golden hello


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golden hello

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(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) informal a payment made to a sought-after recruit on signing a contract of employment with a company
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OWNERS of a north-east care home have come up with a unique way of combating a nursing shortage - a golden hello.
Chief executive Rico Back, who faced heavy criticism over a PS5.8m golden hello when he joined last June, missed out on an annual bonus and former boss Moya Greene also failed to secure a payout following poor results.
It comes just days after financial services giant Standard Life Aberdeen suffered a similar-sized revolt over its pay awards, with investors unhappy about a "golden hello" award of shares worth PS750,000 for incoming finance chief Stephanie Bruce - on top of a PS525,000 salary and a possible bonus of up to 350% of her basic wage.
The Mail on Sunday's report said that troops expelled following drug offences were being contacted by MoD officials and told they can qualify for "golden hello" payments.
Marmite maker Unilever, where the chief executive banked PS10million last year, and Royal Mail, which paid its boss a PS6million "golden hello" are due to be quizzed.
The new nurse will be offered a salary of PS22,128 - PS28,746 for the full-time role and a PS1,500 golden hello in a bid to increase candidate numbers.
The new boss of STV defending his enormous PS1.2million pay packet including an PS853,000 "golden hello".
PIRC slammed a PS445,000 golden hello for new boss Sergio Bucher when he joined, plus a 12% pay rise, when staff got 4.7%.
GPs in training will receive a "golden hello" of how much if they start their careers in rural areas, according to a proposed initiative?
OIL and gas exploration firm BG has sidestepped a potential revolt over a PS15m "golden hello" for its new boss by announcing a revised package in the face of shareholder opposition.
Andrea Orcel, an ex Bank of America Merrill Lynch banker, has reportedly been paid almost GBP19.2 million as a golden hello by UBS (NYSE: UBS).