Designing and Implementing Effective Variable Pay Programs
ERIN C. PACKWOOD
Mercer’s Talent Business
Human resource professionals are always looking for ways to ensure that employees are contributing to organizational success and that the right people are in the right roles doing the right things. To facilitate this, they are continually evaluating potential additions to their rewards toolkits in an overall effort to implement total compensation programs that adapt to rapidly changing business and workforce scenarios. When used effectively, each reward—whether a benefit program, a compensation plan, or other means of recognizing employee contribution—supports the achievement of an employer’s business objective in some way and ensures that ...