Employee benefits in the event of terrorism

In today’s guest article, it is my pleasure to welcome Laura Rossi-Manganotti, a Benefits expert working at Western Union. When she approached me with her idea to cover employee benefits in case of terrorism, I have to say I had some reservations given the sensitivity of the topic. However, as you will surely agree, this […]

The value of the independent advisor to the Remuneration Committee

Remuneration Committees (RemCos) are a topic which seems “far away” for many of the C&B professionals in the field, even the most senior ones, and especially in the Gulf countries, the region where I’m currently based. Yet, sooner or later, we are all confronted by requests coming from “The Board”, or documents to prepare for […]

C&B : Local leadership want it “their” way, not the corporate way – what can I do ?

Holly, one of my new subscribers recently commented : One of the biggest challenges involves developing global strategy that inter-relates both compensation & benefits as well as global mobility issues among 100 countries. One size does not fit all situations – and a regional approach has been employed. However, that approach is often undermined by […]

What opportunites for partnership between HR and Finance ? [Infographic]

A few months ago, the good folks at Towers Watson produced a decent infographic on the partnership opportunities between HR and Finance. Unfortunately, they’re not offering an “embed” function so if you want to see it, you’ll have to click here. You can download a PDF if you really like it 😉 There are numerous […]

3 tips to support the performance management approach at your company

Here is a situation that I witnessed at a client’s company. Imagine the scene : today is the meeting with the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) where the topic is : “Which changes should we introduce to our performance management system ?”. The ELT is educated about the need for an efficient program. The individual performance […]

Do you want to try and win a free pass to the C&B Forum in Dubai this June ?

The Compensation & Benefits Forum 2014 organised by IIRME (now to be called Informa) will take place on June 8 -12 in Dubai, and I am honoured to be one of the speakers again. Compensation Insider is also the official blog partner of the Forum, and I am write the report summarizing the findings from […]

How Reward reinforces your culture and strategy – 4 examples

My good friend Sylvia Doyle is a terrific independent Rewards consultant based in the UK. A few days ago, she produced an interesting piece on the CIPD Reward Blogger’s blog called “I have a question for you”. Her post raises interesting points about culture and strategy. As she wrote : As HR and reward professionals, […]