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COVID in US – What top CEOs fear

Top CEOs, in private conversations and pleas to President Trump, are warning of economic catastrophe if America doesn’t begin planning for a phased return to work as soon as May, corporate leaders tell Axios. Why it matters: The CEOs say massive numbers of companies, big and small, could go under if business and government don’t … Continue reading

CEOs largest firms in US – 271 Times the annual average pay of the typical worker

This report looks at trends in CEO compensation using two measures of compensation. The first measure includes stock options realized (in addition to salary, bonuses, restricted stock grants, and long-term incentive payouts). By this measure, in 2016 CEOs in America’s largest firms made an average of $15.6 million in compensation, or 271 times the annual … Continue reading

US – CEO pay was, on average, more than 370 times higher than the income of the average American worker Stifel finds

According to a recent report from the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), S&P 500 company CEOs made an average salary package of $22.6M in 2014, up nearly $2M from the previous year. Alternatively, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the average worker in the US made only $36.1k … Continue reading

CEO Pay vs Worker Pay – Up 90 times faster since 1978

Over the last several decades, inflation-adjusted CEO compensation increased from $1.5 million in 1978 to $16.3 million in 2014, or 997 percent, a rise almost double stock market growth. Over the same time period, a typical worker’s wages grew very little: the annual compensation, adjusted for inflation, of the average private-sector production and nonsupervisory worker … Continue reading

Social Media in Recruiting – Two in three CEO’s see no use for it

It’s not surprising but it is disappointing that 65% CEO’s see no use for social media in recruiting. This social media disconnect is the fundamental challenge for executives. Social media at it’s most basic level is about connection, and unfortunately that’s not something most executives have an interest or time for, but they should be … Continue reading

CEOs to Unskilled Workers Pay Ratio – Double what you think is ideal research finds

In their recent research, scheduled to be published in a forthcoming issue Perspectives on Psychological Science, Chulalongkorn University’s Sorapop Kiatpongsan and Harvard Business School’s Michael Norton investigate “what size gaps people desire” and whether those gaps are at all consistent among people from different countries and backgrounds. It turns out that most people, regardless of nationality or … Continue reading

It is not the economy stupid! Spanish and Italians CEOs Best Paid in Euro Zone

Despite posting record unemployment figures in the first quarter of this year, Spain and Italy’s CEOs are the best paid in the euro zone, according to a new report. The annual Pay in Europe survey from The Federation of European Employers revealed that an Italian CEO of a multinational company could receive up to €1,144 … Continue reading

Compagnies are over-dependent on male Baby Boomer CEOs research finds

Organisations are not adequately prepared for the cultural changes that will occur as executives from the baby boomer generation retire and are replaced by their Generation X and Y counterparts, a study has found. The study After the baby boomers: the next generation of leadership, by global executive search firm Odgers Berndtson in conjunction with … Continue reading

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