Struggling with how to get the most out of a very limited salary increase budget? Well, besides the (limited) comfort you can draw from knowing you have lots of company, help and guidance is now available!
Check out the Teeny, Tiny Merit Increase Series, a selection of three posts by Compensation Cafe's Margaret O'Hanlon, which serves up some solid advice on how to get the most from those limited dollars.
In What a Relief! 10 Different Ways to Slice a Teeny, Tiny Merit Increase Budget, Margaret highlights 10 approaches for prioritizing and distributing scarce salary dollars.
In 10 Tools for Communicating a Teeny, Tiny Merit Increase Budget, Margaret walks us through 10 different techniques for handling the difficult pay messages behind this year's skinny increase budgets. Some of the best pay communication advice out there - no kidding!
In 10 Things Your Managers Must Tell Employees About Your Teeny, Tiny Merit Budget, she highlights the 10 tough and emotional questions employees will likely to pose to their managers about their salary increase in this tight year and urges you to help position managers to answer them appropriately and consistently.
And while you're at it, add Compensation Cafe to your reading list and get subscribed today. Besides Margaret and me, we have a solid team of compensation professionals bringing you straight talk, original thinking and caffeinated discussion on a wide range of reward topics - punctuated by some talented guest bloggers who weigh in from time to time. Join the conversation!
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