The region’s top HR and rewards (Comp & benefits) leaders are converging in Manila July 26/27 for the ASEAN Total Rewards Institute’s Total Rewards Congress. This marks the emergence of … More Mainstream in Manila: Total Rewards
My “little” freelance firm has just reached S$1 million in revenue since I began early 2013. Feeling just a little proud, and encouraged. At first my goal was just to … More A Milestone
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 … More Global Total Rewards—2016 Review
Freelance Total Rewards is happy to announce a public networking event for C&B/HR practitioners with a panel discussion on the topic of “Rewards Without Ratings…Really?” to be held in Singapore, evening … More Rewards Without Ratings…Really? Event Invitation
A friend and former colleague from 25 years ago just sent me this message: “I have been appointed to lead a newly created Compensation and Benefits function. I am reaching … More How to Set up a Comp & Ben Function
In recent conversation I have heard talk from friends with a couple of the “big firms” recently that there is a growing fear the salary survey business may be fighting … More Bar soap, fax machines and… salary surveys?
Be honest. Of all your managers, how many are actually good at making pay decisions? Are you hand-holding your managers with Salary Increase Guidelines, compa-ratio guidelines, and rigid rules about … More Are your managers making good pay decisions?
At the start of a new year, I’d like to share with you some highlights from 2014 and provide a preview of 2015, for Freelance Total Rewards, my freelance consulting … More Looking Back, Looking Ahead
Robert K. Greenleaf, visionary and author of Servant Leadership: A Journey into the Nature of Legitimate Greatness and Power, said: The servant-leader is servant first… It begins with the natural … More Meeting Needs: Connecting Total Rewards and Servant Leadership
I speak with hundreds of HR/C&B practitioners each year. What amazes me is how often our organisations rely on just a few rewards tools to attract and retain talent. Each … More What’s in Your Rewards Toolkit? (updated)