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The Off-cycle Planning Guide: What You Need to do Between Merit Cycles


You’ve finished your most recent merit cycle. Phew. But, there’s still work to do to make sure that your team is fully set up for success. In today’s rapidly evolving market, thinking about compensation one time per year isn’t going to cut it. But what’s most important to focus on between cycles? In this webinar, we’ll share an off-cycle planning guide that will give detailed advice on how to tackle all those compensation to-dos the need to happen between your merit cycle. From analyzing cycle results, to communicating compensation, to managing off-cycle comp changes — there’s a lot to get right.

What you'll learn:

  • The most important to-do’s that all People Leaders must do between merit cycles
  • What analyses you MUST do before and after your cycle (including budgeting, DEI pay gap analyses, and legally required transparency reporting)
  • How to approach off-cycle compensation changes and exceptions
  • How to make sure your next annual/bi-annual merit cycle is a breeze

Other helpful resources:


Anya Palisch
Head of Implementation and Success, Pave
Katie Rovelstad
Operations Lead, Pave
Kathryn Gombos
Founder and Consultant, Gombos Group
Andrew Lopez
Strategic People Partner, Afresh

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