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Want more customers? Lower your CEO’s pay.

Your CEO’s paycheck may be hurting your company’s bottom line.

That’s what a new study by the Harvard Business School’s Bhavya Mohan, Michael Norton, and Rohit Deshpandé shows. 445 more words

Finance

Martha Stewart is about to make some serious dough

Martha Stewart agreed to sell her media empire to Sequential Brands Monday in a deal that was worth $353 million, but there was very little announced about the fate of Stewart herself until today. 194 more words

Leadership

This big retailer just raised its minimum wage for U.S. workers — again

Last June, Ikea announced it would raise its hourly minimum wage in U.S. stores from $9.17 to $10.76, a 17.3% hike. Now, almost exactly one year later to the day, Ikea is doing it again. 165 more words

Leadership

These are the most extreme jobs

Adrenaline addicts looking for a new job may want to consider a few of the following: Crocodile physiologist, venom milker and skydiving instructor. They all made a list of the world’s most extreme jobs, at least according to YourTradeBase, a company that helps other businesses with the entirely sedate job of completing their paperwork. 145 more words

Careers

Warren Buffett: $15 minimum wage will hurt the working class

Warren Buffett is a favorite of the American left for his support of such policies as higher taxes on the rich and healthcare reform.

But advocates for workers rights may be a little less pleased with the billionaire investor after he published an… 266 more words

Finance

Here are the 5 top-paying jobs at Amazon

Online retail giant Amazon is known for its ability to get customers almost any product they want. And while making that happen, their employees are paid handsomely at the top tiers of the company, based on total compensation, including bonuses and stocks. 107 more words

Tech

McDonald's turnaround plan: Bad news for workers expecting pay hikes?

When McDonald’s announced last month that it planned to raise wages for some of its workers in the United States, the company said the increases—to $1 higher than the local minimum wage—would apply only to the restaurants it owned. 451 more words

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