Wes Pruett is the owner of HR Advisors LLC, a consulting practice that provides service to clients who seek to align their business and employees by creating successful outcomes and excellent work environments. After 20 years in senior leadership within the Mayo Health System, he founded HR Advisors. Mr. Pruett provides solutions to companies for a wide variety of HR issues including compensation, compliance, policy development, performance management, and employee relations. Mr. Pruett regularly facilitates employee training related to communication, leadership, coaching and strategic planning. He is a business coach and member of the International Coach Federation. Wes earned a Masters in Healthcare Administration at the University Of Minnesota Carlson School Of Management and an M.S. in psychology.
Having a competitive and well-designed compensation system is the cornerstone of employee recruitment and retention for most organizations. But did you know, that 30 percent of U.S companies have no formal pay structure in place? And that number increases for small businesses - 50 percent of companies with 100 employees or less are lacking a proper compensation system. When you have an ill-designed or inade..
Talking about salary is a tricky business. Pay conversations almost always involve emotions. Why? Because most employees equate self-worth with compensation. Few are able to completely separate their value as a person from the dollar value the company places on them. Here’s worse news: it’s your best people, not your average employees, who become most disillusioned and disengaged if pay expectations and pay..