Compensation Surveys, Reports and Software
HR Books and Training
We offer the following surveys, reports, books, and software. Click on the title below to obtain more information.
|Stay (Retention) Bonus: Compensation Programs to Hold Key People||Case studies of Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures, Special Projects (Y-2K, SAP)|
|2000/2001 Survey of Exempt and Nonexempt On-Call Pay Policies||Job Site vs. Home Based|
|1998 Dimensional Job Grading for Secretaries, Version 3.0+||Comprehensive, objective task-based job analysis and job evaluation software|
|1998 360 Degree Performance Feedback||20/20 Insight Gold: A fully integrated approach to multi-source performance feedback|
|1993 Secretarial (Pay) Grading Practices||National Research Report: Final Update|
|Survey Sources||Annotated directory of nearly 1500 domestic and international pay and benefit surveys, hundreds of job titles from chief executive officer to laborer .|
|Designing Skill-Based Pay||Easy-to-read 150-page softbound book on fundamentals of skill-based pay|
|Outrageous Conduct: Bizarre Behavior at Work||SHRM Best seller. A kaleidoscope of actual incidents about employees whose larceny becomes legendary and a few whose sexual exploits do the same.|
|Sex, Laws & Stereotypes: Authentic workplace anecdotes and practical tips...||The heralded sequel to Outrageous Conduct. More in-depth cases and extended legal review. Used in college HR courses to stimulate discussion.|
2000/2001 Survey of Exempt and Nonexempt On-Call Pay Policies: Job-Site vs. Home-Based
This report investigates 89 on-call and beeper premium policies among companies nationwide. This 228-page study assesses the following:
This report is available for $398 (U.S.) plus $7 shipping and handling. To order: Call (760-633-4444)
The following 70 organizations have given their permission to be listed as participants. However, 14 additional organizations also participated but elected not to be listed.
For more information see:
Sleeper Pay Offers Sweet Dreams - 2000 News Release (Contains brief highlights)
Report Overview (Contains general summary of findings, sampling procedures, legal issues, and policy considerations)
Stay (Retention) Bonuses: Compensation Arrangements Designed To Hold Key People During Acquisitions, Mergers, Divestitures, Relocations, Bankruptcies, and Special IT Projects
This is Fried's fourth report on retention bonus strategies. It is based on personal interviews with corporate executives and compensation professionals. It contains contains 55 summaries of retention bonus strategiesa 38% increase in cases over the prior report. In an easy-to-read format, Fried succinctly distills many hours of personal interviews and provides key criteria on each case. The study briefly describes circumstances surrounding the proposed sale, acquisition, merger, closing, or special IT project, such as SAP or Y2K. Subsequently, the report indicates the company's plan for achieving its objective and reveals the effectiveness of the plan. Brief comments about each plan design and suggestions for improvements or warnings are offered when appropriate. The cases reflect a variety of business issues that are resolved with practical and creative compensation arrangements. While the majority of the cases apply to top management jobs, a significant number of cases include both nonexempt and exempt jobs. This updated executive report is available for $520 (U.S.) plus $5 shipping and handling. To order: Call 760-633-4444
To view a sample of the types of cases that are included in this report, feel free to review our articles, Retention Strategies that Survive a Sale. and How to Keep Key Employees From Fleeing During Times of Transition. They will give you a clear idea of the report's contents. We want to be sure you fully understand what you are ordering, as the report is non-returnable. Every major consulting firm, such as Towers Perrin, Hewitt, Arthur Anderson, Coopers and Lybrand, and Ernst & Young, continues to order our updates and uses them to help design programs for their clients.
Secretarial (Pay) Grading Practices: 1993 Final Update
N. E. Fried and Associates conducted personal interviews with 478 American Compensation Association (ACA) members about their secretarial grading practices. This survey includes data on job evaluation plans, secretarial title options, exemption issues, union status, shorthand requirements, classification control, manager/secretary team transfers, software usage, recruitment and retention strategies, alternate career path options, and training and development programs. The complete report also includes an extensive review of the literature; sample job description packages, which can be tailored to organizations of varying sizes; key criteria for differentiating among secretarial levels; and methods for selling both management and job incumbents on a job-content evaluation system. New this year is the inclusion of an analysis of progressively complex software skills for word processing, spreadsheet, and data base programs as well as an expansion of the creative practices section.
This report is available for $320 (U.S.) plus $5 shipping and handling. To order: Call 760-633-4444
For Office Professional article see: How To Insure That Secretarial Pay Fairly Reflects Broadened Skills and Responsibilities(1)
For a secretarial task-based job-evaluation software system see: 1998 Dimensional Job Grading for Secretaries, Version 3.0+
For SHRM article see: "An Objective Look at Secretarial Pay and Status" HRMagazine, July 1997
Designing Skill-Based Pay
Designing Skill-Based Pay, written by one of our
strategic partners, is an economical and efficient way to investigate the potential of
this new approach to knowledge-based pay. We are pleased to offer it as a resource to our
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