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Articles by Fay Hansen

Opting Out of Stock Options

October 28, 2005
Since 2003, 58 percent of employers have reduced the number of employees who are eligible for stock option grants, and 61 percent have cut the number of shares granted.
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The New Way to Pay

October 28, 2005
Forget standard compensation practices. In an uneven recovery, companies use pay mixes designed to maximize productivity and minimize costs. Every component--base salaries, merit increases, short- and long-term incentives--is under discussion.
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The Move to Meaningful Metrics

October 25, 2005
Experts agree that recruiting-effectiveness measures are a more accurate gauge of value than efficiency measures such as time to fill and cost per hire. Designing the best effectiveness metrics is the new challenge.
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International Business Machine

July 12, 2005
Going global isn’t just for Western institutions anymore. With its acquisition of IBM’s PC division, Chinese tech giant Lenovo has become a company that operates without borders, buying up top talent in both advanced and developing nations.
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Where the Knowledge Workers Are

June 29, 2005
For years, corporate America has been hearing that transactional work is being sent overseas, while creative and innovative work is staying in the U.S. A look at what’s really going on in China, India and elsewhere tells a different story.
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