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Excelling as a Compensation Professional

BRIAN MOORE

WorldatWork

SUE HOLLOWAY

WorldatWork

Compensation professionals must balance the organizational needs of today and in the future with the ways employees are and will be compensated for their contributions. Along with determining compensation, today’s professionals also must consider the effects that their recommendations and decisions will have on attraction, motivation, engagement, and retention of their workforces. While this has never been an easy proposition, many factors make this more complicated today (see the sidebar entitled, “The Complicated Context of Compensation”).

The Complicated Context of Compensation

Many factors lend credence to the notion that connecting to the business ...

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