Compensation Insights BLOG

By Lauren Belcher at Phillip Blount and Associates Despite our growing economy and rising stock market, one thing remains consistent – salary budget increase projections.   National, industry-wide projections are stagnant, for the fourth consecutive year at a projected median of 3.0 percent (average, 3.2 percent) for...

Private companies often have challenges recruiting and retaining top talent. Vivient Consulting’s Bertha Masuda, CECP, and ThreePoint Consulting’s David Rhoads offer advice on implementing and maintaining effective private company compensation and incentive plans in this video Plans With the X Factor — Private Companies’ Quest for Effective Incentives from...

D. G. McDermott Associates announced this month the rollout of a new compensation survey specifically designed to provide unbiased salary data for Microsoft Dynamics sales and consulting professionals. The Microsoft Dynamics salary and compensation survey gives participants’ senior leadership the opportunity to make important compensation decisions...

By Don G. McDermott of D.G. McDermott Associates Succession planning is an important and often neglected aspect of leadership and talent development for many organizations. In our work with clients, we've seen that many are unprepared for sudden – or even expected – leadership changes in their...

By Susan Malanowski at the Wilson Group After developing executive compensation and employee compensation plans over the years for so many companies  from iRobot to TripAdvisor, we've developed our "top ten mistakes" compensation consultants typically make when designing compensation plans: Too many compensation performance metrics “Less is more”...