Reader question : What grade for this senior role ?

We examine whether a job should have a different grade during its creation/launch phase vs when it is more “settled”.

Digitalisation of HR : moving toward a consumer-style experience ?

We discuss how the digitalisation of HR can help provide an employee experience which is on par with the expectations we all now have as digital consumers.

Love letter to C&B

Dear C&B, On the eve of Valentine Day, I wanted to assure you of my continued love. You’ve been my professional companion for the past 26 years, and whether in corporate or now as a consultant, for me, the flame is still burning bright. I love everything about you : How you fluctuate based on…

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…

What do the Olympics opening ceremony and your recognition scheme have in common ?

I love watching the big ceremonies for the launch of truly international sporting events.  I was happily reflecting on the fact that the Olympics opened on a Friday hence week-end for us in the GCC when an idea came to my mind linking it to Compensation & Benefits. I know, I know, I’m a bit obsessive-compulsive…

Salaries and the cost of living in KSA

I’m very pleased today to host my friends from Bridge the Data for a guest post. Bridge the Data was formerly know as Cost of Living reports, and I mentioned their reports in previous articles. Today, they share with us an extract from their KSA report which was published right at the end of 2015.…

The digitalisation of HR – are your systems in the 21st century yet ?

I was at the #OracleX conference in Dubai yesterday, which is basically a giant product showcase mixed with some interesting external contributions. It was a really great event, with superb organisation moving hundreds of people at the same time in a flawless way – I’ve never seen that many helpers at an event, but it…