The Compensation Crusader Blog

Christopher Fusco, CCP, GRP, SPHR

Chris oversees data operations and professional services at He is a former practitioner in global compensation and is a CCP, GRP and SPHR.

Recent Posts

When It Comes to Salary Budgets, What’s the Right Number for You in 2017?

Posted by Christopher Fusco, CCP, GRP, SPHR on Nov 23, 2016 11:21:05 AM

It’s November, and along with setting aside time to be spent with family and friends over the holidays, it’s also time to look toward the New Year. For many of us, that means establishing resolutions and setting goals that we hope to accomplish in 2017. For companies eager to maintain a competitive position within their respective industries, planning for 2017 likely includes establishing a solid salary budget for the upcoming compensation cycle. After all, ensuring that compensation is allocated strategically can have a tremendous effect on your ability to attract top talent and retain high performers.

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Topics: compensation, Salary Budgets

Connecting Compensation, Communication and Employee Engagement

Posted by Christopher Fusco, CCP, GRP, SPHR on Sep 15, 2016 11:28:53 AM

As the workforce evolves, the world of HR continues to evolve along with it. New challenges, like the emergence of workforce diversity, devices that enable mobile work, and fair pay legislation are affecting companies of all sizes and industries. These challenges have made it more difficult than ever to engage and retain top performers.

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Topics: market pricing, employee engagement, compensation

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