An Executive’s Thoughts on Executive Pay

April 02, 2009 - by: Dan Oswald 0 COMMENTS

Imagine for a moment that you own a company. Unfortunately, your company, like many companies recently, has experienced some problems that have put its mere survival in question. You’ve taken action, removed the employees who were responsible for creating most of the problems, and even brought in a new senior executive — a seasoned industry veteran with a successful track record — who you think can help clean up the mess and put your company back on the path to success.

Your new CEO has even agreed to work without salary for the first year or more, until you get the company back on its feet. If he succeeds, you promise to give him a small ownership stake in the enterprise. He’s made some progress, but the company is not out of the woods yet as he continues to unwind the issues created by his predecessors and attempts to overcome some of the obligations he has been saddled with.

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Insights from the C-Suite

March 27, 2009 - by: Dan Oswald 0 COMMENTS

I’m Dan Oswald, president and publisher of M. Lee Smith Publishers, and the newest blogger on the Employment Law Post.┬áMy first posts appeared on the Human Resources News blog. Here’s a list of those posts.

The Time for Bold Action

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