Add Time Spans to Your Resume to Reflect Your Requisite Level of Capability

By Michelle Malay Carter on January 16, 2010 

I answered a question on a LinkedIn?Management Consulting?group from a person?inquiring about how to ensure you are being considered for roles at the right level.? Assuming you have been employed at full capacity in your previous work, adding a time element to your resume’s bullet points is one of the best ways to demonstrate your […]

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What Are Your Employees Thankful For? Fruitful Work or Fruit Baskets?

By Michelle Malay Carter on November 25, 2009 

It’s Thanksgiving week in the US.? I will resume my current post series next week.? In the meantime, I want to recognize my mentors by saying: May God bless those who have been put on this earth to teach and to those who generously impart their gifts without concern toward personal gain or status. I […]

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Missed Opportunities to Rescue Dugard Linked to Poor Employee Screening or Poor Pay?

By Michelle Malay Carter on November 5, 2009 

According to the San Francisco Chronicle, “State parole agents fell down on the job again and again during the 10 years they supervised sex offender Phillip Craig Garrido, failing to check out clues that could have led to alleged kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard.”? [emphasis mine] Parole Agent Work is Level Two Work If you follow […]

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NonCommission Sales Compensation – Is this Blasphemy?

By Michelle Malay Carter on August 24, 2009 

Show Me the Logic Should sales people be held accountable for their effectiveness (which includes?output as one input)?but their managers ultimately accountable for their output.? This is the standard of accountability that I have proposed be used for all employees.? If we held sales people accountable to the same standard as all employees, does it […]

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Requisite Felt Fair Pay – Key Elements, Principles and Texts

By Michelle Malay Carter on June 18, 2009 

The following is part thee of a three-part post on Felt Fair Compensation. ?See Part 1 and Part 2 here. This Felt Fair Pay series was authored by my colleague, Barry Deane of PeopleFit Australasia.? My hat is off to him for addressing the topic so thoroughly and for backing it with historical data and […]

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Is it Possible to Agree on What Fair Pay Is? Science-Based Felt Fair Compensation ? A 60 Year History

By Michelle Malay Carter on June 17, 2009 

The following is part two of a three-part post on Felt Fair Compensation.??See Part 1 here. This Felt Fair Pay series was authored by my colleague, Barry Deane of PeopleFit Australasia. My hat is off to him for addressing the topic so thoroughly and for backing it with historical data and research citations. Over 60 […]

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The Predictable Outrage over Outrageous Executive Pay

By Michelle Malay Carter on June 16, 2009 

The following is part one of a three-part post on Felt Fair Compensation.? This Felt Fair Pay series was authored by my colleague, Barry Deane of PeopleFit Australasia.? My hat is off to him for addressing the topic so thoroughly and for backing it with historical data and research citations. Paying Executives More For Less? […]

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Felt Fair Compensation Implementation – From the Requisite Organization Model

By Michelle Malay Carter on March 11, 2009 

At the prompting of a reader, today’s topic is Felt Fair Pay Implementation, and it makes sense coming on the heels of my last polemic post on pay for performance. Background Reading On Felt Fair Compensation Felt Fair Compensation is based upon the work of the late Dr. Elliott Jaques and his meta-model, Requisite Organization.? […]

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Pay for Performance Doesn’t Work in the Corporate World, and It Won’t Help in Medicine Either

By Michelle Malay Carter on March 10, 2009 

I’ve talked at length about the dangers of pay for performance systems.? They end up driving all sorts of unintended behaviors.? Further,?they can lead to disengagement for your most highly principled employees.? We all know people who did everything right and did not meet their goals due to circumstances beyond their control.? Conversely, we all […]

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Face to the Customer Organization Design – A Critical Decision. Farewell to Circuit City

By Michelle Malay Carter on January 25, 2009 

A Solid Relationship Two decades ago when I graduated from college and moved 10 hours from home with nothing more than what would fit in my car, Circuit City and I built a relationship.? As my paycheck would allow, I would visit my favorite salesperson, Darren, and add electronic items to my entertainment center.? I […]

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