In 1997, to ensure its IT professionals received desired rewards, The State of Kansas, USA, instituted a series of programmes that circumvented civil service rules and reduced IT turnover in 2000 to 10% as opposed to the state’s overall turnover rate of around 13%. These programmes were:
1) An Employee Contracting Programme in which classified (covered by the Civil Service employment rules) employees with critical IT skills signed three-year contracts during which changed their status to uncla...
BPIR Categories9.5.4 Develop & manage base & variable compensation
9.5.5 Manage reward & recognition programs
10.3.3 Data availability in emergencies