Part 1: In your text book, focusing on chapters 12, 13, and 14 Respond to the case at the end of Chapter 12: Managing Talent: Twitter Tries to Be an Employer You’d Tweet About. Answer the following questions. Visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics wage query system at www.bls.gov to see if you can find the typical pay for a particular job (your choice of jobs). What are the required benefits required by law – i.e. those benefits that must be provided by employers to their employees?
1. Do you think the levels of pay described in this case contribute to Twitter’s business success? Why or why not? “
2. Suppose you work in Twitter’s HR department, and the company’s executives ask you to try reining in the spending on salaries. What would you recommend?
3. What are the required benefits required by law – i.e. those benefits that must be provided by employers to their employees?
Part 2: Respond to this peer (Osvalso): 1, I think that the level of pay does contribute to Twitters success because one has to look at the full packaged even thought they are not getting paid the most in the world they are being paid well. If one believes in the company and one sees the potential the company has having those stock options are amazing because the better the company does the more that those stocks will be worth later down the road. 2, What i would recommend is being able to establish some type of cap where once the limit is met it can not go on higher unless one overrides it, but i think that this way having a market cap in the salaries will prevent from salaries being extravagant and remains competitive. 3, Some benefits that are required by law are social security taxes, unemployment insurance, disability insurance, and Leave act over the years i have seen a lot of people go on FLMA for certain life events, but i have noticed how it does hurt ones career if moving up in the company is something one wants to do.