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04 Aug

Keating Advisors Talent Alignment Model

By Kimberly KeatingWhite PapersComments are off

Keating Advisors offers best practice research and analysis to our clients. We have developed an integrated talent alignment model that reconciles the external market with internal considerations. Using our Talent Alignment Model as a guide, we balance quantitative analysis and qualitative assessment to create HR solutions that transform organizations.

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12 Nov

Nonprofit Executive Compensation: 3 Steps to Ensure Compliance

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The IRS is very serious about preventing excessive compensation of nonprofit executives and officers. The IRS has increased its examination of compensation packages and employee benefits in tax-exempt organizations and is exercising Section 4958 of IRC to sanction more “disqualified persons” and organizational transactions. Despite the fact that Intermediate Sanctions have been around since 1996, with the final regulations implemented in 2002, more nonprofit organizations are now realizing the importance of paying attention to their executive compensation and governance practices. The increasing concern regarding Intermediate Sanctions are due in large part to the additional compensation disclosure requirements on the Form 990 and the 2008 economic downturn. To alleviate the concerns of nonprofit organizations, there are a number of steps nonprofits can take to verify “reasonable” compensation and avoid scrutiny.

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16 Jan

Negotiate Your Salary, Fearlessly

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Keating Advisors’ Founder & CEO Kim Keating is featured in the Family Circle article, Negotiate Your Salary, Fearlessly. Kim’s advice to those looking to negotiate their salaries centers on anchoring the negotiation in objective market data, in addition to focusing on how one contributes to the company’s goals and shifting one’s mindset from fear-focused to confident. Be

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27 Mar

Bloomberg’s Workforce Strategies: How Much Is An Employee Worth?

By Kimberly KeatingPast NewsComments are off

Determining how much an employee is worth and establishing compensation levels is a challenge most companies face.  The March 2017 issue of Bloomberg BNA’s Workforce Strategies, takes an in-depth look at how companies determine how much to pay their employees.  Kim Keating, Founder and CEO of Keating Advisors, is featured in the article, providing insight into how to balance an organization’s salary ranges and candidate’s salary history.

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16 Feb

What Employers Need to Know About the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act

By Kimberly KeatingPast NewsComments are off

Last July, the Massachusetts legislature approved an Act to establish pay equity, commonly referred to as the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act. The law, which goes into effect on July 1, 2018, amends the current statutory prohibition against gender-based pay inequity by strengthening the protections offered to workers. This article, co-authored by Keating Advisors and Kurker Paget, an employment law firm in Greater Boston that advises and represents employers in a range of employment matters, answers some of the most frequently asked questions about the new law, offers employers information about the key components of the law, and provides suggestions for what they can do now to avoid liability when the law goes into effect.

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10 Jan

Keating Advisors and Risk Cooperative Partner to Improve Employee Benefits Design

By Kimberly KeatingPast NewsComments are off

Keating Advisors is pleased to announce a partnership with Risk Cooperative, a specialized insurance and risk advisory firm. With the specter of continued healthcare complexity, rising direct and indirect costs and the potential repeal of all or parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), middle market employers with resource constrained human resources teams are particularly vulnerable

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