Strategy

9 jobs to take if you want a big cash bonus, according to LinkedIn

• Getting a big bonus at work can really brighten your day and boost your paycheck. • LinkedIn has analysed what occupations take home the largest bonuses. • Most of the professions on the list are in finance and medicine. Who doesn’t love bonuses? Receiving kudos for a job well-done […]
9 jobs to take if you want a big cash bonus, according to LinkedIn
Strategy

11 signs you’re about to get a holiday bonus

Everyone wants to have their hard work recognised with a holiday bonus. But thanks to vague company policies, it’s not always clear whether or not you’ll earn extra cash. Still, indications like a positive relationship with your boss and a company-wide hiring spree are good signs. Year-end bonuses can make […]
11 signs you’re about to get a holiday bonus
Markets

The 11 smartest things to do with your end-of-year bonus

Salaries with bonuses or commissions are offered at a majority of businesses, according to CNN. It can be tempting to use your bonus to treat yourself, like splurging on a luxury item or vacation. Investing your bonus in retirement, an emergency fund, or yourself is more beneficial. According to CNN, […]
The 11 smartest things to do with your end-of-year bonus
Markets

Colleges Are Still Finding Room In The Budget For Hefty Faculty Bonuses

[credit provider=”AP”] While public education cuts drive college tuition costs to new heights and students rack up debt to cope, it’s nice to see colleges still have room in the budget for faculty perks.Bloomberg’s John Hechinger & Michael McDonald have explored something of a bonus boom in the form of six-figure exit packages for […]
Colleges Are Still Finding Room In The Budget For Hefty Faculty Bonuses
Lifestyle

Ford’s CEO Nets Nearly $12 Million In Performance Bonuses

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mulally_in_Brazil.JPG”] DETROIT, March 5 (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co Chief Executive Alan Mulally this week was awarded performance bonuses worth nearly $12 million, Ford disclosed to U.S. regulators on Tuesday.The amount Mulally makes from the shares depends on their value on the day he sells them. They […]
Ford’s CEO Nets Nearly $12 Million In Performance Bonuses
Markets

It’s Going To Be Hilariously Easy For European Bankers To Get Around The EU’s New Bonus Cap

[credit provider=”Jamie McDonald/Getty Images” url=”http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/perri-shakes-drayton-of-great-britain-competes-during-the-news-photo/146825503″] So is the EU cap on banker bonusesgoing to devastate London’s financial sector?Almost certainly not. Investment bankers will just react to this the way they react to every rule imposed upon them: They’ll innovate right around the rule.
It’s Going To Be Hilariously Easy For European Bankers To Get Around The EU’s New Bonus Cap
Markets

Forget Capping, The EU Should Do Away With Banker Bonuses

While the EU should be applauded for tackling the thorny issue of bank bonuses, my concern is that the plan to cap payouts at a year’s salary will have perverse consequences. Already base salaries in the banking sector have been rising sharply as regulators try and choke off the multimillion-pound […]
Forget Capping, The EU Should Do Away With Banker Bonuses
Markets

The Banker Bonus Debate Is Getting Nasty In London

[credit provider=”Courtesy of The Library of Congress” url=”http://www.flickr.com/search/?w=8623220%40N02&q=boxing&m=text”] Britain is to challenge an EU agreement to slash bankers’ bonuses at a meeting of European finance ministers next week after Boris Johnson condemned the proposal as a “deluded measure”.Amid fears that the EU agreement could deal a hammer blow to the […]
The Banker Bonus Debate Is Getting Nasty In London
Markets

It Looks Like Europe Will Do The Unthinkable To Banker Bonuses

[credit provider=”Ed Callow [ torquespeak ] via www.flickr.com creative commons” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ejcallow/4660370249/”]Europe looks set to limit bank bonusesLUXURY-CAR dealers in London and posh estate agents in Paris must be spluttering. It looks increasingly likely that demands by the European Parliament for a limit on bankers’ bonuses will become law. The parliament […]
It Looks Like Europe Will Do The Unthinkable To Banker Bonuses
Markets

