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Bill Coleman

Articles By Bill Coleman

  • Executive Compensation

    Chief executive officers (CEOs) get paid lots of money for being the top employees in the company. Why do they get paid so much? Like athletes and actors, CEOs provide a level of talent that is required to produce the desired product - in … Read more...

  • Executive Compensation: Data Sources

    In researching the pay for an executive position, it's best to consult several of the many sources of data to get a sense of the range for the job. Don't aim for the top of the range, because there could be unfortunate consequences if you … Read more...

  • Executive Compensation

    For the company's fiscal year ending May 31, 2000, Ellison was paid $208,000 in base salary and received no annual bonus. This is considerably less than he received in fiscal 1999: a base salary of $1 million and a bonus of $2.75 million. … Read more...

  • Executive Compensation: Interpreting Numbers

    Before negotiating an executive salary with a current or new employer, take some time to reflect on where your pay falls given the market data, the opportunities you face, and your current compensation. Read more...

  • Executive Compensation: Executive Negotiation Checklist

    Whether you're already an executive or just an aspiring big cheese, it's never too early to begin studying the sophisticated art of negotiating executive compensation. Only executives are eligible for many types of perks and benefits - if … Read more...

  • Executive Compensation: When and How to Negotiate

    To negotiate your pay package, you first need to identify the right opportunity. It is true that any time will work, but there are some natural "money moments" that are perhaps more logical for negotiating a pay package. One obvious … Read more...