Compensation Matters! Designing an Effective Strategy
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Develop a base pay structure that ensures market competitiveness, internal pay equity, cost-effectiveness and legal compliance.

When: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
From 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Where: NCHRA Training Center
233 Sansome Street, Suite 508
San Francisco, California  94104
United States
Contact: 415-291-1992

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Workshop Details

Qualifies for 3 General Recertification Credits
Registration: NCHRA Members $130 / General $165



Every employer needs a compensation strategy. Whether hiring new staff, making salary adjustments or offering financial performance incentives, these important decisions have a direct impact on the budget and culture of an organization. In other words – compensation matters!

Develop a base pay structure that ensures market competitiveness, internal pay equity, cost-effectiveness and legal compliance. In addition, you’ll get a practical, step-by-step introduction to compensation strategy, pay-for-performance plan design, and plan implementation to apply in your own organization.
You’ll leave the workshop able to:

• Design a salary structure
• Evaluate and classify jobs
• Administer equitable and competitive salaries consistent with your organization’s pay philosophy
• Guide your organization in designing an effective pay-for-performance approach


About the Presenter

Shari Dunn, Managing Director, CompAnalysis, is a past president of NCHRA and has held management and professional positions with McKinsey & Co., Deloitte & Touche, Castle & Cooke, Fibreboard Corporation, Bank of America and Boise Cascade. She functioned as both consultant and manager in the areas of salary administration, executive compensation and sales/incentive compensation prior to establishing her own consulting firm, CompAnalysis, in 1980., Recently acquired by the Arthur J. Gallagher Company, CompAnalysis has a staff of 10 and specializes in helping employers develop effective approaches to paying employees equitably, competitively, cost-effectively, legally and in a way that motivates performance improvement.


Cancellations received less than seven calendar days from the program date are not refundable. If cancellation within seven days of the program is unavoidable, a credit for a future event will be granted, minus a $75 administration fee ($15 for regional meetings). Credits must be used within one year of issue. A substitute attendee is allowed at the applicable NCHRA member/non-member rate in lieu of credit. Separate cancellation policies apply for the HR West Conference and Certification Preparation Courses.