Compensation generalist or Compensation specialist ?

Did you ever think that Compensation & Benefits can be a generalist role, not necessarily a specialist one ? Of course, in the GCC most companies don’t have a massive HR team, and even having one C&B person on board is not always a given. Often, mid-size companies have an HR Generalist or the HR…

Create the best rules in Outlook to boost your productivity

Beginning of the year, we all come back full of good intentions. In today’s Sunday Skills, I want to show you how to easily set up rules to manage the inflow to your Outlook inbox. The steps are very simple and explained in this presentation : What matters really, is how you can use these…

Fresh professional goals for 2012 as a Compensation leader

I don’t do  New Year resolutions any longer. I used to go through the ritual in the past, but my motivation, like for many people, never lasted long. After a few weeks or even a few days, I was back to my past behaviour and never gave these resolutions another look back… until the end…

Socialize your Compensation & Benefits annual business plan

So the time has come to socialise your brilliant Compensation & Benefits annual business plan. You spent hours gathering and  integrating feedback from your internal clients, thinking about the company strategy and how your team can help accelerate the organisation’s vision and objectives, and putting together a detailed program inclusive of organisation chart, resources needed…

No, no one becomes a Compensation Manager in 2 days !

Today’s Career Corner is a rant about the so-called “certifications” that are offered in the region on the topic of Compensation & Benefits and Performance Management. I had already planned to write about certifications, but what I received in my LinkedIn inbox 2 days ago made me jump and I decided to post my reaction…

Career Corner – 11+3 reasons why you should network with other C&B pros

Whether it is online or offline, networking with other C&B professionals should play an important role into your personal development and the pursuit of your career plans, whether within the same company, or outside of it. Here are some of the benefits of networking with other C&B professionals : Get feedback on your ideas and…