Jorge Gutierrez

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Sorrell says high pay is for 'top-of-the-tree’ performance

WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell refuses to apologise for his multi-million pay package<p>Sir Martin Sorrell, boss of the world’s largest advertising group, has said that he “makes no apologies” for his large pay package.<p>The WPP boss claimed his earnings were entirely based on performance, which is …

The Entrepreneur's Guide to Pay-for-Performance Consulting

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you have to pay for work even if it does not produce results. In contrast, a pay-for-performance agreement means you give a cut of the results to your collaborators instead of paying up front -- neither of …

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SEC Rule Would Link Executive Pay To Performance

The Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3-2 today to propose a rule to link the pay of top corporate executives to their companies' financial performance.<p>NPR's Jim Zarroli, reporting on All Things Considered, says: "The rule grew out of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial overhaul bill. And it …

Study: Paying Doctors for Performance Leads to Better Care

When physicians were offered financial incentives, more patients reached health goals.<p><b>Problem:</b> People get sick and doctors want to make them better. But the real world creeps in, as it does, and a shortage of physicians, burnout, and a slew of other issues such as doctors being humans and therefore …

Teachers’ pay should be based on performance, not years worked: report

Teachers should receive pay increases based on their classroom performance and student feedback, not years in the profession, according to a new report commissioned by a group representing Canada's largest employers.<p>The report from the Canadian Council of Chief Executives (CCCE) says the current …

11 weird but useful Spanish expressions everyone should learn

1. A buenas horas, mangas verdes (“It’s too late, green sleeves.”)<p>Don’t try to find any hidden meanings added by the mysterious green sleeves part. …