Making the Connection: How to Successfully Align Performance Management with Total Cash Compensation

2020 Annual Conference & Exposition
Effectively linking pay and performance is a must, but it’s rarely done well.

Effectively evaluating and rewarding employee performance is the cornerstone of everything that HR professionals and managers are expected to accomplish. However, many organizations are just not doing it right! The primary reasons are twofold: 1) lack of consistency in management thought and application throughout the organization, and 2) a disconnect between employee performance assessment and compensation rewards. In his interactive and entertaining session, John Rubino offers practical tools, tips and techniques that specifically address these two critical concerns, with an emphasis on how to implement the most effective mix of base and variable pay components. Also, using proven examples, John shows how to design a strategic employee evaluation methodology that really works. After all, embedding this crucial performance management and total cash compensation alignment within an organization is what every HR professional needs to accomplish to make the connection!

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the critical importance of successfully aligning performance management with total compensation, and the ramifications of not effectively accomplishing this important task.
  • Learn the two primary reasons why this crucial alignment is not achieved in many organizations, as well as practical tools, tips and techniques that specifically address and answer these concerns.
  • Learn how to design and implement the most effective mix of base and variable pay components to achieve optimal motivational value.
  • Learn how to design and implement a strategic employee performance assessment and reward methodology that successfully aligns performance management with total compensation --- through the use of pragmatic, real-world examples proven to make the connection!
Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 7:30am to 8:45am

John A. Rubino, CCP, CBP, GRP, WLCP

John A.

John A. Rubino, SHRM-SCP, CCP, CBP, GRP, WLCP, is founder and president of Rubino Consulting Services, a global human resources consulting company based in Pound Ridge, New York. His areas of expertise cover all areas of Human Resources program design. An internationally-acclaimed speaker for SHRM and WorldatWork, John is the author of numerous human resources articles, and is frequently quoted in professional publications. He holds BA and MBA degrees, as well as a lifetime Achievement Award from WorldatWork. John works with a wide variety of organizations and his consulting practice takes him all around the world; in fact, he has visited more than one hundred countries!

Follow John on Twitter @johnarubino.

Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
HR Expertise
Relationship Management
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