How to turn a conversation about a promotion increase into a negative

How can a promotion have a negative impact on employee motivation ? Don’t mess up on the salary increase and try to skimp on a few euros !

Impact of COVID on Total Rewards in 2021 and beyond

We discuss the impact COVID is going to have on Compensation and Benefits / Performance and Rewards in 2021 and beyond.

Digitalisation of HR : moving toward a consumer-style experience ?

We discuss how the digitalisation of HR can help provide an employee experience which is on par with the expectations we all now have as digital consumers.

Compensation Insider – what’s new ?

Hello everyone ! It’s been a very long time since I last published a post. My offense has been, not a lack in ideas to share with you, but rather a lack in time : I’ve been juggling 2 major clients at the same time, and to make things more complicated, one is in Europe,…

Designing an effective employee wellness campaign – [Interview]

Robin Wells, the Head of Global Corporate at Medstar Insurance Brokers, was one of the speakers at the recent Compensation & Benefits Forum organised by informa in Dubai. He made a very interesting presentation on Employee Wellness campaigns in the workplace. I asked him to share the most salient points from his presentation. Listen to our 12-minute…

Why employees are not engaged and how to motivate them – [infographic]

Most employees are not engaged. Low engagement costs US companies over $350 billions in revenue every year, as employees focus on activities that are not very productive. Why do they do that ? Do you want to know what employees really want, and what you should offer them as part of your Employee Value Proposition…

What do the Olympics opening ceremony and your recognition scheme have in common ?

I love watching the big ceremonies for the launch of truly international sporting events.  I was happily reflecting on the fact that the Olympics opened on a Friday hence week-end for us in the GCC when an idea came to my mind linking it to Compensation & Benefits. I know, I know, I’m a bit obsessive-compulsive…