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Announcing Compensation Conference - 5/14

Friday, April 03, 2015   (0 Comments)
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Don't put all your eggs in one basket!

Today's turbulent economic climate and a volatile talent market mean employers can nolonger afford to use out-of-date practices when it comes to meeting the aggressivedemands for business growth. Modernize yourcompensation strategy with the latest techniques, and discover lasting principles for providing effectivecompensation.



Thursday, May 14


Hyatt Regency, San Francisco

NCHRA Members $340/ General $425 - Bring a colleague for 50% off!

Qualifies for 6 SHRM Professional Development Credits / HRCI Recertification Credits












8:00-8:30am: Registration & Opening Remarks


8:30-9:30am:Modern Compensation: Trends and Next Practices

Tim Driessen, Principal, Mercer

As the economy rebounds, the ability to recruit, motivate, retain, and develop high-performance talent is back at the top of HR's list. Too bad the large compensation budgets from years past are no longer available. How can you compete effectively without breaking the bank? Take a close look at data, trends and market 'next' practices around compensation planning for 2015, and discover how to use compensation data to determine where to spend your budget.


9:45-11:00am: Executive Compensation Strategies

Frank Glassner, CEO, Veritas

When it comes to effective executive compensation programs, achieving and demonstrating pay for performance alignment is critical. But executive compensation is now much more complicated and new issues are constantly confronting human resource professionals and members of compensation committees. Find out how to balance external expectations of good governance, investor perspectives, and alignment with sound long-term business strategy.


11:15am-12:30pm: Re-Designing Your Sales Comp Program

Chad Albrecht, Principal, ZS Associates

Re-think your sales compensation program to address vexing issues that have arisen over the last several years. You'll design a framework for approaching important trends in your organization and learn how to benchmark your plan against other pay-for-performance benchmarks. Specifically you'll be able to: explain California's law surrounding sales compensation plan signoffs; properly classify inside sales jobs (exempt or non-exempt?); determine whether to globalize your sales incentives; and find out about paying on margins.


12:30-1:45pm - Networking Lunch


1:45-3:00pm: Pay Design & Transparency to Retain Talent

Dan Weber, SPHR-CA, SHRM-SCP, Associate Director, Radford Analytics

Session Description Coming Soon.


3:15-4:30pm: The Legal Side of Compensation Management

Alessandra K. Murata, Counsel, Executive Compensation and Benefits, Skadden

Join well-respected law firm Skadden to examinespecific sections of the IRS code that relate to compensation. You'll dive deep intoissues such as deductions for business expenses, golden parachutes and equity awards, and develop a plan for complying with these important regulations.




Join or Renew NCHRA & SAVE!


NCHRA is turning 55! To celebrate, members of the community will receive and amazing gift - three $55 Rewards to use toward NCHRA programs.* That's $165 in rewards...nearly the entire dues investment back. It's like getting a membership for $2! Use one on Compensation Conference!


*Offer good through 9/15/15. Rewards can be used for any program type except socials. One certificate per registration. Cannot be combined with other offers. Rewards expire 12/31/16.per customer, etc.

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