2011 SHRM Conference Speakers

SHRM 2011: How to Improve Your Company Culture

At the SHRM 2011 national conference in Las Vegas, two speakers, Arianna Huffington and Sir Richard Branson, approached the issue of company culture from two different angles. Both of which ask employers …

Zappos CEO’s Success Secrets

Company Culture: Lessons from Zappos CEO Tony Hseih

How do you approach the culture at your company? If you haven’t thought about that question recently, it likely needs attention. A well-defined culture can bring you great business results. Just ask …

Essentials for Incentive Plans

On Your Mark, Get Set, Wait… Before You Go: Essentials for Incentive Plans

Before you add an incentive plan, there are several considerations to address to get ready. Answer these seven questions to assure you achieve success.

2011 Compensation Trends

Simple Incentive Plan Design

Use “Line of Sight” to Keep Incentive Plans Simple

More and more organizations are bringing incentives down to lower levels within the organization. They want employees to have a piece of their compensation that is variable. But, they often complicate …

Employee Retention and Engagement

Be Bold and Reward Only What You Want

It’s challenging to design an incentive program that actually rewards top performers, and only top performers. But, it is more expensive, in the long run, to leave them under-rewarded. If you don’t …