Blogger Archives: Pamela Murray

Pamela Murray

Guest blogger Pamela Murray is a Senior Human Resources Consultant with the Willis Towers Watson Human Capital Practice. With more than 20 years of experience providing HR consultation and direction to executives, managers and employees for various organizations, Pam has depth and breadth of expertise in compensation, benefits, HR communications and systems implementation. Based in Maryland, Pam has been with Willis since 2012.

With FLSA rules changed, should you pay your summer interns?

Three young people sitting on benches in an office building

In January, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) eliminated its six-factor test for determining whether workers should be classified as unpaid interns or employees entitled to compensation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). In its place, DOL implemented a … Continue reading →

Performance management is not dead … yet

New Year’s resolutions aren’t just for holiday revelers. HR departments are also reflecting on past accomplishments and looking for ways to ensure good health and prosperity for their organizations — especially if they are frustrated by a lack of performance … Continue reading →

Pay transparency and gender equality

Actress Jennifer Lawrence reignited a national debate on equal pay last year when she criticized Hollywood’s gender wage gap after learning she was paid millions less than her male co-stars in the 2013 film “American Hustle”—a truth revealed in a 2015 … Continue reading →

Workplace Flexibility Works–For Workers and Employers

Most of us, at some point in our lives, have worked in organizations that are rigid and unyielding. You know the type: You enter by a specific time each and every day to buildings filled with acres of gray carpeting … Continue reading →

Does Your Compensation Strategy Make the Grade?


No matter what business you are in, your people are your most important asset. They‘re often your largest operating expense as well. Yet all too often, the compensation programs that affect your workforce have not undergone a thorough review. To … Continue reading →

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Homens x mulheres: transparência e igualdade de gênero

A atriz Jennifer Lawrence reacendeu um debate sobre igualdade de remuneração no fim do ano passado, quando criticou os salários de Hollywood depois de saber que recebeu milhões a menos do que seus colegas de elenco homens no filme American … Continuar lendo →

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Transparencia de Salario e Igualdad de Género

La actriz Jennifer Lawrence reavivó un debate nacional sobre la igualdad de remuneración el año pasado cuando criticó la gran brecha salarial de género en Hollywood después de enterarse que a ella le pagaron millones de dólares menos que a … Sigue Leyendo →