The Comp & Ben People

Within every large organization is someone responsible for comp & ben, short for compensation and benefits. These are the experts in who should earn what. If you don’t know who they are, that’s ok… they know who you are. They also know your title, pay grade, salary, allowances, bonus level, performance rating, market value and … More The Comp & Ben People

It’s Showtime. Are you ready to manage your annual salary review?

Your annual salary review is approaching fast. It is the most stressful process you have to manage each year as a C&B manager or specialist. Give yourself an early Christmas present and attend the best and only course specifically designed to prepare you for this project, and make this your best salary review ever. Are … More It’s Showtime. Are you ready to manage your annual salary review?

Are you ready to manage the annual salary review?

Our mission is to advance better rewards practices, and the annual salary review is the ultimate test. Are you ready for the upcoming review? Did you assess your last review? If not, it’s not too late. Use our free and simple Salary Review Assessment. To help you run a successful annual salary review, now is the … More Are you ready to manage the annual salary review?

Pay for Performance is Good but Not Enough

Most of us have recently finished annual salary reviews and are now busy working on our KPIs. I am guessing about half of your organisations are taking a look at your performance management and pay for performance practices. I hope the following thoughts are therefore timely and helpful. Let’s start with the word “performance”. This term … More Pay for Performance is Good but Not Enough

AI, MBSO, Reward Cycle… whatever you call it, it’s Salary Review time!

It’s late March, and every C&B manager is performing their sacred duty right now: making sure hundreds, thousands, maybe tens of thousands of employees are considered for a raise, and hopefully a bonus. So busy lah! Yes, but I don’t want to talk about us. I want to focus on the one with the most … More AI, MBSO, Reward Cycle… whatever you call it, it’s Salary Review time!

Global Total Rewards—2016 Review

The mission of Freelance Total Rewards is to advance effective total rewards and mobility practices in Asia. Let me share how we, as a profession, have advanced in 2016, from my direct observation. Based on hundreds of interactions with clients, consultants, students and various HR and rewards practitioners, I have seen the following developments in 2016. … More Global Total Rewards—2016 Review

Coach for Performance, Reward for Retention

I will be presenting the latest and most comprehensive analysis of “no ratings” performance management in the Asian context, next week, at HRMAsia’s Performance Management and Rewards conference, in Singapore, on Tuesday, 11 October at 2 pm. The event will be held at Holiday Inn Orchard City Centre on Cavanaugh Road, behind Centrepoint. Here is … More Coach for Performance, Reward for Retention