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Total Rewards, Compensation & Human Resource Solutions

Strategic Perspective - Practical Solutions - Stellar Service​

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Published Articles

  • Emerging Leader Seminar Series using the StrengthsFinder and a proprietary Leadership Model.

  • Workshops on:

    • Job pricing

    • Job descriptions

    • Performance management

    • Using the balanced scorecard for compensation

    • ​Team building

  • Employee handbook templates

  • Consultation, tools and templates to develop Strategic HR Business Partnerships with leaders in your organization to drive employee performance through feedback, coaching and strengths assessment.

  • Revitalize Your Resume & Prepare to Compete. Published in March, 2011.

  • Competency Based Pay - A Modular, Flexible & Scalable Business Solution.  Published in the WorldatWork Q3 Journal, August, 2011.

  • Insightful Ways to Help Executive Management Confront/Deal with Conflict within the Executive Management Team. Published in Human Resource Professional, March 1998.

  • Team Based Pay. Published in Human Resource Professionals, April 1996

  • Performance Assessment - A Key to Gaining and Sustaining Competitive Advantage. Published in Human Resource Professionals, Jan. 1996.

  • Total Reward Strategy:  A Prescription for Organizational Survival. Published in Compensation & Benefits Review, Jan 1994.

  • Are Your Human Resources Ready for the Quality Movement? Compensation Solutions, March 1994.

  • Tips for Creating Reward Programs. Published in Potentials in Marketing, May, 1994.

  • Thank - you’s for a Job Well Done. Published by Minnesota Ventures, Jan. 1994.

  • Measuring Your System against the Best.  Published in the Review, August/September 1993 (Ms. Fuehrer contributed to the article; article written by Mari Fellrath).

  • Managing the Workforce: Follow These Eight Steps to Provide Constructive Feedback. Published in Minnesota Ventures, Nov/Dec. 1993.

  • What the Experts Say - Satisfied Customers, A Flexible Workforce (Ms. Fuehrer quoted) Published in City Business, August 1993.

  • The Right Talent at the Right Time (publication unknown).

  • Organizational Assessment - A Key to Transforming Your Organization.  Published in Human Resources Professionals, April 1993.

  • Job Titles - What are They Costing You? Published in Human Resources, Winter 1988.

  • America’s Job Evaluation Systems - A Blue Print for Change. Published in Human Resources in April, 1987.

  • Those Incredible, Invaluable S - K - As - A Critical Element in the Human Resource System. Published by Prentice Hall Information Services in June, 15, 1987.

Training, Seminars and Conference Resources

PORTICO has been in business for over 20 years; we have many tools and templates that help support our Clients.  Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Menus of KSAs and behavioral competencies.

  • Job analysis and job description templates.

  • Job analysis templates for classifying jobs as exempt/non-exempt.

  • Costing templates:

    - Job pricing templates
    - Pay level analysis Excel 
    - Base pay costing 
    - Overtime costing
    - Premium pay costing
    - Turnover costing
    - Other

  • We can provide research on HR best practices

  • Research on employment laws across states.

  • Research on various compensation and benefit topics.

Tools, Templates & Resources

PORTICO’s Tools & Templates

Research & Job Pricing Capabilities and Costing