Author Archives: Kelly Wells

HR Involvement Early in M&A

HR Involvement Early in M&A | vcfp

The Importance of HR Involvement Early in M&A Evaluation In each of the last ten years, between 18,000 and 25,000 mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals have taken place in the United States. At the same time, Harvard Business Review notes that 70%-90% of all M&A deals fail. Many companies become a casualty of that latter …

Compensation and Salary Benchmarking Practices

Compensation Salary Benchmarking

Retention 101: Benchmarking Employee Compensation People power businesses and labor costs typically represent a company’s highest expenditure. It’s imperative that employers understand how their respective job roles are valued in the market and how that compares to their own compensation practices. Employers reach this understanding through the practice of compensation benchmarking. Also referred to as …