New hires vs employees : 3 salary situations and how to handle them

Imagine the scene : you are sitting at your desk, happily going along your normal HR activities, when an employee (let’s call him John) enters your office and expresses some concern over his compensation. More specifically, he says, he knows that some of his former colleagues at his previous employer, “who were earning the exact…

Share the knowledge – September 2011

Once again I want to share with you some of the best articles, news and blog posts that I read during the month. I’m covering general Compensation & Benefits, compensation articles that are more closely linked to the Middle East region, and some general articles that relate to management, leadership, governance or social media. I…

7 steps to compensation programme design – the basics

I am often asked how to go about a new plan design, or a total revamp of an existing one. How should one approach it ? Is there a methodology ? In my mind there are 7 basic steps to take in order to design a good plan in Compensation & Benefits. They apply whether…