Why not open the compensation hood, poke around and make some changes?

Tune-up can help restore alignment of pay programs, ensure firms stay out of trouble
By Claudine Kapel and Barbara Schaaf
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/15/2010

Economic turbulence can take its toll on an organization in many ways — including leaving compensation programs and practices in a state of disarray.

That’s because cost-cutting measures can have a significant impact on jobs and job content, as well as on how compensation programs are maintained and administered. This can lead to disconnects in how jobs are compensated.

An effective compensation tune-up, however, can help identify and correct pay issues before they become corrosive.