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…

Pay transparency for all employees in some US government entities

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey publishes the salaries of its 6,777 employees on its website. The decision came after some criticism about how public money is spent and some controversy about payroll in this organisation. When I read this article, I have to admit being impressed by the level of transparency…

Why every word counts in Compensation & Benefits

Well, we work in HR. It’s a well-known fact that people in the Human Capital function need to be VERY careful with the words we use… in writing but also when speaking, whether in one-on-one or one-to-many circumstances. After all, we have access to a lot of confidential and sometimes private information. Employees and managers…

Share the knowledge – August 2011

As you may know, I love to keep updated about Compensation & Benefits and HR, and I do a lot of reading on the topic. To help you save time, here is the first version of my monthly “Share the knowledge” so that you have a one-stop shop access to these gems 🙂   Some…

What happens when an employee moves from Sales to non Sales ?

“Confused HR” asks : “What is the guideline for employees who are in Sales Incentive Plan but accepted a new role which is not SIP-eligible ? From my point of view, it makes no sense to move them into the regular bonus scheme after all the efforts we have done to convince them to go…