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…

Day Two of the 17th Compensation and Benefits Forum from IIRME – Recap

Following my report on Day One of the 17th annual Compensation & Benefits Forum from IIRME in Dubai, I am happy to share, today, my notes from the second day of this great conference. John Ohrnberger from ADIA opened with a general presentation on points to consider when thinking about Executive Compensation. It’s important to…

Day One of the 17th Compensation and Benefits Forum from IIRME – Recap

It’s been a busy month as I attended and spoke at 3 HR conferences in 30 days ! It’s a bit tiring but I really enjoy meeting new people, hearing from different organisations and opening my mind to new concepts. So this week will be a “special” : I’ll write 3 posts, two of them…

Share the knowledge – February 2013

February has been an extremely busy month, as we are finalising performance ratings and calibrations, preparing salary reviews and promotions, and calculating potential bonus payouts – not just for us, but also reviewing the proposals from our major assets. I also sat on various Compensation Committees and gave feedback on a number of proposals of…

Share the knowledge – January 2013

Like every month, here are some of the best or most relevant Compensation & Benefits, performance management, HR and/or global mobility articles that I came across recently : An old post from one of my favorite bloggers Paul Hebert at i2i, still is relevant as it covers the challenge of explaining how compensation and reward…

Share the knowledge – December 2012

First of all let me wish you a very prosperous 2013. I hope this new year will bring you happiness and growth, and I look forward to our continued interactions through Compensation Insider in the coming 12 months :-). And now, back to my regular schedule of posting ! Like every month, here are some…