Steve Brink

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    Since joining in late 2008, Steve drives AIRINC to an enhanced vision and growth strategy to address the ever-changing challenges of workforce globalization. Under his leadership, AIRINC has expanded its global footprint, released innovative solutions, increased the customer base including new verticals and continued to build upon the proud tradition of AIRINC as the premium provider of information, advice and technology in global mobility. Prior to joining AIRINC, Steve was the Global Leader and Worldwide Partner at Mercer responsible for its Information and Software businesses. As part of his global leadership role, he was based in Geneva, Switzerland, and has significant work experience in all regions of the globe. He is a frequent speaker on international HR issues and trends. Prior to his fourteen years at Mercer, he served as an Operations Manager at Towers Perrin, with a focus on HR software tools and global job evaluation systems. Steve has been teaching the Quantitative Analysis course at the WorldatWork organization since 1990. Steve has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.S. in Economics from the University of North Texas.

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    Is it Time to Rethink How You Set Compensation Levels in the "New" Normal?

    Aug 12, 2021 @ 08:34 AM / by Steve Brink

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    The pandemic’s impact on a growing distributed workforce has been highlighted by many different talking heads.

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    Challenges Of Workforce Analytics Which Is Not Just Reporting, But Much More…

    Feb 12, 2021 @ 05:30 AM / by Steve Brink

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    This episode features my former boss and great friend, Steve Brink, CEO of Air-Inc. Steve and I discuss the practical issues facing companies in their adoption of workforce analytics.

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    The New Reality of Adjusting pay for Geographic Differences

    Jan 06, 2021 @ 06:01 AM / by Steve Brink

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    As a long-time Compensation consultant and senior instructor at WorldatWork, I have always taught that cost of labor was the right metric to use when setting pay as well as assessing geographic differences. Cost of labor is the assessment of the supply and demand of labor in a labor market via relevant compensation surveys. With the current environment of distributed workforce, I am changing my view on adjusting pay for geographic differences.

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    Reevaluating Total Rewards Strategies for the Growing Remote Workforce

    Aug 04, 2020 @ 05:41 PM / by Steve Brink

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    Prior to the current pandemic, a 2018 study by GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com highlighted that just 3.6% of the United States labor force worked remotely 50% or more of the time. 

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    The name of 'Global Mobility' is so 2010!

    Jul 15, 2020 @ 07:45 AM / by Steve Brink

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    The function responsible for moving employees across borders and ensuring that they arrive at their work location safely and legally is mostly called the Global Mobility function. In 2020, is this still the right term? Over the past decade, the function has grown, becoming more strategic and taking on many new or expanded responsibilities, including:

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    Domestic Mobility: Should I stay, or should I go?

    Jul 22, 2019 @ 11:40 AM / by Steve Brink

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    Understanding Cost of Labor versus Cost of Living assessment: Whether internationally or domestic, there is still the need to get your talent to the right location in the right way, and at the right pay levels. International mobility has additional complications, but domestic mobility continues to trend as a challenge for many organizations and their employees.

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    How is AIRINC different?

    Jun 20, 2018 @ 09:48 AM / by Steve Brink

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    As we’ve grown and adapted to the evolving Mobility landscape, clients have said we did not realize you do that, this solution was even better than expected, and why did we wait so long to transition to AIRINC? We are at our best when organizations know what it’s like to work with the people behind the data.

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    Welcome to AIRShare: Your Link to Strategic Global Mobility!

    Mar 03, 2016 @ 12:00 PM / by Steve Brink

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    Welcome to AIRShare: Your Link to Strategic Global Mobility

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