Vienna, Austria - Successful salary negotiations must consider the interests of the employees and the company at the same timeRead more
Evita Lune, Partner & Country Manager for Latvia at Pedersen & Partners was the Keynote Speaker at the Women's Entrepreneurship Day (WED) which took place in Riga, Latvia on November 19th, 2014.Read more
Executive pay increases by 3.5%
The average cash compensation of a top executive in a large, global corporation is 1.4 million Euros with an average increase of 3.5% compared to the previous year. The compensation includes a base salary of 681,000 Euros and a short-term bonus of 719,000 Euros gross per year. On average, base salaries increased by 3.1% and short-term bonuses by 4.2%.Read more
Skopje, Macedonia - Goran Civkaroski, Country Manager in Macedonia for the executive search company Pedersen & Partners, says that high-quality managers can be found in Macedonia for any position, the only issue is where and how to find them.Read more
Bratislava, Slovakia - After conducting multiple interviews, who do you remember? The candidates who create the most powerful images in your mind, naturally – intense impressions that are triggered by stories and narratives, not dry facts.Read more
June 4th, 2014 - Madrid, Spain - PT: Good morning. Today on Hablemos de Empresa (Let’s Talk Business) it is my pleasure to interview a dear friend, the great professional Alberto Bocchieri. Good morning, Alberto. You are a Partner at Pedersen & Partners, an Executive Search company, you come from the world of finance and you have been a head-hunter since 2007. You have been in Spain since 2001, practically the same year that I arrived. You are a great fan of Spain, you love the country, and you take a close interest in its developments. I thought of interviewing you because the current moment we are going through seemed of particular interest – we are almost out of the end of the tunnel - a perfect juncture at which to find out your opinion regarding what might lie in store over the next few months and years from an employment perspective.Read more
July 13th, 2014 – Bratislava, Slovakia – In 2013, the highest-earning state-paid holder of public office in the Slovak Republic was Igor Lichnovský, CEO of Eximbanka SR. According to the financial statements, in 2013 he was paid 132 thousand Euros for his public office – almost three times more than Prime Minister Robert Fico, who earned "only" 45 thousand Euros for the same year. Chiefs of state enterprises and fully state-owned joint stock companies are similarly well-paid, with managers of state forests, railways and aviation administrations also out-earning their Government "bosses".Read more
June 18th, 2014 - San Jose, Costa Rica - The secret of increasing productivity and staff loyalty is in the company environment. Although employers are sometimes reluctant to invest in improving the physical space where employees work, many large corporations have prospered precisely because of this factor.
Stress levels generated by a high-paced work environment can cause emotional stress; this can foster a sense of employee dissatisfaction, regardless of high salaries.Read more
May 1st, 2014 -Tashkent, Uzbekistan - Ta People tell me how difficult it is to find a good employee almost every day. Searching for employees is no easy task, and it's even harder to find talent capable of leading, building teams, achieving corporate goals and bringing the company to new levels of development. These skills, of course, are vital for top-level managers.
Despite the difficulties, recruiting the best top managers is possible – you simply need to follow some basic rules.Read more
June 25th, 2014 – Dubai, UAE – Family Businesses – Playing a pivotal role in the EconomyRead more