Forum panelists say limited talent pool, other factors are driving bonuses higher.

Big mistake for jobseekers: overlooking the cover letter

Covers are often required even for senior positions, so be thoughtful. “When decision-makers are looking at a lot of different applicants, at some point they are looking for reasons to move names into the ‘no’ box,” said executive recruiter Philip Jaeger of Isaacson, Miller. “A thoughtless cover letter is an easy reason to do that, even if your experience is excellent."

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CEO Update is once again welcoming nominations for its annual recognition program honoring standout executives.


Transition planning will begin in December, APPA board announces. Kelly joined APPA in 2004, has been CEO since 2014.


Information technology industry association CEO leaving job after nine years to oversee global public policy at Netflix, according to media report.