Community™ Resources and Case Studies


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Measuring Skills
PAY FOR PERFORMANCE – HR’S BIGGEST EPIC FAIL

In Birches Group, we believe that pay movement should reflect one’s experience. As an employee gains more experience in their job over time, they develop a deeper understanding of their role and accumulate the necessary skills that enable them to be more efficient and produce results of increasing quality. Linking...

Salary Surveys
FIVE STEPS TO BENCHMARK YOUR COMPANY’S COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

When organizations look to introduce new positions, salary benchmarking ensures a good understanding of the prevailing market conditions. Here’s a short checklist – five steps – to follow for your next benchmarking exercise.

Job Evaluation
IT STARTS WITH JOBS

Job evaluation does not have to be complicated exercise. We, at Birches Group, have been able to design an approach that brings the focus of job evaluation back to what is important – its purpose. Using our innovative Community™ integrated HR management approach, here is a step by step to...

Job Evaluation
JUST THREE THINGS: HOW PURPOSE, ENGAGEMENT, & DELIVERY CAN BE USED TO UNDERSTAND YOUR ORGANIZATION AND SUPPORT YOUR HR PROGRAMS

Birches Group’s Community™ Jobs approach provides a fresh perspective on one of the most misunderstood areas of human resources – job design and evaluation. Good job design and clear job evaluation are critical to fully support all other programs in HR. Here at Birches Group, we believe this is all...

Integrated Talent Management
INTRODUCING COMMUNITY™ – INTEGRATED HR MANAGEMENT FOR ANY ORGANIZATION

Over the years, Human Resources has made significant contributions to provide strategic insights about the overall people management for organizations. Because of this, it is now crucial for HR to be organized and integrated as a function. Birches Group’s Community™ integrated methodology and platform is the only approach that makes...

Integrated Talent Management
THE ROAD TO VIRTUAL – A BLOG SERIES: I – VALUING PERFORMANCE IN A TIME OF PANDEMICS

Through fits and starts most organizations have been gradually introducing virtual work. The COVID-19 virus has pushed many offices off the fence toward creating a more based virtual work environment. It has not been easy. While there are technical challenges, the biggest hurdles organizations face are in the legacy mindsets...

Integrated Talent Management
THE ROAD TO VIRTUAL – A BLOG SERIES: II – BECAUSE, NOW, WE CAN

In chemistry an agent which accelerates a reaction is known as a catalyst. Whether the impact of COVID-19 on the workplace will ultimately be catalytic or just a passing nuisance remains to be seen. However, all the elements for catalytic change in how we work are present. It is an...

Integrated Talent Management
THE ROAD TO VIRTUAL – A BLOG SERIES: III – THE NEW NORMAL

It is just after dark. A bell is tolling in the distance. There is a rumbling of a wagon moving down the village road. A man calls out: Bring out your dead.

Integrated Talent Management
THE ROAD TO VIRTUAL – A BLOG SERIES: IV – WELCOME TO THE NEW WORLD

It is a commonly told tale that when he arrived in the New World, Cortez burned his ships so that the only direction to proceed would be forward. There would be no turning back.

Let’s Talk About Work Podcast and Videos