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New Pay Recommendations Will Increase Freelancers

March 13, 2014, 12:29 p.m. EDT Will Obama’s overtime plan create more part-time jobs? Quentin Fottrell write in his recent MarketWatch piece,  ”Under current rules, many companies don’t have to pay overtime to salaried workers who make more than $455 per week (roughly $24,000 a year). The Obama administration is expected to direct the Labor Department to [...]

Why performance often has zero to do with rewards

Quentin Fottrell, writing for Marketplace and the Wall Street Journal, included me in his Augst 16, 2013 article about the connection between performance and pay.  He writes that, “Most people think of workplace bonuses as reward for top performers. But many recipients don’t meet that standard, according to a new study.”  Read More

Multiple CEOs Can Create Strategic Advantage

This week’s move by Samsung to name two more individuals to the post of chief executive officer — giving the company three CEOs — is making news on MarketWatch, which reports, “And experts say there’s good reason to be optimistic about such moves.”Steve Langerud, director of professional opportunities at DePauw University, says, “I see co-CEOs [...]