Rita Patterson, Onboarding Team Lead, PayScaleConvinced that communicating comp means exposing every employee salary to the masses? Think you can’t communicate comp until you have a fully detailed, flawlessly executed Compensation Constitution in place? Rest assured, there is a middle ground between a comp plan that is shrouded in secrecy and one that is published on the internet.
Communicating comp is a huge culture shift for many companies, so soften the shock by wading into the transparency pool gradually—it doesn’t have to be a full cannonball! Here is how to take the first steps toward communicating comp, using some common scenarios where conversing about compensation is key.