Emiratisation and Compensation & Benefits – part II

In my previous post I covered the basic elements that Compensation professionals can use in order to support emiratisation efforts in their organisation : salary ranges, allowances, KPIs and incentives. Today we will look at other aspects that you can focus on. Performance management Do you want to have different, and somewhat easier, objectives and…

Emiratisation and Compensation & Benefits – part I

With the government’s recent push on emiratisation, and similar decisions in the other GCC countries, Compensation & Benefits professionals have a role to play in supporting the attraction, retention and growth of UAE Nationals in both the private and the government sectors. In Emiratisation : the way forward ?, Jane Williams from INSEAD explains in…

Goodbye Steve Jobs

About 10 years ago I joined Apple to lead their EMEA Compensation & Benefits efforts. At the time, Apple was far from being the influential organisation it is today. Yes, Steve Jobs was back and had launched a number of new products, but the positioning of the company was still pretty much niche, with mostly…

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…

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…