You are the new HR Manager at a mid-sized employer with moderate financial resources in Central Texas. This employer is a federal contractor with contracts at Fort Hood Texas. Your primary source of qualified labor is military veterans. As the new HR Manager you would like to link the organization’s compensation philosophy with the benefits and work environment to create a total reward approach to compensation management that will help you attract and retain qualified employees. To do this you will need to do some basic research related to best companies to work for as potential benchmarks.
Essay 1: Describe a total reward philosophy and explain why a total reward approach to benefit program and compensation design is strategically important to employers.
Essay 2: Explain how compensation philosophy and benefit selection impact employer branding, recruiting, and retention.
Essay 3: Identify an employer of choice for military veterans (not an employer presented in the textbook or videos).
Paraphrase only, no direct quotes. Properly cite and reference in APA all sources of information. This response should be 2-3 pages in length.