In episode 88, Coffey talks with Tammy Polk about the practice of inflating job titles. They discuss the roots of overtitling; undertraining promoted employees; EEOC and FLSA concerns about titles and compensation; understanding salary surveys; how to realign job descriptions, titles and compensation; emotional attachments to job titles; how managers should address title adjustments; input from employees in clarifying position responsibilities; and the importance of career pathing.
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Tammy Polk is chief human resources officer at Formstack, the SaaS-based workflow platform helping organizations streamline data collection and management without coding. Founded in 2006, Formstack is a remote-first company with more than 300 employees worldwide.