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Wage Drift: Definition, Causes, Examples

Wage Drift: Definition, Causes, Examples

Sometimes a company can experience an unprecedented demand that will call for employees to put in extra hours. In doing so, wage drift will occur. But what does wage drift involve, and what are its implications? Keep reading to find out!

Defining Wage Drift

Wage drift is the difference between the wage that was negotiated with the employee by a company and what is actually paid at the end of the work period to the employee.

Causes

Common causes of wage drift are:

1. Overtime – during a period of unprecedented demand, a company may require employees to...

What Is Sensitivity Training?

What Is Sensitivity Training?

There is always someone at the office who seems to fly in the face of social norms and customs. They may not do it with malicious intent, but they end up hurting people with their speech and actions nonetheless. As a human resources manager, what do you do? Do you punish these individuals? Do you try to correct their behavior? If so, how?

A solution to this dilemma could be sensitivity training. It is a way for people to broaden the horizons of their minds by recognizing their own prejudices and being more open-minded to others. 

So, what is sensitivity training? As it says...

The R in HR Stands for Resources – The Best Websites for Human Resources Professionals

The R in HR Stands for Resources – The Best Websites for Human Resources Professionals

Useful Resources for HR Professionals

It's pretty obvious that you can't have Human Resources without resources! You may be new to the world of HR and still learning the ropes. Or you may be an HR wizard looking to improve their department. Maybe you're just a pro who wants to keep up to date with the industry's latest developments. In any case, we all need information and support from time to time to maximize our potential and achieve work or career objectives.

For those of you who aptly fit any of the descriptions above, you're in luck! Because stumbling upon this article...

What Is Work Ethic, and How Can You Demonstrate It?

Work Ethic: Definition, Examples, and Tips

Work Ethic: Definition, Examples, and Tips

No matter where you go or what you do, one of the things that are expected of you is a solid work ethic. It shows the people around you as well as those you work for that you are serious about the work you do. But what exactly is it? What does it consist of? 

Webster’s Dictionary defines work ethic as “a set of values-centered on the importance of doing work and reflected especially in a desire or determination to work hard.” In practice, it is more than showing that you are a hard worker. It is how you carry yourself in the...

How employee packages can help your business grow and expand

What’s in a Comprehensive Employee Benefits Package?

What’s in a Comprehensive Employee Benefits Package?

In addition to a generous salary, an employee benefits package, or employee benefits plan (EBP), is a part of a worker’s total compensation. Start-ups usually offer fewer components in the EBP – and, sometimes, no benefits at all, as they are focused on getting their organization going and making it a successful company.

Providing employees with no benefits whatsoever certainly means fewer expenses in the present moment for your business, but in the future, it may have a negative effect on your employer brand and your...

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