Executive Compensation

By Total Compensation Solutions Performance management is the scourge of most managers in this country. In my 30 plus years in human resources working in corporations and consulting, one of the most frequent complaints is that the current performance management system just doesn’t work. Why? The two...

By  Total Compensation Solutions We hear all the reasons why performance management doesn’t work and wonder “are there companies that are doing this well?” I am happy to report that there are companies that take the process seriously and have an effective program in place. There is an...

Short-term, cash incentives continue to dominate the compensation and incentive-pay landscape at both private companies and nonprofit/government organizations according to salary and compensation survey research released in May 2018 by WorldatWork in partnership with Compensation Insights member, Vivient Consulting. “Spending on short-term incentives (STIs) increased modestly at private...

You know your company has a compensation problem and needs help. Perhaps you're losing employees who claim their salaries are not competitive with those offered by your competitors. Perhaps you need an employee incentive plan but don't know where to start. Maybe your performance management...

Compensation Insights members, D. G. McDermott Associates, the Wilson Group and Vivient Consulting, announce the roll-out of a new 2018 Executive Compensation Survey specifically designed for privately held, middle market companies in the U.S. This 2018 executive compensation survey gives Board Compensation Committees the opportunity to...

By Don McDermott at D.G. McDermott Associates We are often asked how, specifically, a compensation consultant adds value to a business. It's important that all businesses appreciate the importance of creating a well-thought through compensation strategy and incentive rewards structure because after your customers, your employees...

By Susan Malanowski of Wilson Group In working with compensation consulting clients in the development and management of base pay programs, at Wilson Group, we frequently hear about or receive questions about the geographic "cost of living" being used to determine or justify salary and pay rates....