Gain Knowledge on Total Rewards Strategy at CAI’s Upcoming August Conference

August 16th, 2012 by

Compensation and benefits play integral roles for attracting top talent and retaining key employees within your company. With the economy leaning towards recovery, focusing company resources on projects that encourage employee engagement and retention is a smart strategy. State and federal employment law changes constantly, leaving many employers asking questions, like, “How will the health care reform law affect our current wellness plan?” and “What market trends should we consider when designing a total rewards program?”

CAI’s 2012 Compensation and Benefits Conference will provide you with answers and solutions for your questions regarding successful total rewards strategy. The following are a few reasons why you should join us for this year’s conference at Raleigh’s McKimmon Center on August 28 and 29:

  • To understand the latest trends in compensation, benefits and total rewards, and how they will affect your organization.
  • To receive the most recent updates on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and how it may alter your organization’s benefits and wellness plans.
  • To discover the unique retirement needs of the four generations that make up the current workforce and how you can help each of them reach their goals.
  • To identify techniques and strategies for creating a sales compensation plan that leads to maximum revenue.

Speakers at the conference will cover a wide range of topics relating to compensation and benefits. This year’s conference includes four featured presentations and eight breakout sessions for HR professionals and company executives. Below are a few of the presentations that you don’t want to miss:

Where Are We Now with Health Care Reform?

Peter Marathas, Partner in the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group at Proskauer Rose, will discuss what the Supreme Court’s decision means for health care reform, employers, providers, insurers and consumers. He’ll also take a look at the next steps.

2012 Marketplace Trends for Salaries and Benefits in NC

Molly Hegeman, CAI’s director of HR Services, will go over the most recent salary and benefits trends of North Carolina businesses.  Her presentation will feature specific market data on salary-increase budgets for 2012, salary-increase projections for 2013, average health insurance premiums for 2012, and other pertinent information about reward and pay practices.

Total Rewards: Moving Forward?

Sara McAuley, Managing Partner for McAuley Consulting Group and a member of WorldatWork’s Board of Directors, will provide insight into the delivery of total rewards and the direction it has been taking following the recession. She will share eight tips for success for HR and total rewards professionals.

Register for the 2012 Compensation and Benefits Conference today at


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