employee rewards Articles


Retailers Need to Build Workforce Agility to Reshape For the Future

Originally published in The Retailer magazine, we discuss how agile workforce strategies, including virtual working, flexibility and aligned benefits, can help retailers succeed in the post-pandemic world. 

Published: November 2020
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Rewards Solutions Spotlight: Wie Markus Enzner, Executive Director Total Rewards bei Johnson Controls, die digitale Zukunft von HR sieht

Ian Karcher, Associate Partner im Bereich Rewards Solutions bei Aon, sprach kürzlich mit Markus Enzner, Executive Director Total Rewards bei Johnson Controls darüber, wie die Digitalisierung Human Resources in einer der weltweiter Markt- und Technologieführer und Anbieter ganzheitlicher und intelligenter Gebäudelösungen beeinflusst. 

Published: November 2020
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How the Rewards Function is Being Shaped by Technology

In the third and final article of our European Leaders in Rewards series, we discuss whether rewards functions are benefitting from the digital revolution to the same extent as other business areas.

Published: November 2020
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The Spotlight: Accelerating Change Through a Positive Outlook

Before COVID-19, the term “future of work” was often viewed as nebulous and intangible. The pandemic has changed everything, and when it comes to human capital, it’s the biggest catalyst to workforce change. Yet, businesses are struggling to juggle priorities. While plans for returning to the workplace and adjusting compensation are top concerns for many organizations, there is much more firms should be addressing. This Q&A discusses various aspects of the future of work in an increasingly complex world.

Published: November 2020
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Understanding Discretion on Equity Plans to Avoid Future Problems

Too much discretion or exercise of upward discretion can lead to liability treatment for equity plans. This article discusses potential ramifications and ways to avoid them.

Published: November 2020
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Personalising Rewards to Deliver Employee Engagement: An Impossible Dream?

In the second article of our "European Leaders in Rewards" series, we discuss the benefits and risks of rewards segmentation and its potential impact on employee engagement.

Published: October 2020
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European Life Sciences Firms Address Pay Implications of Cross-Border Talent

With a more remote workforce, European life sciences firms are seeing an increase in talent moving within countries. As such, organisations face pay-related questions, including analysing cost of living, market pay, tax and accounting-related laws in local jurisdictions.

Published: October 2020
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Vergütungsmodell in agilen Organisationen

Der größte Wettbewerbsvorteil, den ein Unternehmen gegenüber seinen Konkurrenten hat, sind seine Mitarbeiter. Dies ist ein Aspekt, der von niemanden kopiert werden kann. Im Jahr 2020 ist die HR-Welt mit modernen Instrumenten wie der KI gesegnet worden, die die HR-Belegschaft immens verändert hat.

Published: October 2020
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Retail Sector Wages Are Rising Due to Higher Employee Turnover and e-Commerce Demand

With employee turnover rising among retailers, businesses must closely benchmark pay as they look to replace workers and, in some cases, ramp up hiring plans.

Published: October 2020
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Five Ways Data & Technology Can Help Manage Employee Rewards for a Changed Workforce

In the face of the challenges and disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses have opportunities to revamp their HR strategies to meet short- and long-term needs. Here are five useful tips for navigating and embracing change to secure a positive future.

Published: October 2020
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Analytical Job Evaluation: Value-Adding Business Process or Bureaucratic Relic?

In the first article of our “European Leaders in Rewards” series, we examine the pros and cons of job evaluation and how firms should adjust methods to reflect the evolving business world.

Published: October 2020
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Location-Based Pay Heats Up as Workforces Remain Remote

As companies develop a comprehensive approach to managing their talent remotely, they need to examine many areas, including adjusting rewards for location, redefining the employee value proposition and delivering on inclusion and diversity through different hiring opportunities.

Published: October 2020
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Key Compensation Issues for Banks in a Turbulent Market

This article, first appearing in Bank Director, highlights the impact of COVID-19 on executive compensation decisions for banks and how incentive plans will need to be adjusted.

Published: October 2020
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Client Spotlight: How Bosch is Approaching COVID-19 Recovery in China

To explore how recovery efforts are shaping up in China, Judy Zhang, Partner and Head of China’s Rewards Solutions practice at Aon, recently spoke with Rosa Lee, Executive Vice President at Bosch (China) Investment Ltd. The following is an edited transcript of their conversation.

Published: October 2020
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Addressing Location Strategy in Europe With a Rising Virtual Workforce

As remote work becomes the new reality, companies across Europe are assessing geographic pay differentials and the impact of location strategy on total rewards.

