Compensation

Should CEOs Be Concerned About the Income Inequality Issue?

The income inequality subject is growing as an issue among constituents, which is increasing discussion among CEOs as well.

Why Equal Pay for Women Is a Smart Business Move

Equal pay for equal work has become a hot button political and social issue. But there are solid financial reasons why this should be part of your business strategy.

Employee vs. Independent Contractor: Why It’s Your Challenge as CEO

If you think the current commotion over worker misclassification isn’t your problem as a CEO, think again.

Salesforce CEO Mark Benioff Puts His Company’s Money Where His Mouth Is

Speaking at the Fortune Global Forum earlier this week, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff revealed that he spent about $3 million this year to bring the...

It’s Time to Adapt Your Sales Team’s Compensation to the New Era of ‘Team’...

A new era of sales is ushering in that will eliminate of over 1 million jobs from B2B sales over the next five years, according to Forrester, and companies need to adapt their sales strategies now to better position themselves for the selling model of the future.

Chipotle’s Strategy for Addressing the Talent Shortgage

Can you promise your employees that if they work for you, one day they will be making six figures? That's exactly what the folks at Chipotle are saying. Will that strategy garner them all the employees they need? Only time will tell.

Raising the Ante: CEOs in Some Sectors Are Increasing Pay to Keep Workers

CEOs are reacting in a very real way to the need to retain and attract white-collar talent, as well as those who occupy many unskilled jobs.

10 Powerful Ways to Inject Discipline Into the Revenue-Generation Process

Many CEOs of middle market companies view sales and marketing functions as autonomous. When problems or inefficiencies arise in operations, finance, manufacturing or other areas of a company, CEOs zero in on well-established metrics and processes to pinpoint trouble spots and address them. However, that same kind of rigor and discipline is often absent in sales and marketing.

CEOs Struggle With Whether to Raise Pay for Minimum Wage Employees

More CEOs are shouldering the notion of providing higher entry-level wages as a sort of obligation that they have to their employees and to the importance of restoring the American middle class.

Wal-Mart’s Wage Move May Have Opened Pay Increase Floodgates

Wal-Mart’s high-profile move to raise its minimum wage was aimed at least in part at boosting its reputation among certain constituencies. But what ever the motive, the action now looks like it may have been inevitable given other rising market forces at work. It’s also apparent that Wal-Mart's maneuver may have set in motion a trend that could affect just about any company with hourly employees.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Falls To Decade Low, But Few Predict Recession

Chief Executive’s June survey of 278 U.S. CEOs shows leading confidence indicator now at 5.5/10, the lowest reading in nearly a decade. Majority forecasts worsening conditions in the year ahead, though not a recession.