Jennifer C. Loftus

Jennifer C. Loftus, MBA, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR, SHRM-SCP, CCP, CBP, GR, is a founding partner of and national director for Astron Solutions, a compensation consulting firm. Jennifer has 23 years of experience garnered at organizations including the Hay Group, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Eagle Electric Manufacturing Company, and Harcourt General. She has held volunteer leadership roles with SHRM, New York City SHRM, and WorldatWork. She serves as a subject matter expert to the SHRM Learning System and as a SHRM instructor. Jennifer is a sought-after speaker for local and national conferences and media outlets. She has an MBA in human resource management with highest honors from Pace University and a BS in accounting summa cum laude from Rutgers University. Jennifer holds adjunct professor roles with Pace University, Long Island University, and LIM College. Jennifer received the 2014 Gotham Comedy Foundation's Lifetime Ambassador of Laughter Award.

Smart Tech August 4, 2021
In the New Normal, AI and Data Analytics May Play an Even Bigger Role in Performance Management

Performance management tools have proven extremely helpful for many organizations throughout the pandemic, giving employers a way to track performance and collect important data while staff members worked remotely. Now, as companies think about returning to the office in some capacity, it's worth exploring how performance management tools might help us navigate the new normal. As with many...

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The Innovators April 9, 2021
Why Performance Management Might Be the Most Important Part of Your Post-COVID Company Plan

This past year has been chock-full of ups and downs. Between reduced hours, the move to remote work, forced adjustments of goals, furloughs, and even layoffs, COVID-19 has changed how businesses operate. In response, your organization has had to adjust performance management strategies. This has likely affected how you communicate with remote workers, how much you compensate each team member,...

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The Innovators December 24, 2020
Refreshing Your Compensation in 2021: 3 Trends to Consider

It's that time of year again. The weather is getting colder, and many business leaders like you are taking the time to review the past 12 months and determine if any structural and internal changes need to be made. With the broad shift to working from home, stricter budgets due to an unpredictable economy, and political and social issues brought to the forefront of the national conversation,...

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The Innovators January 27, 2020
Understanding and Avoiding Pay Discrimination: How to Uncover Discriminatory Pay Practices in Your Organization

For organizations of all shapes and sizes, understanding and avoiding pay discrimination should be top of mind for 2020. Not only will this help keep your organization fully compliant in a changing regulatory landscape, but you'll also safeguard your organization's brand and standing with consumers and constituents. It's important to note that pay discrimination, like other kinds of...

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