Tag Archives: total rewards

4 ways the HR role is pivotal to M&A success (Part 4 in a series)

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If you’ve been following this series, you know that your workforce is likely changing due to increased automation. You also know that Total Rewards strategies are likely to undergo significant transformation in the next few years. And that it’s time … Continue reading →

Overwhelmed by base pay? 4 steps to get it right

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Is there any corporate activity that takes up as much management time as the annual merit increase process? So much is expected of it, yet companies and employees consistently tell us it’s not working and no longer fit for purpose. … Continue reading →

Why modernize Total Rewards? Here are 10 reasons. (Part 3 in a series)

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Employees are redefining what work means and how it is structured. Some may call this “the future of work” but we call it the present reality of business. Advancements in technology are driving a need for new skills, and changing … Continue reading →

Shaping the future of talent, rewards and work

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“The best way to predict your future is to create it.” – Peter Drucker. It’s a provocative statement: instead of waiting for the future to arrive, take a role in shaping it. (After all, once it’s here, it’s no longer … Continue reading →

The HR function of the future (Part 1 in series)

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The urgent call came on a Friday night. Our CHRO client learned the agenda for their company’s executive offsite that Monday had shifted from business as usual to how the organization would transform in light of automation. Each leader must … Continue reading →

3 ways to create a Total Rewards experience

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The one constant in life is change. The way we consume information has changed. The way we deliver information has changed. The way we watch professional basketball games has changed. And the way we create, manage and deliver Total Rewards … Continue reading →

Roth 401(k) contributions are gaining popularity among those looking to increase tax diversification

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As concerns about employee financial well-being and retirement readiness continue to grow, 401(k) plan sponsors are adding a key feature to their 401(k) plans that provides some flexibility to savers: the option for Roth 401(k) contributions. Roth 401(k) contributions turn … Continue reading →

3 keys to executing successful corporate spin-offs

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I was recently at a conference featuring a CEO who had just completed a corporate spin-off. He was asked what, if anything, he would have done differently. His response? “More decision-making; much earlier.” His answer was pretty telling, and aligned … Continue reading →

New pay equity legislation: Five resolutions to help ensure compliance

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The Canadian government plans to move forward with federal pay equity legislation this year, a commitment Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made during a recent speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The impending legislation is long overdue. Pay … Continue reading →

Manager’s guide to annual salary reviews: 5 key steps

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It’s salary review time. So, how can you help managers use their limited pay budgets to make meaningful base pay recommendations? Take these five factors into consideration: 1. The job’s worth (externally and internally): Managers should have a clear idea … Continue reading →