Events

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Upcoming events

    • March 02, 2020
    • March 03, 2020
    • 2 sessions
    • TBD



    International Remuneration - An Overview of Global Rewards

    Understanding how to develop and optimize the design of total rewards programs within global organizations is a sought after skill for the human resources professional. This course will provide you with an overview of total rewards and its role within the overall global management of human resources. You will not only learn about international rewards management, but you will also gain insights into global human resources strategy. Key topic areas covered include:   

    • Why companies globalize and its impact on HR.
    • How to develop effective compensation, benefits and work-life strategies within complex multi-national companies.
    • Identifying general benefits in different regions of the world that may serve as a starting point for developing global benefits strategy.
    • Exploring work-life effectiveness, recognition, performance management and talent development and its effect on attraction, motivation and retention throughout the world.
    • Learning approaches and issues with managing international assignments.
    • Internal and external influences along with considerations that affect the design and delivery of global rewards.
    • Key factors related to successful cross-border mergers and acquisitions.

     

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    • May 04, 2020
    • May 05, 2020
    • 2 sessions
    • TBD



    WorldatWork Class: C12 Variable Pay - Improving Performance with Variable Pay


    Master Variable Pay Plans that Support Your Organization’s Business Objectives

    Variable pay compensation can improve employee motivation and performance along with positively impacting your organization’s goals for profitability and productivity. This course will teach you the fundamentals of variable pay with a focus on compensation strategy. 

    In this course you will cover: 

    • Identifying common business strategies and objectives for achieving them.
    • Aligning variable pay programs with business strategy.
    • The three categories of variable pay.
    • Examining internal and external factors affecting variable pay plans.
    • The activities for designing variable pay compensation strategy, including funding and distributing plan earnings.
    • How to implement, communicate and evaluate the success of variable pay compensation and benefits plans. 

    This course is ideal for the human resources professional responsible for designing, assessing and maintaining variable pay plans.


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    • July 13, 2020
    • July 14, 2020
    • 2 sessions
    • TBD



    Strategic Communication in Total Rewards

    Make Sure Employees 'Get It'

    This course provides an introduction to strategic communication, focusing on total rewards communication. It begins by establishing the purpose and value of strategic communication along with discussing how behaviors can be influenced by communications. In addition, an eight-step process is detailed providing guidance for creating an effective and efficient communication campaign. Case studies provide participants an opportunity to apply the eight-step process. Furthermore, specific communications related to each of the total rewards elements are highlighted, as are suggestions for communicating special situations, such as a merger or an acquisition.

    • Learn the rationale for strategically planning a communication campaign.
    • Discuss the characteristics of effective communication.
    • Obtain an understanding of the eight steps of the communication process.
    • Identify the appropriate communication channel to deliver the message.
    • Review specific total rewards communications considerations and special situations.
    • Find out how to effectively and efficiently manage your communication campaign.

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    • September 07, 2020
    • September 08, 2020
    • 2 sessions
    • TBD



    Job Analysis, Documentation and Evaluation

    Gain Human Resource Job Analysis Skills to Attract and Retain Employees

    The right methods of job analysis, documentation and evaluation will help you attract and retain the talent your organization needs to meet its business goals. In this course, you will review the importance of conducting job analysis in human resources management and discover processes and methods of job analysis to put into practice in your role as an HR professional. 

    In this comprehensive HR job analysis course, you will: 

    • Review standard practice theory of HR job analysis, documentation and evaluation.
    • Discuss current trends in compensation and job analysis.
    • Learn methods of job evaluation including quantitative and market-based approaches.
    • Gain skills to strategically approach job analysis planning and implementation. 

    This course is for the HR professional with experience in job analysis. However, it is also designed to be accessible to those who seek to broaden their total rewards perspective and gain expertise in the area of HR job analysis.

     

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    • November 02, 2020
    • November 03, 2020
    • 2 sessions
    • TBD



    Market Pricing:  Conducting a Competitive Pay Analysis

    Learn to Conduct an Effective Compensation Analysis Methodology to Determine a Job’s Market Value

    Attracting and retaining your organization’s top talent requires providing competitive wages and salaries. This course will empower you with the skills needed to market price benchmark jobs and slot non-benchmark jobs into a salary structure you create based on your interpretation of your organizations compensation philosophy. You will learn a consistent methodology for conducting a competitive pay analysis and assess whether it will support your human resources hiring and retention goals and your organization’s business strategy.

    Throughout the course, you’ll gain hands-on experience developing your data utilization skills and cover:

    • Common compensation strategies, base pay structure design and the establishment and use of a job-worth hierarchy.
    • Salary survey data sources and usage coupled with a case study to bring the principles to life.
    • The role of market pricing and salary/pay structure as it relates to your organization’s business strategy.
    • How to communicate market pricing to senior management and more broadly within your organization.

    The course is ideal for HR and compensation professionals responsible for salary benchmarking and compensation program development or who have an interest in learning more about this area.


