If I were to be offered an opportunity to work internationally, there are a few factors that I would take into consideration when deciding whether or not I would take the job. First and foremost, I would need to do research on the country itself, such as the culture, cost of living, and quality of… Continue reading Factors to Consider when Offered an International Job Opportunity
My view on executive compensation has changed over the years as I become more familiar with company practices and how decisions are made. If you were to ask me a few years ago if I thought that executive compensation was excessive or appropriate, I would have probably said that I thought it was appropriate. I… Continue reading Executive Pay: Is it Excessive or Appropriate?
One of the decisions that all companies must decide on are what they will eliminate in regards to their employee’s discretionary benefits. According to the Economic Research Institute, discretionary benefits are not required to be provided by employers. The Economic Research Institute describes discretionary benefits are retirement programs, health and welfare programs, payment for time… Continue reading The Discretionary Benefits That Are Worth It
The company that I chose to research is Moda Health. This is an insurance company with its headquarters being located in Portland, Oregon. Moda Health provides health insurance to individuals all over the country. I chose this company because I have the possibility of working here after I graduate from college, and I wanted to… Continue reading Is a Job-Based Pay Structure Right for Me?
One situation I have experienced when compensation was a motivating factor was when I was deciding between staying at my job as a barista or switching to being a server at a restaurant. While I was weighing my options, I thought about how the tips at the restaurant would be much better than they were… Continue reading Compensation is a Motivating Factor