Status Check

Status Check

***Another guest post from Meghann Bedell, our Gen Y Compensation Geek*** Did you think that you finally made it when you got your first salaried position? That’s how I felt too before I became “exempt,” too. I quickly realized that the change was minimal. For...
Millennials and Retirement? Comp Corner…

Millennials and Retirement? Comp Corner…

Time for another post from our little Compensation Geek, Meghann Bedell: Are you ready for your retirement, Millennial buddy? Yes, I know you’re 20-something years old, but bear with me – 401(k), 403(b), Ira Roth, IRA do you know the difference? What does your...
Portion Control

Portion Control

Say hello to our new Compensation Contributor, Meghann Helman Bedell…self-admitted compensation geek and keeper of the flame at GenYHR. This is it…the one time each year when we suck it up and ask for more money. It seems reasonable; you work hard, you showed up...
(Leave) Behind The Music

(Leave) Behind The Music

I’m sure you’re all familiar with the (somewhat overused) metaphor “rock star,” usually bandied about when someone is trying to quickly summize an unbelievable talent. An interesting metaphor, to be sure, considering the history of behavior by...