Published: September 2020
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Aon’s 2020 Mid-Year Salary Increase Report for China Shows Lower Wage Growth Across Most Industries

While nearly all industries are reporting lower salary increases for 2020 compared to last year, some industries are showing signs of recovery. We explain how different industries have been impacted and what they need to consider as they plan for 2021. 

Published: September 2020
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Rewards Solutions Spotlight: Wie sieht MULTIVAC die digitale Zukunft von HR?

Ian Karcher, Associate Partner im Bereich Rewards Solutions bei Aon, sprach kürzlich mit Lulzim Gojani, Executive VP HR bei Multivac darüber, wie die Digitalisierung Human Resources in einer der führenden Firmen der Verpackungsindustrie verändert.

Published: September 2020
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A Year Unlike Any Other for the European Banking Industry

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are bringing about new compensation challenges for banks in Europe, further highlighting the importance of data to make informed decisions.

Published: September 2020
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How to Effectively Tackle the Most Unusual Compensation Cycle Ever

With immense economic challenges in today’s environment, here are three key steps to guide your year-end compensation plans, while preparing for continued uncertainty ahead.

Published: August 2020
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Performance Rating Systems in the Middle East: To Remove or Not to Remove

Is the removal of performance rating systems for financial services firms in the GCC a feasible solution? This article discusses resulting challenges and factors to consider.

Published: August 2020
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Rewards Solutions Spotlight: How Technology is Changing HR at Johnson & Johnson

Ian Karcher, associate partner in the Rewards Solutions practice at Aon, recently spoke with Thorsten Eger, head of HR in Switzerland at Johnson & Johnson, about how technology is transforming human resources at the pharmaceutical giant. The following is an edited transcript of their conversation.

Published: August 2020
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Business Conditions in China Show Signs of Recovery, but Job Opportunities Remain Limited

Companies in China are showing an improved outlook for growth in the second quarter of the year compared to the first quarter, as the COVID-19 pandemic became more contained. However, employee turnover and college recruitment remain much lower.

Published: August 2020
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Rewards Solutions Spotlight: Challenges and Solutions for a Virtual Workforce

For many industries, the trend toward going virtual has greatly accelerated as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing firms to reevaluate the future of work — from having more diverse talent pools to addressing geographic pay differentials and increased competition. This Q&A offers insights and advice for successfully managing remote employees, while also exploring its direct impact on hiring decisions, diversity and pay.

Published: August 2020
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As European Technology Firms Consider a More Virtual Workforce, They Must Decide How Location Factors Into Pay

Remote working will permanently transform the workforce culture. In the short term, however, rewards professionals need to consider changes to compensation plan design, including whether, when and how to implement geographic differentials to wages.

Published: August 2020
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Identifying Operational Risk at Financial Services Firms: Common Blind Spots and Cost-Effective Remedies

A holistic effort to assess and address commonly overlooked risk areas can help your firm reduce operational risks, save time and money, as well as focus on key areas for positive business impact and market perception.

Published: August 2020
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Pandemic Salary Cuts are Being Restored – But Not for Every Company

Some companies, seeing a slightly improved business outlook, are lifting temporary pay reductions for senior leaders and broad-based employees. Here are the latest actions businesses have taken and what to consider when determining the right time to restore pay.

Published: July 2020
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Egalité salariale – comprendre les enjeux pour réussir

La loi du 5 septembre 2018 « pour la liberté de choisir son avenir professionnel » et son décret d’application du 8 janvier 2019 ont fixé de nouvelles exigences en matière d’égalité salariale entre les femmes et les hommes. Pour réussir votre politique d'égalité salariale entre les femmes et les hommes, certains facteurs doivent être pris en compte.

Published: July 2020
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Back to the Basics: Sustaining Organizations in Asia in the New Normal

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, firms in Asia were adapting their workforce strategies to ensure a better position for the future of work. However, disruption from the crisis has caused many organizations to go back to the drawing board and reset their strategies.

Published: July 2020
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In a Post COVID-19 World, Human Capital Is at the Forefront for Financial Services Firms

Originally published in Bank Director, this article dives into the business challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic slowdown, and highlights key lessons and tips to consider.

Published: July 2020
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For Companies in Malaysia, a Virtual Workforce is Prompting New Leadership Models and Ways of Measuring Productivity

During a recent webcast in Malaysia with Propay Partners, our experts discussed how business leaders are rethinking workforce models in the wake of a more virtual workforce.

Published: July 2020
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