Listed below is a selection of articles written by Sibson experts that have appeared in outside publications.

Latest Articles

Leveraging HR’s Key Role for the Success of Organizational Initiatives

January 2019, Chief Executive

What role does the head of HR play in new organizational initiatives?

More and more, CEOs and other senior leaders are coming to realize that the Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) is uniquely poised to best understand and leverage the needed contributions of people in making initiatives successful.

How has that role evolved and expanded in recent years?

A new article from Chief Executive magazine captures the discussion among CEOs at a roundtable led by Sibson Consulting Senior Vice President Dan Fries.

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Selecting HR Metrics That Matter In Today's Business Environment

December 2018, Forbes

Today, there are more HR metrics available than any single organization can use effectively.

CHROs can be run ragged trying to deliver too wide a range of metrics, especially when different business units within an organization ask for different metrics.

In this “measurement stasis,” HR loses its strategic focus and can become bogged down in continual analysis looking for that magic epiphany.

In this article, Dan Fries suggests some top choices that will be insightful for many mid-sized organizations and can provide valuable data for competing in today’s market.

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Older Articles


Step Up Your HR Communications Game: What the Latest Technologies Can Do for You
By Kathy Anttila, Fall 2017, The Higher Education Workplace


Organizing Leadership and Job Roles with a New Rule
By Moshe Mayefsky, September 2016, workspan

The Compensation Handbook
Contains chapters by Jim Kochanski, Myrna Hellerman and Yelena Stiles, June 2015, McGraw Hill Education

Less Art, More Science Make for Better Pay Levels
By Joseph DiMisa, April 2015, workspan

A Place for Paid Time Off in Higher Education
By Norman Jacobson and Christopher Goldsmith with Louis A. Padula, November 2014, HR Horizons

Applying Behavioral Economics to Pay for Performance
By Carol L. Mercer, James Kochanski and Christopher Goldsmith, October 2014, Compensation Focus

6 Private Company Pay Models
By Myrna Hellerman and Yelena Stiles, June 2014, Compensation Focus

Six Pitfalls To Avoid When Designing an Incentive Pay Plan
By Jason Adwin and Emma Browning, March 2014, workspan

It Pays to Clearly Communicate Compensation
By Kathy Anttila and Jim Kochanski, February 2014, Compensation Focus


Building a Better Process for Target-Date Fund Selection
By Timothy R. Barron and Stewart D. Lawrence, February 2016, Benefits Magazine

Five DC Plan Risks You Want to Avoid
By Kelly Jones, November 2014, HR Horizons

Why Every Retirement Committee Needs a Charter
By Rich DeFrehn and John Graham, September 2014, workspan


Are You Paying a Huge Price for the Opioid Drug Abuse Epidemic
By Sadhna Paralkar, M.D., and Eileen Flick, August 2016, Benefits Magazine

Private Health Insurance Exchanges: The Latest Evolution in the Health Care Marketplace
By Matthew Kersting and Michael Eck, October 2015, Bloomberg BNA

Considering a Private Exchange? What You Need to Know Before You Decide to Switch
By Nancy Duta and Matthew Kersting, September 2015, The Private Exchange Blog

Choosing a Private Exchange Is Not a Decision to be Taken Lightly
By Chris Calvert and Matthew A. Kersting, April 2014, The Private Exchange Blog

Final Rules Give Employers Some Breathing Room To Determine Who Is A Full-Time Worker For Mandate Purposes, Expert Says
By Kathryn L. Bakich, April 2014, Issue No. 561, Report No. 559, Employee Benefits Management

Human Capital Management

High-Potentials: A Company's Future Success
By Angelita Becom and Jason Adwin, June 2015, workspan

Employee Engagement Begins With an Effective Career Framework
By Angelita Becom and Robin Kegerise, May 2014, workspan

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