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…

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…

Employee benefits in the event of terrorism

In today’s guest article, it is my pleasure to welcome Laura Rossi-Manganotti, a Benefits expert working at Western Union. When she approached me with her idea to cover employee benefits in case of terrorism, I have to say I had some reservations given the sensitivity of the topic. However, as you will surely agree, this…

HR Summit and Expo 2015 : a recap

Beware : long read ! The HR Summit and Expo 2015 organised by informa took place last week in Dubai from November 16 to 18. I was honoured to be invited again to present a session in the free learning track, and delivered some tips on how to use numbers and words to get better…

7 essential blogs for Total Rewards professionals

How do you keep abreast of what’s going on in Total Rewards Sandrine ? That’s a question that I regularly get from my consulting and coaching clients, the people who attend my trainings or the conferences where I speak, or even you – my blog readers 🙂 So here is a round-up of the blogsI…

Do you have questions about the Cost of Living reports ?

A few weeks ago I introduced the Cost of Living Reports for the UAE, Qatar, KSA and an overall GCC report. The reports are very comprehensive and include sections on: accommodation costs (very detailed by accommodation type and area in the Dubai and Abu Dhabi) education health transport and travel costs household goods and utility…

Are you making the best use of your C&B function ? – Free webinar

Hello my friends, It’s been a long time ! My readers based in the UAE may remember that I was due to make 3 free presentations at the very big, and very successful HR Summit organised by IIRME in Dubai in October. Unfortunately, I have been very ill for more than a month and was…