Comp Rx: Kill Employment Contracts?
Amid the tussle over what to do about executive compensation, a radical solution is floated.
The Bailout Proposal Is Vague on Exec Pay
With regard to executive compensation, the devil will be in the as-yet-unspoken details.
Wall Street Wallets to Get Whacked
Bonuses at financial-services firms are expected to be half what they were for 2007.
Bailout Hinges on Exec Comp Accord
Executive pay takes center stage as Congress wrangles over bailout details.
Options: Swimming Under Water
Market woes may further dampen the appeal of stock options as a tool for retaining executives.
Where Will All the Bankers Go?
With Wall Street imploding, swelling hordes of displaced financial-services workers face corporate disinterest and a bleak employment outlook.
Work-life: A Bottom-line Boon?
Employee flexibility programs can prop up profits, CFOs tell BDO Seidman — including some whose companies don't offer them. A tip: Don't let HR run the show solo.
A Mom’s Hard Career Choice
An accountant's dream to be a CFO took second billing to maternal instincts, but after a long career pause the dream is alive and well.
Companies’ $112M Political-Convention Tab
The figure is expected to grow much larger after an official list of donors is released in two months.
Tech Know-how Brings Career Success, CFOs Say
It's more beneficial than expertise in operations, law, and sales and marketing, according to a Robert Half survey of finance chiefs. That wasn't the case five years ago.
What a CFO Doesn’t Say Can Hurt
A new technology application shows that during earnings calls, executives involuntarily emit nonverbal cues that could give analysts and investors more information than was intended.