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Why Have a Pay Strategy?

For organizations that want to attract, motivate and retain good employees, designing a strategic approach to pay is a critical component. Using a simple statement to communicate your pay strategy clearly is an important step to establish ground rules.

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CompDoctor Article, February 2017 Edition

In this CompDoctor article, Jim Fox and Bruce Lawson answer the following question about defining minimum qualifications in job descriptions: As requested by HR, I recently filled out a position questionnaire for my job that asked me to state my thoughts regarding the necessary qualifications to do my job. Although I indicated that a college degree (which I worked hard to obtain myself) is necessary, the updated job description that was eventually posted indicated that only a high school diploma is the minimum qualification. Why is the job description for my job dumbed down in terms of required education.

Market Conditions 2017 - Commercial Crime

Commercial Crime insurance renewal premiums were “stable” (+/- a few percentage points) in the first three quarters of 2016. Internal distractions within two of our top-ten fidelity insurers (the Ace/Chubb merger and AIG’s fidelity restructuring) diminished the level of competition in 2016, and we expect this to continue into 2017.

Market Conditions 2017 - Employment Practices Liability

With a relatively static – albeit heightened – claims environment and a corresponding pipeline of open claims, many insurers are seeking rate increases for Employment Practices Liability (EPL) insurance coverage. However, newer entrants into the market over the past three to five years have led to a stable market.

Market Conditions 2017 - FI Broker-Dealer

Consolidation of independent broker-dealer firms and preparation for the “Fiduciary Rule” are two pressing issues impacting the retail investment industry. Last year, the retail investment industry experienced major change.