Executive Pay

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No Oscar Yet For Canada in Gender Equality at the Top

By coincidence, just as the Academy Awards were being handed out, our executive recruitment firm, Rosenzweig & Company, was getting ready to release its 10th annual Report on Women at the Top Levels of Corporate Canada. The findings show that wage equality, while important, is just part of the issue. The reality is that even if women in Canada achieve complete wage equality at every level, there are far too few women in the highest paid corporate executive positions positioned to reap that reward.
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Demystifying the Executive Recruitment Process

The talent headhunting phenomenon began informally with well-connected former industry executives with big rolodexes and great contacts. In those days, searches were simple: You needed someone and headhunters put calls out and found someone. Today, an effective search is much more sophisticated, yet myths continue to dominate.
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It's Time to Limit Ridiculous CEO Salaries

Last year the CEO of Canadian Pacific, Hunter Harrison, received $49.2 million in compensation. The difference between regular employees' pay and CEO compensation has grown rapidly in recent years. According to the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, in 1995 the top-paid CEOs received 85 times the earnings of average Canadians.
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Canada's CEOs Raking In More Pay

Recession? What recession? The economic downturn in 2008 and 2009 was a distant memory by 2010 for Canada’s top chief executive officers, at least as far as their pay packages were concerned. A Globe...