Week 4_ Discussion_ (2 PORTIONS)
1st Portion ( Due TODAY!!) 
Write a 175- to 265-word response to the following:

  1. Describe the importance of total rewards for improving employee engagement.
  2. Explain how to use benefits to improve engagement,productivity, and performance.

Both bullet points must be addressed in the same post. Do not separate them and create two posts.
Read and respond to at least two of your classmate’s discussion posts. Be constructive and professional with your thoughts, feedback or suggestions.
Week 4 _ Assignment (DUE SUNDAY)

  1. Scenario: You are the HR consultant to a small business employing about 40 people. Currently the business offers only 5 days of vacation, 5 paid holidays, and legally mandated benefits such as unemployment insurance payments.
    Write a 700- to 1,050-word consultation report on compensation and benefits, including the following:

    • Discuss with the business three job evaluation methods utilized to determine compensation strategy. Include advantages and disadvantages of each method.
    • Recommend to the business one job evaluation method to determine compensation strategy. Include your rationale for the recommendation.
    • Recommend a minimum of seven benefits the business should offer. Include your rationale for the recommendations.
    • Explain what signs the company might look for to know if employees are engaged.
    • Submit your assignment.
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