Dear NSA, let me take care of your slides

A quick note today. I found a rather humouristic presentation about a topic that has been in the news lately : the PRISM system of electronic spying. I don’t know if the content is real in the slides below, but that is not the point of this post. In Dear NSA, let me take care…

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…

4 steps for getting Execs to care about Compensation

If you are a regular reader of Compensation Insider, you will know that I am particularly interested in how we communicate Compensation & Benefits topics in our organisations. I believe that every word counts in Compensation & Benefits, that storytelling skills are essential for influential Compensation pros, and that you should avoid giving answers that…

1-minute tip: Kill boring bullet points from your Compensation presentations

We’ll soon be entering into the full swing of conference season, and have been booked to speak and/or chair at some events in the region over the coming months. More on that very soon as I would love to meet some of my readers at these events :-). Communication skills are significant for Compensation pros…

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…

All you need to know : common pay challenges and how to handle them

Some time ago, I published a resource page which I encourage you to explore and share : All you need to know: from compensation surveys to salary ranges and salary review. This page has proven very useful and many of my readers sent me emails to say they appreciated having a compilation like this available…