Compensation and Benefits

SmartSearch continues to provide articles for compensation and benefits as a cornerstone for creating a great hiring process. The resources in this category are built around the topics and trends affecting how top candidates wish to be paid.

pay transparency compliance with SmartSearch
With the May 10, 2023, deadline for California employers to submit their pay data reports under the updated SB-1162, some are struggling to obtain the data from their applicant tracking system or accounting software in the required format dictated by the new pay transparency law.  But, for SmartSearch customers, this task is easier than most....
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SHRM-Hawaii State Cofernce Change Management
SHRM Hawaii State Conference explores change management in turbulent times. On Friday, October 14, SHRM Hawaii hosted its first in-person State Conference since the pandemic started. The information-packed program delivered outstanding content, stellar speakers, and networking opportunities for attendees to talk about practical solutions to a myriad of issues, changes, and challenges in the post-pandemic workplace. Influencing...
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California Employers prepare for new law changes.
Webinar recap: San Diego SHRM provides an update on State employment laws, and new legislation and offers tips and strategies for regulatory compliance.  On Wednesday, October 14, SmartSearch co-sponsored a virtual event hosted by the San Diego chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) featuring its annual Employment Law Update. The program kicked...
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what benefits are new hires and job candidates asking for?
With unemployment levels at historic lows, employers are working hard to find and keep top talent. Sixty-eight percent of businesses report difficulty with recruiting. The Society for Human Resource Management reveals companies are using employee benefits as a critical competitive strategy for recruiting and retention. When surveyed, 29% of job seekers share they want better...
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use pharmacy benefits programs to build better employee programs
Drug benefits are the fastest-growing portion of overall healthcare benefit costs for employers – and have increased at an alarming rate for decades. On July 9, 2019, SHRM Hawaii Island Educational Foundation hosted a seminar on Pharmacy Benefits Management in Hilo. The program explored how to manage prescription drug costs and was presented in partnership...
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