Executives may feel they're at a disadvantage when negotiating the details of a pay package with a new employer. But you can level the playing ground by knowing your priorities and a few facts.
Stories by Perri Capell
"Ted Transformation" had several strikes against him when he decided to rejoin the workforce in mid-2004. He was 60 and had spent his entire career -- more than 30 years -- with one company. He had accepted a buyout from this employer in 2003, which left him with a gap on his resume when he started looking again.