Top 10 Mistakes Made with Incentive Plans – by Susan Malanowski

Too many measures “Less is more” when determining the criteria or metrics to use in the plan. Plans with 3 to 5 measures can provide balance and focus. Too many measures dilute a participant’s attention and motivation. Metrics with a weight less than 10% of the total...

New England Companies Paying More for Talent in 2017

According to a recent study by Wilson Group, Concord, MA, and Bose Corporation, New England companies are expecting modest growth in their business. Sixty-two percent (62%) of companies recently surveyed expected growth exceeding 4% in 2017; this compares to only 44%...

Long-term Incentives for Private Companies: Do you need them?

Long-term incentives (LTI), including stock options, restricted stock, have long been a key element of total compensation plans in public companies. The principle difference between LTI plans in public versus private companies is that the funding for these long term...