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Articles by Jessica Marquez

After the Buyout Hr's Rising Equity

October 4, 2007
The private equity boom may have peaked, but one of its legacies is that investors recognize the value of human resources execs who know their financials and can help overhaul the workforce, revamp compensation and act as a mediator between unions and the company’s new owners.
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The 30 Highest-Paid HR Leaders

September 17, 2007
With his rich severance package, former Home Depot exec Dennis Donovan is, not unexpectedly, the highest paid HR leader of fiscal 2006. More surprisingly in Workforce Management 's fourth annual list of the highest-paid human resource leaders is how many smaller companies are paying their people chiefs top dollar. And the pay is increasingly being based on performance.
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The Platinum Handshake

September 17, 2007
The list of the 30 top-paid HR executives of 2006 presents a lesson that others in the field would be wise to heed: Don’t promise large severance packages that might make your company stand out from the pack.
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