In episode 121, Coffey talks with Sally Loftis about changing perspectives regarding compensation practices. They discuss the differences between pay transparency, pay equity, and pay justice; why some states recently passed laws requiring salary ranges in job postings; the difference between pay equity and pay parity; what organizations can do to measure and improve pay equity; building the internal employee pipeline through mentorship, training, job rotation, and access to “communities of practice”; employers’ responsibility to provide a “living wage”; and the reality of “unlimited PTO”.

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Sally Loftis

Sally Loftis

Sally Loftis is the Managing Director at Loftis Partners, a 100% woman-owned human resources consulting firm located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Loftis Partners specializes in strategy, people, facilitation, and pay justice. Since launching in August 2020, Sally and her firm have worked with 54 clients across 3 continents. Sally works at the intersection of human resources, organization development, and social justice. She’s a human resources consultant who specializes in people strategy and pay equity. She completed her master’s thesis on pay equity in nonprofits. Most recently, she was published in the Journal for Applied Behavioral Sciences (Building Trust Through Action Learning in An Uncertain Transorganizational Context).

1 Comment

  1. Jon Linville

    I love this episode, but I’m a nerd for comp and internal equity audits. It was also refreshing to hear differing viewpoints without any animosity and the willingness for someone to say “I’m not the SME or very experienced on this, so I have only opinions.”


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