Blogs from December 2014

Did Santa Deliver the Annual Incentive Payout?

December 30, 2014

It is the time of year when the organization turns it's thoughts to the annual incentive and how big it will be. A time when compensation plans should be working their hardest to deliver their biggest impact but will this year be any different from prior ones? Will this investment deliver full...Read more

Overcoming Pay Complacency

December 22, 2014

Our last blog discussed why company pay policies had become stale and were ceasing to be an influence on behavior. We reviewed the causes, specifically the over reliance on market benchmarking. We now examine how compensation practice needs to change...Read more

Pay Complacency

December 13, 2014

At budget time the same pattern plays out; 2 or 3 percent for inflation plus 1% for merit and promotion. Low pay inflation is a good thing for the finance team but can result in stifled incentives for the workforce. Pay management has become tiresome and your people don't see it any differentl...Read more