Sarah Jones is a Senior Lecturer in HRM and Organisation Behaviour, University of Northampton, UK. Prior to academia, her professional background was as an HR manager in the aviation industry where she was primarily involved with Employee Relations. She also has experience of working in public sector Human Resources roles and running a consultancy providing HRM advice for small businesses. Sarah has recently completed a PhD with a thesis titled 'Reassessing Strategic Pay: Testing relationships between organisational contingencies, pay and HR performance outcomes'. She has also been a co-author of the CIPD's annual reward survey reports series as well as Reward Management: Alternatives, Consequences and Contexts.