How do I roll out the new performance management system to 70 companies with no budget ?

Nadia, a reader, asks : “My main struggle with C&B stems from performance management. The organisation I work for is a large conglomerate with companies operating mainly in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. We have recently re-designed the whole performance appraisal system where we now have a system that is no longer paper based and no…

Overview of the People in Energy East conference in Kuala Lumpur

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure and honour to be one of the guest speakers at the People in Energy East conference organized in Kuala Lumpur by Lucy Brennan from The Talent Management Alliance. It was my first visit in Malaysia and I thoroughly enjoyed the warm welcome I was given by everyone…

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…

Want to join me as I deliver my first public course on C&B in Dubai ?

I am very excited today to announce that I will deliver my first-ever public course on Compensation & Benefits very soon in Dubai ! “Deciphering C&B to make it work for your organisation” is a 2-day training taking place on March 24 and 25 at The Address Dubai Mall, in exclusive partnership with TPS World…

7 essential blogs for Total Rewards professionals

How do you keep abreast of what’s going on in Total Rewards Sandrine ? That’s a question that I regularly get from my consulting and coaching clients, the people who attend my trainings or the conferences where I speak, or even you – my blog readers 🙂 So here is a round-up of the blogsI…

Share the knowledge – February 2013

February has been an extremely busy month, as we are finalising performance ratings and calibrations, preparing salary reviews and promotions, and calculating potential bonus payouts – not just for us, but also reviewing the proposals from our major assets. I also sat on various Compensation Committees and gave feedback on a number of proposals of…

It’s impossible to ignore a sexy statistic

Short post today. A discussion at a recent team offsite covered the importance of setting goals, but also to have KPIs, metrics or SLAs in place in order to measure the progress toward, or degree of achievement of these goals. You know, the “M” in the classic “SMART” acronym. This cartoon “It’s impossible to ignore…