     

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Past events

December 10, 2019 2019 AACA Member Appreciation Holiday Event
November 04, 2019 WorldatWork Class: C2 - Job Analysis, Documentation and Evaluation
October 08, 2019 October Meeting - Rewards to Relationships
September 10, 2019 September Meeting: Compensation 101
September 09, 2019 WorldatWork Class: C12 - Variable Pay - Improving Performance with Variable Pay
August 21, 2019 AACA Annual Forum: The Future of Strategic Compensation
July 15, 2019 WorldatWork Class: C1 - Regulatory Environments for Compensation Programs
June 11, 2019 Retirement Plans and Compensation in a Multigenerational Workforce
May 14, 2019 Digitalizing the Employee Experience
May 06, 2019 WorldatWork Class: C3E - Quantitative Principles in Compensation Management
April 09, 2019 COMMUNICATING TOTAL REWARDS: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND HOW TO AVOID THE UGLY
March 04, 2019 WorldatWork Class: T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
February 12, 2019 Pay Equity: New Pressures, New Strategies
December 11, 2018 2018 AACA Holiday Educational, Social and Community Outreach Event
November 05, 2018 WorldatWork Class: C17 - Market Pricing - Conducting a Competitive Pay Analysis
October 09, 2018 October Meeting: Excel for the Compensation Professional
September 25, 2018 AACA/United Way Community Event
September 10, 2018 WorldatWork Class: T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
August 16, 2018 AACA Annual Forum: The Future of Work is Now!
June 12, 2018 Practical Approach to Survey Data & Happy Hour
June 11, 2018 WorldatWork Class: T4 - Strategic Communication in Total Rewards
May 08, 2018 Incentive Design Best Practices
April 10, 2018 Scott Cawood, WorldatWork President - The Future of Rewards - It’s a Great Time to be a Rewards Professional!
March 12, 2018 WorldatWork Class: C8 - Business Acumen for Compensation Professionals
February 13, 2018 February Meeting - The Comp Professional's Survival Guide for the Future
December 12, 2017 2017 Roaring Twenties Holiday Party and Meeting
November 06, 2017 WorldatWork Class: T1 - Total Rewards Management
October 23, 2017 Rescheduled! WorldatWork Class: C12 - Variable Pay - Improving Performance with Variable Pay
October 10, 2017 Recruiting Top Millennial Talent-- Learn from an Industry Expert.
September 26, 2017 AACA/United Way Community Event
August 08, 2017 AACA Annual Forum: Trends in Talent and the Future of Compensation
June 13, 2017 The Future of Careers in Compensation - Afternoon Happy Hour Meeting
June 12, 2017 WorldatWork Class: C1 - Regulatory Environments for Compensation Programs
May 23, 2017 Members Only May: Mercer Experts 2017 Global Talent Trends
April 11, 2017 Mark Avery, MarketPay's Chief Compensation Officer presents Latest Trends in Jobs
March 13, 2017 WorldatWork Class: T3 - Quantitative Methods
February 14, 2017 February Meeting - Emerging Trends in Performance Management and Compensation
December 13, 2016 2016 Holiday Party and Meeting
November 07, 2016 WorldatWork Class: C8 - Business Acumen for Compensation Professionals
October 11, 2016 October Meeting: Excel Tips and Dashboard Skills
September 22, 2016 North Florida WorldatWork Class: T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
September 12, 2016 WorldatWork Class: C4/GR4 - Base Pay Administration and Pay for Performance
September 08, 2016 FLSA: 90 Days and Counting
August 10, 2016 Georgia ISCEBS - Partner Association - Alston & Bird Compliance Update - Discounted Rate $30
August 09, 2016 August Meeting: AACA Annual Forum
July 21, 2016 AACA Happy Hour Networking for a Cause
June 14, 2016 June Meeting: New Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Regulations and Implications
June 13, 2016 WorldatWork Class: C2/GR3 - Job Analysis, Documentation and Evaluation
April 12, 2016 April Meeting: Information Available to the Compensation Professional
March 14, 2016 WorldatWork Class: T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
February 09, 2016 February Meeting: Hot Topics in Compensation
December 08, 2015 2015 Holiday Party and Meeting
November 09, 2015 WorldatWork Class: C17 - Market Pricing - Conducting a Competitive Pay Analysis
October 13, 2015 October 2015 Meeting
August 24, 2015 WorldatWork Class: T4 - Strategic Communication in Total Rewards
August 11, 2015 August 2015 Forum
June 09, 2015 June 2015 Meeting
May 07, 2015 AACA Happy Hour Networking Event
April 14, 2015 April 2015 Meeting
March 09, 2015 WorldatWork Class: C8 - Business Acumen for Compensation Professionals
February 10, 2015 February 2015 Meeting
December 09, 2014 2014 Holiday Party and Meeting
November 10, 2014 WorldatWork Class: C12 - Variable Pay - Improving Performance with Variable Pay
October 07, 2014 October Meeting (Date Updated)
September 15, 2014 WorldatWork Class: C1 - Regulatory Environments for Compensation Programs
September 09, 2014 Member Appreciation Dinner at Season's 52
August 13, 2014 August Forum
June 10, 2014 June Meeting: Market Compensation Data and It's Role in Today's Pay Programs
June 09, 2014 WorldatWork Exam: T1 - Total Rewards Management
May 19, 2014 WorldatWork Presents Evolve - Total Rewards 2014 Conference & Exhibition
May 15, 2014 Happy Hour and Networking Event
April 08, 2014 April Meeting
March 03, 2014 WorldatWork Exam: T3 - Quantitative Methods
February 18, 2014 February Meeting: Hot Topics in Compensation
December 10, 2013 2013 Holiday Party and Meeting
November 11, 2013 GR7 - International Remuneration: An Overview of Global Rewards
October 08, 2013 Merit Survey Findings and Panel Discussion
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