Clawbacks for Executive pay : should Executive variable pay go down as well as up ?

    The Executive Compensation & Benefits Summit will take place in Amsterdam on September 6 and 7, 2017. If you want to attend, enjoy a 20% discount exclusively for my readers and followers by using code COMPIN20. To celebrate this upcoming event, today’s post will focus on Executive Compensation. There was a question on…

Get 20% discount to join me at the Executive C&B Summit in Amsterdam !

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Designing an effective employee wellness campaign – [Interview]

Robin Wells, the Head of Global Corporate at Medstar Insurance Brokers, was one of the speakers at the recent Compensation & Benefits Forum organised by informa in Dubai. He made a very interesting presentation on Employee Wellness campaigns in the workplace. I asked him to share the most salient points from his presentation. Listen to our 12-minute…

Ramadan Kareem

I wish all my readers a blessed and peaceful Ramadan. Whether we are Muslim or not, this period of contemplation and celebration is an opportunity for us to remember that as human beings, there are more things uniting us, than dividing us. There is hope for all of us 🙂

Deciding on your incentive payout cycle : the main points to consider

I have delivered quite a few sessions of my Expert Compensation & Benefits training recently. Whether I deliver it in Beirut, Kuwait, Doha, Kuala Lumpur, Namibia, or Morocco, I always make sure to talk about the payout cycle for incentives. Should we pay incentives annually, semi-annually, quarterly, monthly or even weekly ? A recent exchange with…

What 2017 will bring to Compensation Insider

Here comes the time of the year where I share my accomplishments and disappointments for the previous year, but most importantly, the plan I’ve put in place for 2017. Like every year since 2005, I followed my trusted “Your Best Year Yet” plan and spent a day or two in order to devise a programme…

Why employees are not engaged and how to motivate them – [infographic]

Most employees are not engaged. Low engagement costs US companies over $350 billions in revenue every year, as employees focus on activities that are not very productive. Why do they do that ? Do you want to know what employees really want, and what you should offer them as part of your Employee Value Proposition…