Assignment #3 – total rewards

Assignment Instructions:

approximate time commitment 90 minutes
this assignment is worth 120 points
this assignment closes to late responses after 3 days (10% penalty per day)
provide a well thought out response of 1000-1500 words drawing on information from the required textbook and two additional internet sources
paraphrase only, no direct quotes
provide an organized logical progression of thought
use correct grammar, punctuation, sentence structure
this has a file upload submission with VeriCite enabled for plagiarism detection
provide correct citations and references for all sources
ensure sources selected help to demonstrate understanding of the content learned in module 4

Assignment Response: Provide a response to the following integrated essays.
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 impacts employer branding, recruiting, and retention.
Essay 3: Conduct internet research focusing on Total Rewards with regard to either compensation philosophy, discretionary benefits, or HR metrics. Provide a reflection of how total rewards supports the strategic HR role within an organization as well as the organization’s competitive advantage. 
Written Requirements

MS word document
APA layout
title page
body of the paper
reference page
1000-1500 words 
use page breaks  
one inch margins all around
double space all text – no extra double spaces
APA citations and references
paraphrase only, no direct quotes
APA formatting
separate headings for each major topic-headings and subheadings
text Times New Roman, black, 12 point font