Work has been very busy, thankfully. Monday, I took a day off and had asked my wife to take a vacation day so we could enjoy a long weekend and … More I took a walk with my wife
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 … More Giving back to Singapore
This is the third of a 4-part series on Total Rewards Strategy. You need a total rewards strategy to avoid blindly following history (what you’ve always done), the herd (what … More How to Develop a Total Rewards Strategy
As of today, 10,000 people have visited my website to gain ideas or find help on total rewards. Seems we are not alone, even though we are usually just one … More 10,000 reasons to be thankful
Attention rewards thinkers. We have been “paying for performance” for decades, giving “merit” increases. This is way better than not differentiating. It is a legal basis for differentiating pay and … More Merit looks back. Let’s look forward.
Can’t take a whole day off work for training? Wish learning could happen on your schedule, and not have to pack it all into a single day, with little time … More New, bite-sized learning from FTR
Why do we offer incentive compensation? For most, we do it because we have always done it, so we keep doing it. Besides, —and here is the second reason— everyone … More Do Incentives Work?
Do you know what freedom feels like? You do if you have support from your employer to work at home or on a flexible schedule or reduced load. Is physical … More Implementing Flexible Work Arrangements
Teaching Comp 102 with SNEF today! Using fake data, we will grade a job using an online system (Paterson method), market price jobs using an online survey tool (RewardOnline) , … More Comp 102 Today!