I get it! Who am I to tell you that I have resolved the pay disparity issue?
The phrase “Equal Pay for Equal Work”, has been a rallying cry in our workforce for decades, but in The Quotient (QTNT), I challenge the way companies and employees view pay-rates and crack the code for a first-ever performance metric that allows people to take responsibility for their own pay. I explain why the discrimination that causes pay disparity in the first place does not enter into the discussion because the best workers, by the very nature of their performance, earn the best pay! Pay-for-performance? Yes, but much, much more!
For now, getting the QTNT message out is, for me, similar to pushing a very large rock up a very large hill–by myself. But when I see people in the moment when they have the same epiphany I had when I first figured out how the QTNT would be calculated–well, honestly, it’s worth all the effort. After two decades in the employment space; two years researching and writing this book, and with a personal history that supports all I have done to get me here, I’m proud of how utterly simple The Quotient is.
The QTNT offers the motivated professional a simple process to identify your achievements on the job, calculate your value to your employer, and be able to defend your claims to management—regardless of your rank or status in the company.
The QTNT has the power and the clout to positively impact all workers at all stages of their employment life cycle with a big bonus for employers: it’s engaging and motivates them to think like owners.
I no longer believe in ‘equal pay for equal work’ but rather in The Proper Pay for the Best Performance. You will, too, once you have your epiphany!
PRAISE FOR THE QUOTIENT (QTNT)
“Rick Gillis may have resolved the issue of pay disparity in the workplace. By embracing the concepts laid out in this book, no matter what you do, you could realistically change your pay and your reality. The legacy of The Quotient could be to change the lives of generations yet to come.”
Keith Wyche, C-Suite Executive, Speaker & Author of Good is Not Enough and Corner Office Rules
“Rick has come up with a deceptively simple yet profound formula for employees to determine their true value at work. Trust me, this book and formula are about to reset the new gold standard in measurement for both employers and employees. Kudos, Rick, you’ve just changed the game!”
Cathleen Fillmore, CEO SpeakersGold.com
“Connecting people to their true value in any enterprise (volunteer, not-for-profit, or multinational corporation) boosts engagement, self-worth, self-confidence, and self-respect. Leaders can affect genuine relationships and connectedness with absolute value. Rick nails the concept and sticks the landing on this workplace phenomenon. “
Rod Branch, CHRO, Thought Leader, Author & Speaker
“Rick Gillis’ The Quotient is a must-read for any supervisor who wants to quantify performance; their own, or those they evaluate. Putting numbers to the value of any employee’s performance is always a challenge, but Rick has created a simple, powerful formula with immediate applications for transforming how your workplace produces and evaluates value. “
Rob Pennington, Ph.D., Educational Psychologist, DrRobSpeaks.com