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New Compensation Metrics – A 2017 Resolution

The compensation profession suffers from a severe lack of effective metrics.  To be frank, the typical measures used in describing compensation program success really have nothing to do with success.  This year, try something that makes more sense — focus on metrics that actually tell you if your compensation program is achieving its mission. Traditional […]

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HR Metrics – Ditch the “Compa-Ratio”

The “compa-ratio” is such a silly and deceptive “metric” that even not knowing much at 25 years old (longer ago than I care to admit) I could not bring myself to use it in a client report. HR practitioners, and the executives and managers they support, need metrics that really mean something, and for decades, […]

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