Ten cs for effective communication annual compensation reviews
Ten C’s for Communicating ACRs
A clear strategy on
about salary hikes
is a never ending
there are effective
tips evolved over the years. Mangers
must recognize their role and the value
that they add when communicatingannual
compensation packages to employees.
Schedule a private meeting with the
employee to discuss/inform their pay. Never
mention about others salary during these
You will have to providethe context for the
employee’s pay raise. For example, our
company’s philosophy is to award pay
increases based on merit and contribution.
Inform the employee why they are receiving
a pay increase. Be as specific as you can
be about the contributions they made during
Intimate the employee what their new
annual salary is using the guidelines
provided to you.
Take the effort to express faith that the
employee will continue to contribute and
that you will value all of their future
Thank the employee for their work and
commitment to our company.
Listen to the genuine issues raised by the
employees Inform them that the request will
be taken up as appropriate.
Take notes of the key learning’s during
these discussions. These are valuable tips
that can be reused in the coming years.
It is your primary responsibility to close the
feedback loop with the concerned