carine schneider

When was the last time your equity plan had a check-up?

When was the last time your equity plan had a check-up?

In the book, The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge into Action by Dr. Jeffrey Pfeffer, he identifies the causes for why we know what we should be doing, we just don’t always DO IT! The same can be said about stock plans – we are so focused on plan administration and reporting that we forget the “forest for the trees” principle. Are company stock plans effective and are they achieving the results company management and the Board of Directors (and shareholders) envisioned when they approved the cost to offer an employee stock plan?

Women at Nua: Four Ways to Help Women in the Workplace on International Women's Day

Women at Nua: Four Ways to Help Women in the Workplace on International Women's Day

In celebration of the International Women’s Day, we asked the amazing women at Nua Group to share their thoughts on the biggest challenges women face in the workforce, ways to improve happiness at work and how they plan to spend the 8th of March.  

Why do we care about diversity in our companies?

Why do we care about diversity in our companies?

In 2004, I had the pleasure of meeting Frans Johansson, the author of The Medici Effect: Breakthrough Insights at the Intersection of Ideas, Concepts and Cultures. The book, which was listed as Top 10 Business Books by amazon.com and translated into numerous languages, had a profound effect on me. Frans convinced me that history was the best teacher and I no longer believed the best team of people to solve a problem was a group of like-minded, similarly training people. By bringing together people of different backgrounds, education, life experience and talents, the outcome would always be vastly superior than by bringing together a team of people who all thought the same way.

How healthy is your workforce?

How healthy is your workforce?

And I’m not talking healthcare benefits or an on-site gym. How healthy is the variety of your workforce? You might have diversity and inclusion-focused hiring practices; run workshops on unconscious biases, keep an eye on your men/women ratio and even have a Head of People and Happiness or a Diversity and Inclusion person on board. Despite all the effort, your diversity issues might still be deeper than they seem. Is your diversity check-up long overdue?

Carine Schneider, Global Stock Plan and Private Market Expert, Joins Nua Group as a Partner

A renowned authority on global stock programs, gender diversity, pay equity and the private market, Carine Schneider has joined Nua Group as a Partner, effective today, bringing deep experience in advising clients on people-related issues that enhances Nua Group’s capabilities.