Category Archives: Executive Compensation

How to determine and deliver compensation, deferred compensation, equity compensation, and perquisites to upper level managers and corporate officers.

Boomers and Xers Look at Short- and Long-Term Pay Differently

Yesterday, we got some insights from Laura Fries, managing director and executive vice president at Baker Tilly, on pay strategies to retain up-and-coming Gen Xers. Today, her thoughts on short-term versus long-term pay for different generations.

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New Pay Strategies Needed to Incentivize a New Generation of Executives

In the upper reaches of corporate America, the largest generation on record is retiring—and a new generation is getting set to take over. And Gen Xers aren’t looking for the same things, compensation-wise, their Baby Boomer predecessors were.

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Checklist for Drafting Executives’ Contracts

Yesterday, we looked at the AESC BlueSteps Executive Compensation Report, which revealed that executive compensation is on the rise. Today, we turn to smart drafting of executives’ contracts.

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Survey Says … Executive Compensation Is Up

The BlueSteps Executive Compensation Report, recently released by the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC), reveals that almost half (44%) of executives at the CEO/president level experienced a rise in total compensation in the last fiscal year.

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6 Design Considerations for Executive Pay Plans

Designing your executive pay plan can be daunting—you need to consider a whole host of factors, such as the company's goals and the competitive environment. Let's take a look at some design considerations for effective executive pay plans.

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Preparing for a Market Study on Executive Compensation

One of the first things that comes to mind when figuring out how much to pay someone in an executive role is either conducting or purchasing a market study. However, there are several other things that must be completed first.

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6 Design Considerations for Executive Pay Plans

Designing your executive pay plan can be daunting—you need to consider a whole host of factors, such as the company’s goals and the competitive environment. Let’s take a look at some design considerations for effective executive pay plans.

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What Did You Learn About Exec Comp to Apply to 2014?


"Nearly the end of the year and high time for a checkup on your executive compensation plans. Run through this list from BLR’s popular HR Audit Checklists to see how you’ve done during 2013 and what you might change for 2014."

Executive Compensation Checklist

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‘Strike Zone’ Payout Curve for Executive Incentives


"Yesterday’s Advisor offered consultant Steve Harris’s Executive Compensation 101—base, annual, long-term incentives. Today, his take on goal setting for incentives, plus the announcement of a timely webinar on integrating incentives with the organization’s mission."

Goal Setting

Goal setting is the most important and challenging aspect of annual and long-term incentive design, says Harris, who is Managing Director at Frederic W. Cook & Co. Harris was joined by Ron Miller, Head of Global Rewards, Mobility, M&A, E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, in a presentation at the WorldatWork Total Rewards Conference and Exhibition in Philadelphia.

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Exec Comp 101—Philosophy, Base, Annual, LTI, Benefits


"First settle on your compensation philosophy, then support it with four key elements: base, annual incentive, long-term incentive, and benefits, says consultant Steve Harris. That’s Executive Compensation 101."

Harris, who is Managing Director at Frederic W. Cook & Co., was joined by Ron Miller, Head of Global Rewards, Mobility, M&A, E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, in a presentation at the WorldatWork Total Rewards Conference and Exhibition in Philadelphia.

Elements of an Executive Compensation Program

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