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Solving the Compensation Puzzle
Solving the Compensation Puzzle

Solving the Compensation Puzzle

Putting Together a Complete Pay and Performance System


150 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: EPUB, Mobipocket, PDF

PDF, $33.95 (US $33.95) (CA $33.95)

Publication Date: April 2008

ISBN 9781586441708

Rights: WOR

Society For Human Resource Mgt (Apr 2008)
Society For Human Resource Management


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Whether creating a new system or filling in the gaps in an established business, this resource acts as a practical tool for dealing with compensation in the workplace. Linking pay and performance, this guidebook demonstrates how to improve a salary administration program and includes facts sheets, templates, and sample forms that can be customized to meet each organization's unique requirements.


"A fun read!" —Karen G. Collins, compensation and benefits manager, Rain Bird Corporation

"Sharon is very skilled and competent in the world of compensation. I loved the awareness creating pieces." —Pamela C. Bezona, president, Performance eSource

"In all my 40+ years in HR, I've never seen a more compressed, no nonsense book on compensation! Practical how-to tips, easy to follow steps and the forms you'll need are included on the CD." —Michael R. Losey, SPHR, president,

"Ms. Koss' vast HR knowledge and depth of real world experience that possesses is evident in this book." —Betsy Kipper, PHR, HR technology senior manager, Boeing Company

"For every HR generalist who needs to understand the nuts-and-bolts of compensation plan design and implementation, this book is a must-read." —Gary B. Kushner, SPHR, SBP, president and CEO, Kushner & Co.

"Sharon is the Bill Gates of compensation . . . no one knows compensation better than she does! The real feat is that she has managed to develop a resource for business that takes a complicated subject like compensation and makes it easy to understand. The forms included are a godsend!" —Jeff Jones, director, human resources, Memorial System

Author Biography

Sharon K. Koss, SPHR, CCP is the president of Koss Management Consulting and a member of the Society for Human Resource Management. She lives in Seattle.