Total Rewards Strategy

How HR can create a winning total rewards strategy

Employee Preferences Complicate the Delivery of Total Rewards

A fluid business environment and changing employee preferences for diverse rewards portfolios complicate the successful management and delivery of total rewards. Total rewards strategy is shifting to focus on the human being rather than just the employee. HR leaders have an opportunity to accommodate employee preferences and drive higher levels of performance.

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    Total Rewards Leaders Must Tackle the New Environment

    By making rewards supportive of and responsive to employee needs and preferences, organizations can engage talent and drive performance in an uncertain and rapidly evolving business environment.

    Total rewards, changing business and workforce priorities.

    Insights you can use

    Gartner's total rewards insights, advice and data help HR to provide a diverse reward portfolio that will attract and retain critical talent segments.

    Support Well-Being in 2021 and Beyond

    By offering a comprehensive well-being program, discretionary employee effort can be increased by 21%. HR leaders must provide comprehensive support, and by implementing the new well-being mandate, organizations will see an increase in employee effort.

    Build a Strategic Total Rewards Operating Model

    Ninety percent of total rewards leaders do not feel they have the structure and skills to support the organization through the rapid changes organizations are experiencing. Leaders must restructure the total rewards operating model to drive success across the organization.

    Designing an Optimal Salary Structure

    Total rewards leaders are finding it increasingly difficult to determine the salary structure that best serves their priorities. Gartner research outlines how to better inform decisions and identify the salary structure that is a best fit for your organization.

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