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Market Pricing Basics

5/21/14 2:00 pm to 5/21/14 3:00 pm EDT
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As the economy rebounds, your top performers will be faced with new opportunities and your top candidates will have many offers. Reliable data on pay levels is foundational to your ability to attract and retain talent. Are you effectively pricing key positions in your organization? To ensure competitive pay levels, it is important to market price properly.

Join us as IBM’s Kim Taylor, director of compensation, discusses the fundamentals of building and using market data effectively. Topics covered in this session include:

  • An introduction to market pricing.
  • The 10 steps to successful market pricing.
  • Determining fair pay.
  • Why we need to use surveys.
  • Effective job matching.


     Kim Taylor, CCP, GRP - Director of CompensationIBM

As director of compensation at IBM, Kimberly Taylor is a principal researcher of market compensation data and trends. She is responsible for managing client relationships and contributes to the management and quantitative analysis of compensation data used in IBM's products and services. Taylor also leads the company's competency data development team, which supports IBM's talent management offerings.

Taylor holds a B.S. in psychology from the College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C., and an M.A. in industrial/organizational psychology from the University of New Haven in New Haven, Conn. She is a Certified Compensation Professional, a Global Remuneration Professional and a member of WorldatWork.

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