Salary Cuts Made Whole by Year’s End Thanks to Teamwork, Renewed Resolve

For Root Learning, 2008 was one of its best years on record. The Sylvania, Ohio-based company was able to pay off its debt and award debt-retirement bonuses to its approximately 100 employees. However, the celebration was short-lived. With the downturn in the economy, sales dropped 30 percent during the first quarter of 2009, leaving company […]

Microsoft to Boost Cash Compensation

Microsoft has announced plans to shift stock awards into the base salaries for its most valuable workers, proving more cash up front, says Bloomberg. This comes amid news of increasingly competitive compensation practices in the technology sector, with Google, Twitter, and and Facebook camps looking to attract…and keep the best engineers and computer scientists. Some […]