Much of your work as a compensation and benefits professional involves putting out fires and dealing with day-to-day tasks. Someone suddenly gets sick and needs help navigating your health insurance plan. New employees arrive and have to be walked through the benefits selection process.
Don’t let the details get you down! Those mundane jobs are critical, but they shouldn’t distract you from keeping an eye on the big picture.
Start the new year by resolving to think strategically. You’ll find that your role has greater organizational impact. You’ll have a better idea where your function—and your career—is going. And you may even find you’re in better shape than ever to handle your everyday responsibilities.
Use this planning guide as a road map for the year to come. Make it a point to do all of the following in 2011.
Connect with decision-makers
Start the year right by meeting with all your organization’s operational decision...(register to read more)