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Sharon McKnightSharon L. McKnight draws from more than 20 years of management experience, including 6 years as a director of human resources, to develop compensation administration tools and write about compensation issues. Her experience in both operational and HR management provides her with a practical approach to providing online resources that address the challenges facing compensation and human resource professionals. She is co-author of Mastering HR: Onboarding and served as editor for Compensation 101: Introduction to Compensation and Benefits and for How to create Job Descriptions: Maintain Compliance and Help Employees Excel.

She achieved certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Human Resources Certification Institute in 2007 and as a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) by the WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals in 2014. She attended Middle Tennessee State University.