Figured out your schedule for Compference 2017 yet? If not, we get it. There are tons of great sessions to choose from and planning how to spend your days (a mere two of them!) isn’t easy. So, if you’re still struggling with what to attend, put these six sessions on your calendar. They’re all designed to help MarketPay customers like yourself get the most from Compference.
“How Better Comp Management Can Reduce Turnover and How You Can Measure It”
Your must-see sessions begin on Tuesday, October 3rd at 11:45 am, with expert insight on how compensation really affects retention — and for the better. At “How Better Comp Management Can Reduce Turnover and How You Can Measure It,” Forrester Research Principal TEI Consultant Sean Owens will not only share the results of our study on the economic impact of PayScale, but he’ll also teach you how to calculate the impact of better compensation at your organization.
“Customer Story: Demystifying Compensation and Building Manager Engagement in a Changing Culture”
Next up at 2:20 pm (Tuesday, October 3rd): a motivating, real-life compensation story. At “Customer Story: Demystifying Compensation and Building Manager Engagement in a Changing Culture,” hear firsthand how NRECA is using MarketPay to support its new strategic compensation framework. Bob Shade, NRECA’s Senior Compensation Manager, will share how his HR team is building engagement, incorporating market data and preparing for both its current and future workforce needs with PayScale.
“FINALLY! The Top 5 Things ALL Managers Need to Know About Compensation”
Wednesday morning get ready for a straightforward session on simplifying comp talk at “FINALLY! The Top 5 Things ALL Managers Need to Know About Compensation.” At 10:15 am on October 4th, Michelle Huse, Manager of Compensation at Baylor University, and Charice Talbert, Compensation Manager at Washington Gas Light, will show you what information to share — and when — to ensure you’re an effective compensation business partner for your managers.
“Are Your Job Descriptions Your Achilles Heel?”
Do you delay working on your job descriptions? If so — or if you just hate doing them — attending “Are Your Job Descriptions Your Achilles Heel?” is a must. Starting at 10:55 am on Wednesday, October 4th, you’ll learn how out-of-date, incomplete or inaccurate job descriptions are far riskier than you thought. Don Berman, Vice President of Client Services at HRTMS, will share some of these poor job description pitfalls, as well as provide strategies for making sure your job descriptions are helping — not hindering — your hiring capability.
“Tales From the Compensation Front Lines”
Managing compensation isn’t easy. How do your peers handle the tough situations? Michele Kvintus, Client Manager at PayScale, will share some of our most terrifying compensation stories and how they were resolved (so you can sleep at night). It all happens at “Tales from the Compensation Front Lines” on Wednesday, October 4th, at 11:35 am.
“The Future Role of a Compensation Professional”
You know the role of the compensation pro is changing. But how will it affect you personally? And what can you do to prepare? To find out, stop by “The Future Role of a Compensation Professional” at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, October 4th. Our panel of comp experts will weigh in on how you can expand your existing role, turn disruption into an advantage and enhance your strategic and long-term value to your organization.
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