My editorial calendar

Today I want to share with you my ideas for this blog, the kind of content I would like to post and when, and ask for your feedback and ideas. As you may have read in the page where I describe why I decided to launch this blog, I am keen to reach more people…

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…

What happens when an employee moves from Sales to non Sales ?

“Confused HR” asks : “What is the guideline for employees who are in Sales Incentive Plan but accepted a new role which is not SIP-eligible ? From my point of view, it makes no sense to move them into the regular bonus scheme after all the efforts we have done to convince them to go…

3 tips to help attract expat candidates

In my previous two posts, I examined the financial and traditional reasons why it is becoming more difficult in attracting educated expats to the GCC first, as well as some current reasons related to the regional instability and renewed focus on hiring local Nationals. I am still convinced that the region is a great one…

The other reason why expats are less attracted to the GCC

My previous post covered the traditional reasons why people may be reluctant to relocate to the Gulf, as well as some financial negative impacts that make the local market less attractive than it used to be. On top of that, there are currently a number of other reasons making it more difficult for companies to…

2 reasons why it’s more difficult nowadays to attract expats to the GCC

There are a number of reasons why the “golden age” of easily attracting educated expats to the GCC is behind us.  I will detail financial and traditional reasons in this post, some more reasons in the coming one, and then will offer 3 tips for C&B to use in helping to attract expats to the…

Why I love Comp

How do I define Compensation & Benefits ? It’s the art of knowing how much and what to give an employee in exchange for his/her work : the base salary, bonus and performance management system, perks, stock-options and long-term incentives, recognition schemes, sales incentives, and benefits such as pension or healthcare… and that’s “just” the…