New ERI White Paper

by ERI Salary Surveys 9. August 2011 12:01

ERI Economic Research Institute’s recent white paper, “CD&A Scorecard: Transparency and Shareholder Alignment” by Malak Kazan, Senior Associate, is available for download via http//


How is LinkedIn's CEO, Executive Compensation Impacted by the IPO?

by Malak Kazan, CECP, CCP, CBP, GRP 22. July 2011 15:15

The B2B social media networking site, LinkedIn, had its initial public offering on May 19, 2011. There has been much media coverage of Linkedin’s IPO, and we thought it would be of interest to understand the executive compensation package of Linkedin’s CEO, Jeff Weiner.


Technically Speaking… Does Excel Always Know What is Best For Your Compensation Data?

by ERI Salary Surveys 1. July 2011 14:14
The use of Microsoft Excel in the business compensation environment for performing quick and easy calculations has become ubiquitous, making the need to cite usage statistics pretty much meaningless. I often cut and paste data into a spreadsheet for some quick compensation data analyses, even when I have much more powerful statistical software packages at my disposal. [More]

Checking Out Charities – 2010 Giving in US Reaches $291 Billion

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 20. June 2011 09:20

Americans have remained generous with their donations even with a less than booming economy, according to the annual report from Giving USA ( The report also reveals how some commonly held ideas about charities may be wrong.


Geographic Pay for Executives

by Malak Kazan, CECP, CCP, CBP, GRP 23. May 2011 15:00

Pay varies by geographic location for most jobs. Executive positions, however, tend to be treated differently for a variety of reasons.


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