Birches Group staff will be attending and exhibiting at the InsideNGO Annual Meeting from July 19-21, 2017. Stop by our booth, and register for a free consultation.
Despite strong GDP growth, Guyana is experiencing high levels of labor migration as Guyanese seek better opportunities elsewhere in the Caribbean. This article looks at regional pay differences and other factors influencing the Guyana labor market.
Results of the Birches Group "Survey of Special Measures in Venezuela" are now available. Multiple annual pay increases, and annual increases approaching 200% or more are expected there.
Managing compensation in Venezuela? Participate in our "Special Measures" survey to learn how employers manage the challenges there.
The Nigerian Naira dropped almost 60% in value versus the US dollar in 2016. Should employers take special actions to increase salaries as a result? We think a market-based, cost-of-labor approach is still warranted.
Performance management is a mess. Critics suggest we should just throw in the towel and cut our losses. But the demise of performance appraisals is premature. A new approach is needed based on jobs, not objectives.
The recent devaluation of the Egyptian Pound of nearly 75% against the U.S. Dollar has employees clamoring for pay increases. Employers react cautiously, using a carefully defined, policy-driven approach.
Here's an overview of the latest trends in Latin America and the Caribbean, and a more in-depth look at some of the specific challenges employers are facing in Brazil right now.