How to get access to compensation data

“I am looking for compensation data for Real Estate Industry in the ME. Can you help me with the same?” That’s what Ishita, one of my readers, wanted to know recently. That’s an interesting question. I once had a similar request regarding Retail surveys for the EMEA region. Getting access to reliable compensation data is the basis…

How to build and use a compensation communication matrix

  How may you use a Compensation Communication matrix to support engagement at your organisation ? In today’s uncertain economic climate, most organisations indicate that retention of employees, and “making more with less” are among their top priorities. And as we all know, one of the best ways to foster engagement lies in communication. In a…

8 tips to become a more attractive candidate for an HR position

“I really want to break into the Human Resources industry but I am currently unemployed, is there anything you suggest I do while unemployed, during my career search that would make me a more attractive candidate for a position?” This question from one of my readers really made me feel for her. Here below, I’ve…

Job Pricing : Tips and Its Use in Developing Markets

I am delighted to present today’s post. It’s been written by Arif Ender, a young C&B professional whom I believe has a brilliant career ahead of him. Interested ? Read his bio at the end of the article… and read this post, where he presents useful tips on job pricing. Here we are : The…

Salary data and the small Rewards consultancy : some boundaries

I am regularly asked by potential clients for support in gathering salary data and market benchmarking. Small and mid-size companies often don’t have internal resources to handle what, for them, tends to be an infrequent exercise, so they look for outside help when it comes to make sure that their pay levels are aligned to market. Obviously,…

Caps and thresholds for Business Development roles ?

One of my friends recently asked me this question : I was hoping you could help me with a Sales Commission question. To set the scene, we want to target quality Business Development people – niche skill set and specialist experience for this engineering company, Hay level 19-20, on about AED 50,000+. For these type…

Ramadan Kareem !

To all my readers, recent or long-term, in the Middle East or other parts of the world, I would like to wish a blessed Ramadan. May this month of reflection and sharing bring you peace, joy, and self-awareness !