Author: slauberth

Sonnet Lauberth, M.A., CCP, is a trusted Compensation Professional at PayScale with ten years of business experience. Sonnet has helped numerous organizations across a variety of industries including non-profit, manufacturing, financial services, health care, and software development. Sonnet believes that an organization’s talent is their greatest asset and helps organizations to establish a compensation philosophy and strategy to recruit, retain, and motivate the talent needed to make them successful. Sonnet specializes in base pay strategy, organizational development, change management, and coaching HR and business leaders on how to use their compensation structure to enhance their human capital and business results.

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5 Mistakes You May Be Making That Are Impacting Your Talent Pipeline

By Sonnet Lauberth, PayScale Compensation ProfessionalToday’s business leaders know that talent is critical to an organization’s current and future success. As a Compensation Professional, my job is to help organizations create a compensation plan that ref
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Equality, Diversity, and the Gender Pay Gap in Tech: 5 Suggestions to Help You Pay Fairly

By Sonnet Lauberth, PayScale Compensation Professional,As a Compensation Professional, I work with a variety of companies in the technology industry. One of the biggest concerns I consistently hear from my clients is the struggle with attracting and retaining
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PayScale was Featured in World at Work!

PayScaleThe article— “4 Compensation Best Practices for Merged or Acquired Companies” written by PayScale’s Comp Pro Sonnet Lauberth, CCP—was recently published in World at Work’s Compensation Focus. Are you facing a merger or acquisition and fear
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Why Increasing Pay Isn’t Always the Answer

Sonnet Lauberth, PayScale Compensation ProfessionalIn my time as a Compensation Professional at PayScale, I’ve helped more than 75 organizations develop a compensation strategy to suit their needs and spoke with hundreds of companies about the challenges the
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How to Handle Mergers and Acquisitions with Sensitivity

By Sonnet Lauberth, PayScale Compensation ProfessionalMergers and acquisitions generally occur because they make good business sense. Rationale may include increasing performance, cutting costs, achieving deeper market penetration, and more. Rarely do the reas
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How to Speak With Your Non-Profit Employees About Compensation

By Sonnet Lauberth, PayScale Compensation Professional Compensation can be a tricky topic, especially within the non-profit sector where many employees feel that they are “overworked and underpaid.” However, when communication about compensation is handled
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3 Tips to Design a Transparent Nonprofit Compensation Strategy

By Sonnet Lauberth, PayScale Compensation ProfessionalPayScale reports that a more transparent compensation policy can support the recruitment and retention of employees at many non-profit organizations, especially in a growing multi-generational environm