4 signs your pay program is in trouble (Guest Commentary)

Lack of ground rules can make programs costly or ineffective
By Claudine Kapel
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/11/2013

Typically, your car will give you an advance warning that something is amiss before its engine starts to smoke.

While compensation programs don’t come with the same helpful dashboard warning lights, there are some key indicators you can monitor to identify issues before they morph into serious problems. While your program designs may be essentially sound, they can still be fractured by inconsistent or inappropriate pay decisions that unfold day-to-day.

Here are four signs your pay programs may be in trouble.