Associate Client Partner, North America
Ms. Michaels has considerable experience assisting clients in the area of job evaluation, job classification and compensation design. She has also helped many clients successfully complete organizational improvement initiatives related to performance management, compensation, and classification. The work performed for clients has involved meeting with HR staff or executives to determine pay philosophy, culture, and goals and strategy; performing cultural assessments involving other levels of employees; conducting surveys of competitors to identify market trends and practices; and designing solutions for performance management and pay systems.
Ms. Michaels conducts studies for a large number of not-for-profit organizations in the Metro DC area, including Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Association, Airline Pilots Association, and the National Cancer Institute. For over a decade, Ms. Michaels has guided an annual project that provided a report on international compensation to the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.
She has assisted the IADB with international compensation review to include work measurement, compensation analysis and benefits review. Her most recent assignment included a study on behalf of a special committee of the Board of Governors to review pay for Executive Directors to the IDB Board of Governors.
Ms. Michaels received her bachelor's of arts degree in Spanish and attended the University of Maryland. Ms. Michaels is fluent in Spanish. She is a member of WorldatWork. (Formerly American Compensation Association) and the Society for Human Resource Management.