Bonuses

Motivation

Does the Year-End Bonus Still Motivate Your Team?

The cherished bonus does nothing to recognize exceptional effort if it is seen by employees as simply part of their compensation.
Recruiting

Use Referral Bonuses to Find Top Entry-Level Talent

Bonuses greatly expand recruiting reach by encouraging current employees to recommend candidates who will fit well into the company's culture.
Franchisees

You'll Never Guess What Burger King's Franchisee of the Year Did With His Prize

Giving workers bonuses was more important than a Corvette and Rolex for this Arizona franchisee.
Hiring

4 Reasons Signing Bonuses Are Worth the Money

Research shows that these incentives can sweeten the start for new employees.
Bonuses

How I Handle My Bonus Responsibly

The founder of one venture-backed startup shares how she spends her bonus.
Holidays

Entrepreneurs Are Giving More Bonuses, Holiday Parties

Main Street is getting into the holiday spirit this year, according to a recent survey.
Employee Morale

Why I Recognize All My Superstars, Not Just the Sales Team

Rewarding top performers in every department is best for company morale.
Money

Take the Boss and the Egos Out of the Salary Equation

A salary formula without bias combined with peer-based merit pay
Human Resources

The Magic Equation for Retaining Employees

Keeping your best and brightest around doesn't have to be complicated. Try one of these simple options.
Employee Recognition

Drive a Feedback Loop: Employees Will Benefit, So Will Your Company

Recognition of your staffers will help them thrive and also stimulate the growth of your firm.
Tax Center

Huh? IRS Awarded $1 Million in Bonuses to Employees Who Owed Back Taxes

While many of us scramble to file on time and avoid penalties, an internal investigation has revealed that IRS workers who owed back taxes were actually given bonuses.
Growth Strategies

Small-Business Owners Cautious of Going Overboard on Holiday Gifts, Bonuses

Expecting weaker-than-usual holiday sales, a new survey says some owners are cutting back on end-of-year bonuses and parties.
Growth Strategies

Reality Check: Not Everyone Deserves a Bonus

If you reward an employee's subpar performance, you're only hurting your business. Here are four tips on how to handle the bonus process the right way.