The COMPOSE Blog

Ongoing discussions and expert insights on the topic of compensation management.

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Top Trends in Compensation Management Strategy

I was recently invited to speak at a roundtable where I was asked what trends I am seeing in the marketplace for compensation programs and how technology can support same. Despite data suggesting the simplification of comp plans, I actually see the opposite. Organizations are using comprehensive compensation as a strategy for creating environments that

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The Compensation “Off-Season”

5 ways to win at recruiting and retaining top talent. Having recently watched the NFL draft and listening to sports broadcasters discussing the upcoming NBA draft, it reminded me that it’s not only the sports industry that has “off-season” activities, but compensation professionals as well. What professional sports teams focus on during the off-season are

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Sound Bites from the NJCA – April 20 Meeting

Each month we post highlights from the speakers at NJ Compensation Association monthly meetings. Here’s our take from the April 20, 2017 meeting: Topic: 10 Factors Companies Should Spend More Time on before Implementing an LTI Program Speaker: Jarret Sues, Managing Director, FTI Consulting Jarret Sue’s presentation was designed to help provide insight into what

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A Season for Compensation Management

It is baseball season. You have a favorite team. When some of the players on that team get up to bat they will strike out, some will hit a double, some will even hit the ball out of the park. That team is comprised of athletes with various talents coming together as one group with

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Sound Bites from the NJCA – March 7 Meeting

Each month we post highlights from the speakers at NJ Compensation Association monthly meetings. Here’s our take from the March 7, 2017 meeting: Topic: 2016 Global Talent Management & Rewards and Global Workforce Studies Speakers: Brian Bechan, Senior Rewards Consultant and Darren Tse, Consulting Director, Willis Towers Watson. What percentage of children entering schools today

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Sound Bites from the NJCA – February 23 Meeting

Each month we post highlights from the speakers at NJ Compensation Association monthly meetings. Here’s our take from the February 23, 2017 meeting: Topic: Alternative Approaches to New Incentive Pay Design Speaker: Shannon DeHart, Principal, Korn Ferry Hay Group Shannon presented two case studies. The first study offered an example of an organization trying to

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Designing your compensation system? How to ensure success in today’s competitive marketplace

Although there are many factors that are considered when determining the correct HR strategy for an organization, today’s compensation system is a critical component to maintaining or increasing market competitiveness and ensuring an organization’s success. It should support your organization’s ability to recruit and retain the right talent required for success by linking pay and

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