Author Archives: Kathryn Petralia

Drive Employee Engagement Through Personal, Attainable Performance Goals

Including personalized, attainable goals tied to a vesting bonus or incentive significantly improves performance, increases engagement, and ensures retention.  … Read More

Forbes – Work Equity: Challenging The Status Quo

Avoid “Too Little, Too Late” When It Comes to Your Employees

Letting go a star employee can cost up to 40% of a base salary. If you have a rockstar employee – find a way to appreciate, compensate, engage, and ultimately, keep them! … Read More

Should Employers Support Side Hustles?

How can primary employers fit into an employee’s side hustle? And keep them engaged with their primary company? Taking the time to engage with the employee on their motivations behind starting a side hustle is a great place to start. … Read More

Can Innovative Compensation Support Employees’ Mental Health?

Stress is a huge factor in an individuals’ mental health. And money can trigger stress for many. What if employers acknowledged the stress their employees were dealing with, and sought out ways to alleviate some of their financial burden? … Read More

The Grass Isn’t Always Greener: Avoid the Pain of Attrition

Attrition is a common word for HR teams now. Can employee engagement really save you the pain of attrition? … Read More

If you had to choose, are you Team Raise or Team Bonus?

Would employees prefer a lump sum bonus they can access up front, or an increase in salary? Employees’ views of desired compensation are changing.  … Read More

Employers – What’s the ROI of Your Compensation? 

One of the biggest drains on productivity is employee churn and the time and expense it takes to recruit, hire, and train new people. … Read More

The 5 Stages of Life You Can Support Your Employees Through

Big life changes can be a lot of things – exciting, confusing, intimidating. Things like buying a first home, having a baby, saving for a child’s college tuition can all be pretty costly. In fact, over the course of your … Read More

Traditional Compensation is Broken

Traditional compensation needs more than a Band-Aid … maybe it’s time to reimagine your company’s compensation package. … Read More