A Balanced Approach To Total Rewards

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Experienced Professionals

Carlson Dettmann Consulting, a Cottingham & Butler Company, is a management consulting firm with primary expertise in compensation strategies, employee relations, and related business services. We understand the diverse needs of public, private, for-profit, and not-for-profit organizations.

Services

Compensation Systems

Taking into consideration marketplace conditions, regulatory, organizational, cultural, and other internal and external requirements, we work with managers and employees to develop the appropriate systems for your organization. Read More

Employee Development

We work with our clients to develop a system that focuses on individual development and job performance that is consistent with organizational objectives. Read More

Management Consulting

Probing the linkages between job structure, compensation, and performance frequently leads to observations and conclusions about ways you might improve operational structure and enhance accountability, or measure and report more accurately. Read More

Executive Compensation

There is no substitute for effective leadership. To ensure that your organization attracts, retains and motivates the most qualified leaders, we have experience in the analysis, design and implementation of all elements of executive compensation. Read More

Employee Engagement

Research consistently shows that the level of employee engagement directly impacts productivity and profitability. We assist clients with measuring engagement and implementing changes based on feedback.

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Published reports, trends, and other findings.

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Download the Salary Planning Survey Results

09/16/2020

Our annual salary planning survey report is now available for download: Get Report

Total Rewards Webinar Series

09/11/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended a number of our normal HR strategies: recruiting, onboarding and compensation, just to name a few. While these practices are becoming more complex, the team.. read more

Upper Midwest Salary Planning Survey

06/22/2020

Participation is now open for our annual 2020/2021 Upper Midwest Salary Planning Survey. This is survey focuses exclusively on the Upper Midwest and features over 450 participants. The deadline to.. read more