Tag:merit pay

  • Teacher pay ideas get test

    North Carolina's new pilot programs will help policymakers answer a key question: Is performance pay for teachers about incentivizing or identifying?…

  • A Compensation Plan with Merit

    In the business world, top performers are routinely rewarded with handsome financial bonuses and generous raises. The flip side is true as well: missing the mark entirely just might mean getting the boot. Such a reality-based compensation system of cause and effect keeps employees on their toes.

  • Lindalyn’s Journal

    The prospect of a performance review is a white-knuckle event for most of us. After all, our standard of living for the year ahead hinges on a job well done. Though fraught with tension, a performance-based compensation system makes good sense and creates all kinds of incentives to achieve. Such…

  • Lindalyn’s Journal

    Spending $34.2 billion in two years? That's a tall order. But not for North Carolina legislators, who recently passed Senate Bill 622 (our state budget) out of the Senate and on to the House. As part of that budget, the Department of Public Instruction stands to receive roughly $6.7 billion…