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The main bridge between HR and Finance is C&B

All organizations in modern business world are trying to bring Human Resources and Finance closer as a main result of cost efficiency or profit maximization. As HR costs rise day by day and the war for talent is pushing really hard on organizations to reduce such costs; both departments’ professional are forced to work together …

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Split Pay Dilemma

First I have a question: What comes first?¬†Business, right? …and I answer: Yes, 99%¬†it is. Split pay is a method a business may use to pay its employees who are on international assignments. Split pay is generally used in Global Mobility, where you can protect the employee from the effects of “being mobile” especially between …

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Expectations vs. Reality: Rewards and Recognition

Being a Total Rewards Specialist is not easy. I’m going to admit that. The day I became a Compensation & Benefits professional, my manager tried to manage my expectations from the role I took with one sentence: “From this day on, you’re going to be the second most hated guy in this company; guess what? …

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Why are Salary Structures in Middle East Differentiated by the Nationality?

The first thing I heard when I came to Dubai was that some organizations have multiple salary structures. I was amazed by this! I thought that “Whoa, they are really advanced in segregating job groups or different business lines for the respective market!” That was not the case. The segregation was according to your origin, …

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5 Tips for C&B Professionals to be successful in Middle East

First of all, it’s a great pleasure to start sharing my thoughts with this great community of LinkedIn. This will be my first post after all so I count on you to bear with me. As a C&B Specialist in Middle East and after working almost two years in this region, I wanted to summarize …

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