Archive: November 1999

WHERE POLITICS AND SCHOLARS MEET

November 29th, 1999 by

Socrates would be proud. Louisiana State University’s Manship School of Mass Communication will launch its new Center for Media and Public Affairs on Jan. 1. The center seeks to elevate the quality of public discourse… Continued

THE BIG PICTURE: COMPENSATION ON A GLOBAL SCALE

November 29th, 1999 by

IABC’s plans to publish a comprehensive compensation study remain on track (PRN Sept. 13), but some new partners have come on board. Participating associations now include: Council of Communication Management; Arthur Page Society; European Confederation… Continued

HITCH YOUR WAGON TO A STAR…

November 29th, 1999 by

Or your Web site, as the case may be. In the "cool by association" category, master e-tailer amazon.com recently attached its name to the "Harry Potter" bandwagon with the launch of its Harry Potter Magical… Continued

Demonstrate Your Value to the Bottom Line, Earn Executive Respect

November 25th, 1999 by

With hospitals in an intense penny-pinching mode, the climate couldn’t be better for demonstrating how your communication programs contribute to the bottom line. Increasingly hospitals are rewarding this accountability with attractive incentives and -more importantly… Continued

Justify Your Existence With Measurable Results

November 25th, 1999 by

In healthcare, there’s no longer any room for the entitlement attitudes that once dominated the industry. Now, the name of the compensation game is performance. Demonstrate it and you’ve earned the ability to grow and… Continued

Healthcare Agency Salaries Outpace Other Industries

November 25th, 1999 by

While average agency salaries rose a modest 4% to 6% last year, healthcare agency compensation shot up 10%, according to research conducted by Marshall Consultants, an executive recruiter firm with offices in New York and… Continued

Corporate Communications Executives

November 25th, 1999 by

This section provides salary information for healthcare-focused corporate communications executives at large, medium and small companies nationwide. This information is derived from HPRMN’s sister publication, PR NEWS’s 1999 Salary Survey, and Marshall Consultants, an executive… Continued

Nonprofits’ Execs Cash In

November 25th, 1999 by

The nonprofit world is proving to be quite lucrative for top executives with compensation increasing 5.7% in 1998, nearly double the rate of 1997. The median salary for nonprofit CEOs was $207,990, according to The… Continued

Promotions/Raises? First Do the New Job, Then Ask for It

November 25th, 1999 by

CEOs want people who can provide solutions, not just tell them about problems. But too often, employees ask for what one CEO described as "time to whine." The same attitude is often manifested in discussions… Continued

CaseStudy

November 25th, 1999 by

Agency Reinvents Itself with Partnership-focused Employee Retention If you were an animal what would you be? CEO Roger Fischer of Fischer & Partners (F&P) in Marina del Ray, Calif., is an elephant whose core value… Continued