Discover the new compensation: variable pay, strategic, automated, real-time, and convenient.

The Manager Workseet is used by managers to view and adjust the compensation rates of their direct reports.

Deliver compensation programs truly based on performance.

Use Halogen Compensation™ with Halogen Performance™ to suggest compensation adjustments that automatically reflect performance appraisal ratings and corporate guidelines. Managers have the flexibility to apply a single value or ranges for suggested merit-based increases.

Halogen Compensation supports your organization’s ability to manage variable pay, drive differentiation in pay programs and provides the tools managers need to identify, engage and retain high-performing and high-potential employees.

The merit matrix is used to determine an employee’s compensation increase based on their performance

Make decisions easily with variable pay and compensation management tools.

Use the merit matrix to suggest merit-based pay for performance adjustments. And even factor in actual performance appraisal scores if you’re also using Halogen Performance™.

Provides great support for decision making. Managers can view detailed information about each employee in the system, including compa-ratios, past appraisals, market data, goals, development plans, journal notes, and guidelines for pay adjustments. It's how true variable pay for performance should work.

Managers can also automatically calculate incentive or bonus payouts based on the achievement of any number of individual, team and organizational objectives.

Allocations that fall outside guidelines are automatically flagged.

Automatic checks and balances keep things right.

Rest assured. Halogen Compensation automatically identifies and flags allocations that fall outside guidelines. Flagged allocations show the proper guideline for both pay scale and budget, allowing for effortless redress. This helps managers adhere to merit budgets and guidelines.

The Manager Workseet is used by managers to view and adjust the compensation rates of their direct reports.

Get instant insights into compensation details.

Halogen Talent View integrates with compensation data to provide leaders with immediate insight into compensation details including compensation, job code, base pay, compa-ratio, and percentage in salary range. This insight allows HR and managers to quickly identify employees that are above/below a selected salary range or above/below a selected compa-ratio and can then take action as required.

Workflow and notifications

An automated workflow lets you route all incentive and compensation adjustment tasks and approvals to the right people with timely email reminders that keep things on track.

Real-time reports

Get real-time reports for processes underway, let managers view their budget distribution summaries, compensation summaries for each employee, and compensation histories for handy reference.

Payroll adjustments

Easily export all compensation adjustments to your payroll or financial system in a single, automated step.

Other brilliant software features

Feedback Anytime, Anywhere:

Increase engagement and connect with your people no matter where they are. Share in-the-moment feedback, recognition, coaching tips and 1:1 agenda items with the Halogen app for iOS and Android. All feedback is shared automatically and synced in Halogen.

Connected platform™

Connect Halogen's performance-led platform to your HRIS and other systems to give you a complete picture of your people. Easily add on additional capabilities so you can stay flexible as your business grows.


Our succession planning tools work with assistive technologies such as screen readers and text-to-voice software. Tab control allows users to navigate the Halogen system without a mouse. These features benefit organizations concerned about compliance with disability guidelines and regulations, such as the United States 1998 amendment of Section 508 of the Workforce Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Language packs

Whatever your language of choice, Halogen has you covered. We have comprehensive language packs that include a translated user interface, help files, email notifications and spell check.

Distributed workforce management

Organizations can manage the unique talent requirements of their entire workforce in each region or unit — all from one central online location.

Convert emails into feedback entries

With a click of the mouse tag, convert emails received from others into feedback entries in the system. Just as easily, create new peer feedback and recognition entries and have them added directly into your file — or any other personnel’ files for future reference — all without leaving Microsoft Office® Outlook®.