Google Hire Highlights Wall St. Talent Problem

…To compete, Wall Street needs to improve its treatment of workers, says Alan Johnson of compensation consulting firm Johnson Associates. “The conventional wisdom for 30 years was that if you want to make the most money you go to Wall Street. But now you can make more money in tech, and you can have a…

Exec Comp at Finance Firms Defined by Regulation

…Alan Johnson, managing director of compensation consultant Johnson Associates, says the design of comp programs for banks has stabilized as companies have come to terms with regulations. He says that, in general, executives have a small salary, a moderate cash bonus and performance-based stock… Agenda / March 19, 2015

Bank Bonuses Mixed, Reflecting a Mixed Year

…Johnson Associates says cash and stock bonuses for the banking industry are expected to be largely stagnant from a year ago. The mostly flat bonuses are driven by two things, said Alan Johnson, managing director of the firm. “It’s weak revenue growth and continued cost from regulation and litigation,” he said. “Profits are so-so.”…. Charlotte…