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    Date: October 5, 2023, 8:30am
    Megan Hollywood
    Zoom Meeting - Participants will receive link prior to the meeting
    Free for Members; $10 for non-members which will be applied to those that choose to join Dulles SHRM as a member
    Event Type:
    Discussion Group Meeting
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    Discussion Group 

    2023 COMPENSATION MARKET TRENDS - A RENEWED FOCUS ON STRATEGY AND DESIGN.  This session will focus on the below areas:

    Economic update – inflation and unemployment
    Renewed focus on strategy and design
    Comp philosophy and strategy
    •Elements of pay (base, annual, long-term)
    Comp planning
    •Inflation vs. salary increase
    •2024 increases
    •Pay compression
    Remote workers
    •Geo wage diff and pay philosophy/strategy
    •Pay for remote vs. hybrid vs. in-office
    Pay transparency
    •Communicating with employees
    •Job postings and regulations
    •Strengthening pay for performance
    •Evaluating metrics and targets


    Registration:  (Please register for this session via this link below)  

    Credit: SHRM certificate of attendance (HRCI Credits TBD)

    Discussion Hosted By:

    Megan Hollywood – Human Resources Director at Research Innovations Inc.

    Contact Information – | 732-742-3476 cell

    Bryan Clickener – Producer at Arkin Youngentob a Division of Risk Strategies

    Contact Information – ǀ 571-918-1917 cell


    USI Compensation - Brad Smith - Vice President and Senior Compensation Consultant

    Contact Information: | Office - 567.803.445

    Date and Time:

    • 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 am (Discussion with Dulles SHRM Chair, Presenter and Attendees)

    Meeting Location:

    Zoom Meeting - Participants will receive link prior to the meeting



    Brad Smith is a Senior Consultant and works to assist clients in enhancing financial performance and/or attracting and retaining human capital. Brad's work includes researching and analyzing compensation data, conducting competitive market analysis, and designing incentive plans. Brad is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Prior to joining USI in 2014, Brad worked in public accounting and was the COO for a small real estate business in Columbus, Ohio. He received his Bachelor of Arts & Science from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio.


    Please join us for this lively discussion. You are welcome to extend an invitation to interested colleagues.  No fee is charged for attending.  However, registration is required on-line, at least 24 hours in advance, via the Dulles SHRM web site ( -- Chapter Discussion Groups. If you have questions, contact Megan Hollywood at 732-742-3476. Participation may be limited to the first 50 people who sign up.