Retention starts with competitive pay for value. Loyalty is not value.

There’s so much out there concerning employee experience, engagement, EVP, employer branding, etc. It’s all good and it all makes a difference. We seek to “win hearts and minds” as we should. That’s the total rewards approach. But I propose that it starts with competitive pay, especially for those we most want to retain. Consider: … More Retention starts with competitive pay for value. Loyalty is not value.

Giving back to Singapore

NTUC recently proposed a Fair Retrenchment Framework, including protection for the Singapore “core.” This is great and makes perfect sense. Being based and registered in Singapore, my firm only uses local freelancers on an ongoing basis, although many foreign freelancers approach me about joining my team of associates. Occasionally, I use foreign talent when necessary, … More Giving back to Singapore