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Secrets From a PayScale Insider: How to Get the Most Out of #Compference17

Topics: Comp Strategy

You have your flight booked, your hotel reserved and your #Compference17 registration all ready to go. You might even know which Austin gems you’re going to visit in your off hours. But the question remains: Which sessions are on your must-see list?

I’ve been to every Compference since the beginning, and it’s inspiring, high-energy and fun. Yet you can miss a lot of great stuff if you haven’t figured out at least a few of your must-see sessions ahead of time. To get you started on the right foot, here are my top recommendations:

“Designing an Incentive Plan That Moves the Needle”

Begin your first day of Compference (Tuesday, October 3rd) by learning the secrets of creating the right incentive plan. During Designing an Incentive Plan That Moves the Needle,” Brooke Birdsong, Director of Total Rewards at Associa, will share different incentive plan designs, as well as how to start building one that’s unique to your organization. Don’t miss a single minute — the session starts at 10:30 am.

“Lessons Learned: How Futaba Does Increases to Benefit Managers and Employees”

Hearing that PayScale’s Team will streamline your increase cycle is intriguing, but seeing it in practice? It speaks volumes. On Tuesday, October 3rd at 2:20 pm, discover how Futaba Corporation of America implemented Team to transform their increase cycle from a “spreadsheet nightmare” to a transparent, time-saving, trust-increasing process. Led by Julie Mathis, Human Resources Manager at Futaba, Lessons Learned: How Futaba Does Increases to Benefit Managers and Employees is a must-attend for anyone still struggling with painful, Excel-driven cycle increases.

“Product Bazaar”

Be the first to know! Join us at the Product Bazaaron Wednesday, October 4th at 10:15 am, to get a sneak peek of coming attractions (and play with new features!). This is a rare opportunity to see what’s in development; plus, PayScale product experts will be on hand to answer all your questions.

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“Innovation in PayScale Data”

Data is the key to conquering the modern marketplace, but not just any kind of data will do. On Wednesday, October 4th at 10:55 am, find out why PayScale data is so different — and how it can transform your compensation strategy. During Innovation in PayScale Data,” Heather Taylor, our Lead Data Analyst, will also share the details of our new data offering (a top-secret invention that lightens your workload by uniting data science and innovation), as well as our newest product: PayScale CrowdCut.

Have a great time at Compference this year!

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