Share the knowledge – September 2012

Like every month, here are some of the best or most relevant Compensation & Benefits, performance management, HR and/or global mobility articles that I came across recently : As usual Derek Irvine makes a very good point about incentives and motivation. His post explains how a bad design led to the Olympics badminton scandal, where…

Share the knowledge – August 2012

The reading list is shorter than usual this month, but I did come across a few interesting pieces : I’ve already written about best places to work and how the packages they offer go beyond self-interest for the employer (it’s not just “I give you this so you are engaged and therefore productive”). This quick…

Share the knowledge – July 2012

Like every month, here are some of the best or most relevant Compensation & Benefits, performance management, HR and/or global mobility articles that I came across recently : Found through Around the HR world in 40 days, an interesting study from Kenexa that highlights how much our perceptions, as HR, of employee engagement and commitment,…

Share the knowledge – June 2012

Like every month, here are some of the best or most relevant Compensation & Benefits, performance management, HR and/or global mobility articles that I came across recently : This excellent post from Steve Boese explains why the “hack month” at 37signals, or any other free time given to employees to work on their own ideas…

Share the knowledge – May 2012

Like every month, here are some of the best or most relevant Compensation & Benefits, performance management, HR and/or global mobility articles that I came across recently : This TLNT article compares performance management to (american) football. It reminded me of my post on Formula One. Sports in general, and competition sports especially, are a…

Share the knowledge – April 2012

April has seen a huge production of excellent posts, maybe it’s the spring effect:-) – so be prepared for a long list of great reading ! Like every month, here are some of the best or most relevant Compensation & Benefits, performance management, HR and/or global mobility articles that I came across recently: In Where’s…

Relocations : do you offer cash or services ?

In essence, this question was recently asked on LinkedIn and addressed corporate relocation policies for candidates from one part of the USA to another, and whether companies provide money or support services. I’ll transfer it to the situation that a lot of us are faced with in the GCC : dealing with middle to high…