Two Ex-Goldman Traders Explain How To Tell Your Wife About Your Bad Bonus

[credit provider=”Flickr / K=kristiewells” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/kristiewells/615283056/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] eFinancial Careers Sarah Butcher has a fascinating piece on how to let a significant other know you got a really crappy bonus this year. The two best pieces of advice come from a pair of former Goldman Sachs traders. 
Two Ex-Goldman Traders Explain How To Tell Your Wife About Your Bad Bonus
Markets

Wall Street Bonuses Were Absolutely Crushed Last Year

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Monster_Truck_3_Luc_Viatour.jpg”] It’s about the time when people on Wall Street take a look back at last year, and it’s looking ugly.According to a survey by eFinancial careers, Wall Street bonuses fell by over a third last year, diving 36%. The front office felt it the most (they, […]
Wall Street Bonuses Were Absolutely Crushed Last Year
Markets

Bonus’ At Barclays Dipped By An Average Of Over $20,000

[credit provider=”familymwr/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/familymwr/4929686023/”] Barclays is getting pounded. It’s one of the banks at the centre of the Libor manipulation scandal, it’s answering for a strange investment from Abu Dhabi during the financial crisis, and it’s about to layoff 1800 employees.Naturally, in all this, compensation has not been left untouched.
Bonus’ At Barclays Dipped By An Average Of Over $20,000
Markets

Wall Street’s Brutal Compensation Crunch Has Hit Deutsche Bank

[credit provider=”Sky News” url=”http://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/UK-News/Swimming-Redditch-Borough-Council-Plans-To-Heat-Swimming-Pool-With-Crematorium-Criticised-By-Unison/Article/201101415909885?f=rss”] Bloomberg News’ Annette Weisbach and Nicholas Comfort report that Deutsche Bank’s bonus pool for 2012 has decreased by 11% compared to 2011.This time around, the bank’s bonus pool is $4.3 billion.
Wall Street’s Brutal Compensation Crunch Has Hit Deutsche Bank
Markets

Morgan Stanley Just Instituted The Most Brutal Bonus Plan Wall Street Has Seen In Years

[credit provider=”YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTf2itZE3C4&feature=player_embedded”] Morgan Stanley is deferring 100 per cent of bonuses for top earners, Reuters reports.“Top earner,” in this case, means anyone making more than $350,000 with a bonus of more than $50,000 over a three year period. Financial advisers are not included in this directive, according to sources […]
Morgan Stanley Just Instituted The Most Brutal Bonus Plan Wall Street Has Seen In Years
News

Some Manhattan Attorneys Are Getting Huge Bonuses In December AND In January

[credit provider=”Flickr/roebot” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/roebot/6003340612/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Not only are Cahill Gordon lawyers getting pretty sweet bonuses in January, but they’re getting a major payout in December as well.Cahill Gordon announced it’s paying associates “special bonuses” this month in addition to its usual year-end bonuses in January that often match industry trendsetter Cravath’s bonuses, […]
Some Manhattan Attorneys Are Getting Huge Bonuses In December AND In January
News

A Major Corporate Law Firm Is Paying Out Truly Jaw-Dropping Bonuses

[credit provider=”Wikipedia Commons”] We thought associates at Cravath, Swaine & Moore were getting a pretty sweet bonus deal, but they’ve got nothing on at least one competitor.Associates at Boies Schiller & Flexner LLP could get up to $250,000 as a year-end bonus, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.
A Major Corporate Law Firm Is Paying Out Truly Jaw-Dropping Bonuses
Strategy

Why Shopify Crowdsources Employee Bonuses

I’m sure we’ve all worked at companies where the loudest guy gets the biggest bonus.  In most companies, compensation is determined by a cabal of execs — guys that you may never have met—evaluating work that happened up to a whole year ago. Bonus compensation ends up being a function […]
Why Shopify Crowdsources Employee Bonuses
Strategy

5 Questions You Should Ask Before Accepting A Job Offer

[credit provider=”moronnic/statigr.am” url=”http://statigr.am/p/335973716118413159_5091734″] Finding the right job is never easy, and a recession that has caused employers to be gun-shy on hiring has made it even harder. So it’s easy to understand how it might be tempting to jump at an offer for a job that seems to meet your […]
5 Questions You Should Ask Before Accepting A Job Offer
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