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Pay, recognition and engagement strategies that drive organizational performance

A unique management consulting firm that engages with leaders to create human capital strategy and reward programs that drive firm performance.

We deliver solutions that align with your corporate culture and goals.  Our employee reward programs are designed to improve your organizational performance.  Our end-to-end approach guides you from diagnosis and design, through implementation and communication.  Your solution will fit your budget, be understood by your participants and allow efficient ongoing administration. The strength of our work is in applying our knowledge and expertise to your specific needs.  Once implemented, we will support your evolution and performance into the future.

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The Secret ALL GREAT Companies Know About Pay

Posted on Apr 6th, 2015 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

I generally write about incentive compensation, executive compensation and performance issues, but today’s post is written from a very different…

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Sales Compensation – The Perfect Compromise

Posted on Mar 31st, 2015 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

My first real lesson in negotiations was simple: “In a perfect compromise no one walks away completely happy.” Compromise, like sales…

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Stickman Baker Cook

Baking is to Science as Cooking is to Art, Pay = Both

Posted on Mar 24th, 2015 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

Many great bakers are average cooks. Many great cooks avoid baking all but the simplest of things. Baking requires precision in measurement and…

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Quantify Your Qualities

Quantify Your Qualities

Posted on Mar 18th, 2015 - By Lynda Spiegel - 0 Comments

Transforming Your Resume for a Higher Paying Career Today’s guest post was written by Lynda Spiegel, the Founder of Rising Star Resumes. How…

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Stickman ABCs of ROI

The ABCs of Communication ROI

Posted on Mar 12th, 2015 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

It’s time to talk about communication. That means it’s time for everyone to get out their calculators (or spreadsheets) and do a little math.…

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For $0 CEOs, how is their initial equity-compensation determined?

Posted on Apr 8th, 2015 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

Orig. Question on Quora. Answer by Dan Walter: Very few $0 CEOs start at $0 Salary.  Most start with a reasonable salary-bonus-equity…

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Geo differentials don’t align to market data – Why Not?

Posted on Apr 1st, 2015 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

Question: (original question from WorldatWork) I have found that the geo-differential from Seattle might suggest that jobs, as a whole, in Seattle…

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The Best Ways to Retrieve and Organize Job Descriptions?

Posted on Mar 26th, 2015 - By Sam Reeve - 0 Comments

Question (orig. at WorldatWork) Looking to understand what compensation professionals use to be more efficient  (or process) in retrieving,…

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Profit Sharing Incentive Plan

Posted on Mar 25th, 2015 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

Question (orig. at WorldatWork):  Do you have a profit sharing incentive plan?  If so, what % of eligible wages does an award equate to?  What…

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Would you or would you not exercise your stock options in this scenario?

Posted on Mar 4th, 2015 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

Question details (original on Quora) My strike price is $650, and the current fair market value is $1250 I must exercise my stock within 3…

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