With many professionals being certified in their respective fields (including HR or rewards) I wanted to share my thoughts on the value of certification. This comes from having been a Certified Compensation Professional (from WorldatWork) since 1990 and more recently, the Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment which I received in 2014 from Singapore’s Institute … More The Value of Certification
In my recent reflection on 2016, the first good sign I listed was our ongoing development as a profession, referring to those of us in the global total rewards (comp & benefits or global mobility) profession. We are advancing in our credentials, our practices, and most of all, the way we think. Let me elaborate. … More We are Getting Better
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 when and how salary adjustments can be made? In this tightly controlled approach, is it even possible for managers to learn to think about market … 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 and training business in Singapore, helping clients in the areas of global total rewards. Here’s the story. Coming into 2014 To appreciate how good 2014 … More Looking Back, Looking Ahead
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever This quote from Mahatma Ghandi is part of my inspiration to continue learning and investing my own development. I am very happy to share that I have obtained an Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA), through Singapore’s Institute … More Now ACTA Certified