Category Archives: Communications

Communicating Your Compensation Programs is Essential

I’m frequently asked “what should we communicate about our compensation plan?” and I always start with the premise that “if you don’t communicate it, it doesn’t exist.”  That’s a corollary to the old rule that says “if you don’t write … Continue reading

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My Pay is in the WHAT?

We don’t have a “mailbag,” but I do watch the search terms that lead people to this blog.  Last week, I saw one that looked like this: “should we warn people their pay is in the 990.” That got me … Continue reading

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Get Ready to Respond to Media Inquiries About CEO Compensation

Most health centers don’t have a public relations staff, an official spokesperson trained in the arts of media relations, or a lot of experience responding to calls made after the clinic is closed a few hours before the midnight publication … Continue reading

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Make Your Form 990 Work For You

One of my FQHC colleagues described the Form 990 as the ultimate public relations piece.  After all, it contains a ton of information, including a lot that can make you look bad, or at least appear to look bad.  Given … Continue reading

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