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What Price is Right?  Performance Management and the Business Link to Compensation Programs.

Presented by:
- Rena Somersan, Director Compensation Advisory Services, Verisight Inc.

Thursday, February 23, 2012
City Center West
Madison, WI


This program has been pre-approved by HRCI for 2.0 hours General Credit.

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Presentation Description
Presenter Bios



Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking



Location & Directions

City Center West (TDS Building)
525 Junction Road
Madison, WI

Click here for map and direction information.
City Center West (the TDS Building) is easily accessed by exiting the beltline at Old Sauk Road and turning west. Proceed to second stoplight and turn south onto Junction Road.

Park in the Parking ramp behind the building. Take parking ramp elevator to ground floor and enter building. Conference room is straight ahead.

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GMA SHRM Member Online Registration

Non Member Registration


The GMA SHRM Philanthropy Committee is supporting Operation Homefront by collecting items for care packages to send to troops now mainly stationed in Afghanistan.  Chapter members can bring any item on the Operation Homefront list  to a Strategic Summit or Toolbox and drop it in the designated donation box.  

To support the SHRM Foundation, the committee will also be collecting the following items in new or gently used condition throughout the program year to hold a book sale at the GMA SHRM Human Capital Conference on May 15, 2012 .

Professional development books, Personal development books,  Children’s books, Fiction and DVDs

For more information visit our Philanthropy Information Page.

Presentation Description

Rena Somersan will be our guest speaker discussing the trends and pain points of compensation and benefits that many employers are grappling with in an uncertain economy of 2012.  Performance management imperatives, 360 reviews, pay-for-performance myths and pitfalls, PIPs and important salary and budget and compensation trends will be reviewed in this interactive session.  Using trends research and case-study examples Rena will frame up the employer-employee value proposition of the Total Rewards program in light of employee performance and examine how this relationship has and will continue to change in the coming years.

Our Presenter -

Rena Somersan, Director, Compensation Advisory Services at Verisight Inc. is a UW Madison Economics graduate, has more than 19 years experience in human resources and is currently the Director of the Compensation Advisory Services group of Verisight Inc. in Milwaukee, WI.  Prior to Verisight, Somersan co-founded IMA Consulting, a management consulting company which served more than 200 firms providing total rewards consulting, performance management, leadership development, efficiency/organizational design, and coaching.  Somersan is on the board of the Metro Milwaukee SHRM chapter.




For more information contact:

GMA SHRM Management Team
2830 Agriculture Dr.
Madison, WI 53718
(608) 204-9814
fax (608) 204-9818

Program Schedule subject to change.