Tag: ceo

  • Planned Parenthood Official Arrested For Allegedly Exposing Himself

    Planned Parenthood Official Arrested For Allegedly Exposing Himself

    Planned Parenthood fired the president and CEO of its clinic in Lubbock, Texas, after his arrest on indecent exposure charges. Tony Ray Thornton, 56, allegedly revealed himself on Monday in front of another male at the MacKenzie Park Baseball Field, according to local police. The story was first reported by... Continue Reading

  • The Do's And Don'ts Of Befriending Higher-Ups

    The Do's And Don'ts Of Befriending Higher-Ups

    By Kaitlin Madden Whether you work for a large corporation or a small business, you probably feel at least a little intimidated by your company's executive team. After all, they not only call the shots, but they essentially hold your job security and the future of your career in their hands. Continue Reading

  • Promotion Secrets: How The Corner Office Was Won [Infographic]

    Promotion Secrets: How The Corner Office Was Won [Infographic]

    The nation's job picture may be improving, but it still has a long way to go before workers can expect to get a rise in pay. Stagnant wages have been a component of the U.S. labor market for more than a decade -- long before 2008's economic crisis. That means an employee who wants to earn more money will... Continue Reading

  • Home Improvement CEO Gets Misty-Eyed On 'Undercover Boss'

    Home Improvement CEO Gets Misty-Eyed On 'Undercover Boss'

    The pious chief executive of The Dwyer Group weeps when she finds out about her employees' woes on this Sunday's "Undercover Boss." The two-time Emmy nominated CBS reality show is now in its third season, and took its viewers Down South this past weekend. And for the season's second episode, Southern... Continue Reading

  • Master Of The Universe Allegedly Breaks Waiter's Finger

    Master Of The Universe Allegedly Breaks Waiter's Finger

    In recent months, people have accused the "1 percent" of breaking the backs and bank accounts of the rest of the population -- but never their fingers. But now one giant of the investment banking world has allegedly broken a waiter's left ring finger, because he was angry that the server brought the... Continue Reading

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook Could Top Pay List In 2011

    Apple CEO Tim Cook Could Top Pay List In 2011

    By Ryan Nakashima LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Tim Cook could well end up being the highest paid CEO in America in 2011, after Apple Inc. granted him a million restricted stock units last August for taking the reins shortly before co-founder Steve Jobs died. An Associated Press review of a securities filing shows... Continue Reading

  • CEO John Hammergren: Earning $150 Million Under The Radar

    CEO John Hammergren: Earning $150 Million Under The Radar

    The recent recession and ongoing sluggish economy have contributed mightily to ongoing debate about the divide between rich and poor. Growing wage inequality is one of the drivers behind the recent Occupy Wall Street protests that spread across the country and the world. The richest of the rich have been... Continue Reading

  • 8 Highest-Paying Master's Degrees

    8 Highest-Paying Master's Degrees

    By Alina Dizik, Special to CareerBuilder Just because you have a master's degree doesn't mean the payoff for your career will be higher. In fact, many master's degrees do not result in high financial returns but instead provide access to an exciting field or position. Of course, depending on what type of... Continue Reading

  • Carol Bartz And Her Positive Legacy of Corporate Swearing

    Carol Bartz And Her Positive Legacy of Corporate Swearing

    Carol Bartz, president and chief executive officer of Yahoo! Inc. "These people f---ed me over," Carol Bartz said after being fired as CEO of Yahoo!, according to an exit interview with Fortune. Bartz's departure from the Internet's third most visited website in the U.S. - after Google and Facebook - came... Continue Reading

  • Study: Some U.S. Firms Paid More To CEOs Than In Taxes

    Study: Some U.S. Firms Paid More To CEOs Than In Taxes

    Twenty-five of the 100 highest paid U.S. CEOs earned more last year than their companies paid in federal income tax, a pay study said Wednesday. It also found that many of the companies spent more on lobbying than they did on taxes. Continue Reading

  • What You Don't Know About Your CEO

    What You Don't Know About Your CEO

    How accurate is this description of your company's CEO: He's 55 years old, went to an Ivy League School or the University of Wisconsin for an undergraduate degree and majored in engineering. Oh and of course, he's a white male. According to research done by SpencerStuart, those are some of the most common... Continue Reading

  • Insider Tips for Getting to the Top

    Insider Tips for Getting to the Top

    Does the CEO of your company have what it takes to survive and thrive at the top? If not, maybe you do. Some experts believe that the time is right for you to stage a corporate takeover. "As companies move from a 'survival' mentality to focus on growth and longer-term investment, many are finding that they... Continue Reading

  • 5 Big Time CEOs Who Make Less Than You Do

    5 Big Time CEOs Who Make Less Than You Do

    You hear plenty of news about major CEOs who have outrageous, eight-figure salaries and then get multimillion-dollar bonuses on top of that. Some of these CEOs are the same people who oversee major layoffs, leaving former employees penniless on the streets. "Just how much money does one person need?" you... Continue Reading

  • The Results:  Which CEO are You?

    The Results: Which CEO are You?

    Some of the world's most successful CEOs and entrepreneurs took very different paths to success, from how they approached high school and college, to how they act as adults. Are you The Visionary or The Fashionista?? Here are the full results. Continue Reading

  • CEO Salaries: Bloated or Justified?

    CEO Salaries: Bloated or Justified?

    According to the Economic Policy Institute, a Washington-based research group, in 2005, the average CEO in the United States earned 262 times the pay of the average worker, the second-highest level in the 40 years for which data exist. In 2005, a CEO earned more in one workday (there are 260 in a year) than an... Continue Reading