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How to Manage Multiple C-Level Executive Job Offers

By Robert Adelson on 12 November 22 /   Executive Employment

This article was published in CEOWorld on November 4, 2022. As a C-level executive, there are times when you are being poached by other companies, recruiters have presented attractive opportunities, or you are otherwise considering leaving your current company to advance your career, and more than one position presents itself. Each position has its strengths […]

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Executive Retention Packages – Terms and Negotiations

By Robert Adelson on 9 October 22 /   Executive Employment

This article was originally published in Ivy Exec on October 7, 2022. In your executive career, you may at times be presented with lucrative job offers that you can’t resist, or your employer may become the target of an acquisition or merger, and the company owners want to assure that essential management employees do not leave […]

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Stock Rights That Protect the Value of Your Executive Equity Compensation

By Robert Adelson on 10 September 22 /   Executive Employment

This article was originally published in CEOWorld on September 1, 2022. As a CEO or C-level executive, you may feel that your biggest financial opportunity from your services with a new company may not be your cash compensation, base salary or bonus, but rather your equity package. There may be one or more of several reasons you […]

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Executive Sign on Bonus, Retention Bonus and Other Bonuses – Terms and Negotiations

By Robert Adelson on 13 August 22 /   Executive Employment

This article was published in Ivy Exec on August 4, 2022. Bonuses are a big component of the typical executive compensation package. These include signing bonuses when you accept a job offer, performance bonuses which serve as incentives, and retention bonuses designed to keep you in your position for a period of time in M & A […]

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Building & Keeping Your Executive Team: How to Recruit and Retain Senior Executives for Your Startup or Early Stage Company

By Robert Adelson on 9 July 22 /   Executive Employment,Startups

Startups and early stage companies often encounter difficulty recruiting an A-level senior executive. They often cannot pay top dollar and are willing to try something different to recruit that ideal man or woman to fill the pressing need in their organization. In that time of need, the company hires me, as one who knows what […]

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Executive Termination: If You’ve Been Fired or Face That, Do You Have a Claim for Wrongful Termination?

By Robert Adelson on 5 June 22 /   Executive Employment

This article was published in IvyExec on May 27, 2022.  As a C-level or senior executive, and even mid-level executive, what if you are now facing employment termination? What if you have been put on a performance plan? What if you work in a hostile work environment? What if you have already been fired? And […]

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Negotiating Favorable Executive Equity Terms in an LLC – Capital vs. Profit Interests

By Robert Adelson on 29 April 22 /   Executive Employment

This article was published in CEO World Magazine on April 20, 2022.  Despite the pandemic, executive recruiters face one of the strongest candidate markets in the past twenty years. You have more negotiating power than ever for executive compensation. When it comes to executive equity compensation, do you know that there are differences between employee equity […]

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Merits of RSUs vs Stock Options and Other Forms of Executive Equity Compensation

By Robert Adelson on 3 April 22 /   Executive Employment

This article was published in Ivy Exec on March 30, 2022. Senior executives often receive equity as a significant part of their compensation. Companies use this as a way to incentivize them and give them a stake in the growth of the business. That equity comes in many forms, of which stock options (ISOs or […]

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Executive Relocation Risks, Mitigation Strategies and Terms to Seek in Your Relocation Package

By Robert Adelson on 25 February 22 /   Executive Employment

This article was published in CEO World Magazine on February 20, 2022. In this age of globalization, job opportunities abound as long as you are willing to relocate. Companies are aware that executive skillsets and experiences are often applied in different places and industries. They can be very creative in talent search and acquisition. As a […]

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Are You Getting the C-Suite Executive Salary You Deserve?

By Robert Adelson on 29 January 22 /   Executive Employment

This article was published in Ivy Exec on January 26, 2022. Although executive salary data can readily be found in online recruiting websites and executive compensation surveys by Gartner or Mercer, many C-suite executives still wonder if they are getting the salary, bonus and equity that they deserve, especially when they have special attributes and are hired with […]

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