Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Article Alert: Voices of Experience in ethikos.

Recently, those of you subscribing to ethikos may have noticed an interesting article in the September/October 2006 issue.

"The Voices of Experience: Advice from the Field" (September/October 2006, Vol. 20, No. 2) is an article we put together demonstrating some of the insights contained in the interview chapter of the book.

Below is a small excerpt.

It's about more than money
Although it has not always been so in this line of work, most interviewees now describe favorable compensation--pay and benefits--comparable to other jobs on a similar level. (Since conducting these interviews we have read that one compliance officer, as part of a corporate merger, received severance compensation estimated at over $5,700,000. No vows of poverty in this order!) In general, however, pay is not such a large concern. "There is a sense that, for some people, you're making a difference if you do the job right, that you do stand for something good," said William Prachar, a former compliance officer and now outside counsel...

You can see the rest of the article by ordering a back issue from ethikos.