUNITY™ SKILLS MODEL

Finally, organizations can do away with the outdated traditional methods of time-based steps on a fixed calendar schedule and the muddled approach of merit increases. Community™ Skills makes it possible for managers to measure skills, knowledge, and experience through explicit stages and indicators making this one of the most innovative...

Measuring Skills
WHY YOU NEED TO ASSESS THE SKILLS OF YOUR EMPLOYEES

Assessing the skills of your staff will also greatly support your organization’s strategies around capacity building and career development. Knowing the skill level of your entire workforce enables managers to identify and create the necessary initiatives that will help close existing skills gaps and facilitate the movement of staff, either...

Scale Design
BUILDING YOUR SCALE: IMPLENTING YOUR NEW SCALE

Now that your salary scale and benefits package is ready, the final step is implementing your new scale and communicating the changes to your teams. Equipped with your analysis and overall cost implications against your budget, you will now need to secure the necessary approval from management.

Scale Design
BUILDING YOUR SALARY SCALE: ADJUSTING YOUR SCALE

Designing and refining salary scales is both a technical exercise and a sensitive one. It will be a trial and error process until you get as close to your target as possible. It is crucial to keep certain steps in mind every step of the way.

Scale Design
BUILDING YOUR SALARY SCALE: ANALYZING BENEFITS

Analyzing your benefits package is crucial to ensure your policy aligns with your market's local conditions. Determining which benefits your company provides, the frequency it is provided, and grade levels eligible to receive them can be used a strategy to attract and retain talent, showcase company culture, and be seen...

Scale Design
BUILDING YOUR SALARY SCALE: MEASURING YOUR MARKET POSITION

Measuring your market position is a critical step in building your salary scale. Once your target comparators have been narrowed down and the target percentile has been identified, analyzing your salaries against your chosen external market to arrive at recommendations that will frame your overall pay structure is when strategies...

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