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Old Jun 30th 2022, 12:28 pm
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CEOs of charities on six-figure salaries are not unusual these day...... he RNLI pays its CEO £160k, because, you know, "you have to pay to get the best people" or somesuch garbage.

The amount siphoned off in "administration", etc., can be mindblowing - but you give to charity so you can fund somebody's lifestyle, don't you?
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Default Re: What has p*ssed you off today...part II

Originally Posted by macliam View Post
CEOs of charities on six-figure salaries are not unusual these day...... he RNLI pays its CEO £160k, because, you know, "you have to pay to get the best people" or somesuch garbage.
Or someone closely associated who tries to wangle such a position twice. The brass neck to be prevented once and then trying it on again
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Default Re: What has p*ssed you off today...part II

Originally Posted by macliam View Post
CEOs of charities on six-figure salaries are not unusual these day...... he RNLI pays its CEO £160k, because, you know, "you have to pay to get the best people" or somesuch garbage.

The amount siphoned off in "administration", etc., can be mindblowing - but you give to charity so you can fund somebody's lifestyle, don't you?

160k? Peanuts.
  1. Anthony R Tersigni, Ascension Health

    Title:
    Chief Executive Officer
    Amount:
    $10,631,627
    Base:
    $1,400,605
    % Revenue:
    0.4%
    % Comp:
    1.2%
    NTEE:
    X00: Religion: General
    Revenue:
    $2,389,900,816
    FYE:
    2020-06
    Location:
    St Louis, MO
    Website:
    healthcare.ascension.org
  2. James Skogsbergh, Advocate Aurora Health

    Title:
    Chief Executive Officer , President , Director
    Amount:
    $5,964,082
    Base:
    $1,871,319
    % Revenue:
    6.9%
    % Comp:
    8.2%
    NTEE:
    E02: Health Care Management and Technical Assistance
    Revenue:
    $86,484,448
    FYE:
    2019-12
    Location:
    Downers Grove, IL
    Website:
    advocateaurorahealth.org
  3. Tiffany Carr, Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    Title:
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Amount:
    $4,615,910
    Base:
    $416,816
    % Revenue:
    8.3%
    % Comp:
    77.9%
    NTEE:
    I70: Protection Against, Prevention of Neglect, Abuse, Exploitation
    Revenue:
    $55,904,252
    FYE:
    2019-06
    Location:
    FT Lauderdale, FL
    Website:
    fcadv.org
  4. Lewis von Thaer, Battelle Memorial Institute

    Title:
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Amount:
    $3,775,540
    Base:
    $1,058,348
    % Revenue:
    0.0%
    % Comp:
    0.1%
    NTEE:
    U40: Engineering and Technology Research, Services
    Revenue:
    $9,245,496,160
    FYE:
    2019-09
    Location:
    Columbus, OH
    Website:
    battelle.org
  5. Robert Schultze, International City Management Association Retirement Corporation

    Title:
    President and Chief Executive Officer and Dir Until 11 and 4 and 19 / President and Chief Executive Officer
    Amount:
    $3,125,351
    Base:
    $616,250
    % Revenue:
    1.3%
    % Comp:
    2.0%
    NTEE:
    Y30: Pension and Retirement Funds
    Revenue:
    $243,525,421
    FYE:
    2019-12
    Location:
    Washington, DC
    Website:
    icmarc.org
  6. Thomas P Campbell, Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Title:
    Executive Director
    Amount:
    $3,017,012
    Base:
    $543,317
    % Revenue:
    0.7%
    % Comp:
    1.3%
    NTEE:
    A51: Art Museums
    Revenue:
    $414,668,610
    FYE:
    2018-06
    Location:
    New York, NY
    Website:
    metmuseum.org
  7. Michael W Howard, Electric Power Research Institute

    Title:
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Amount:
    $2,528,882
    Base:
    $690,090
    % Revenue:
    0.6%
    % Comp:
    1.3%
    NTEE:
    U40: Engineering and Technology Research, Services
    Revenue:
    $421,043,576
    FYE:
    2019-12
    Location:
    Palo Alto, CA
    Website:
    epri.com
  8. Nancy Brown, American Heart Association

    Title:
    Chief Executive Officer
    Amount:
    $2,517,493
    Base:
    $851,015
    % Revenue:
    0.4%
    % Comp:
    0.7%
    NTEE:
    G43: Heart and Circulatory System Diseases, Disorders
    Revenue:
    $700,362,587
    FYE:
    2020-06
    Location:
    Dallas, TX
    Website:
    heart.org
  9. Gordon van Welie, ISO New England

    Title:
    President , and Chief Executive Officer
    Amount:
    $2,486,089
    Base:
    $831,762
    % Revenue:
    1.3%
    % Comp:
    2.1%
    NTEE:
    W20: Government and Public Administration
    Revenue:
    $195,643,356
    FYE:
    2020-12
    Location:
    Holyoke, MA
    Website:
    iso-ne.com
  10. David Myers-See Sch J Notes, American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences

    Title:
    Board Member , President and Chief Executive Officer
    Amount:
    $2,430,374
    Base:
    $715,384
    % Revenue:
    0.3%
    % Comp:
    1.1%
    NTEE:
    U50: Biological, Life Science Research
    Revenue:
    $829,569,118
    FYE:
    2019-12
    Location:
    Arlington, VA
    Website:
    air.org
  11. Wynton Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center

    Title:
    Managing and Artistic Director
    Amount:
    $2,361,171
    Base:
    $1,791,925
    % Revenue:
    8.7%
    % Comp:
    11.8%
    NTEE:
    A68: Music
    Revenue:
    $27,240,751
    FYE:
    2020-06
    Location:
    New York, NY
    Website:
    2021.jazz.org
  12. Edward J Grefenstette, The Dietrich Foundation

    Title:
    President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Information Officer
    Amount:
    $2,315,041
    Base:
    $540,000
    % Revenue:
    3.0%
    % Comp:
    60.3%
    NTEE:
    T30: Public Foundations
    Revenue:
    $76,422,895
    FYE:
    2019-12
    Location:
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Website:
    dietrichfoundation.net
  13. Alan F. List, MD, Moffitt Cancer Center

    Title:
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Amount:
    $2,298,047
    Base:
    $962,345
    % Revenue:
    1.1%
    % Comp:
    1.6%
    NTEE:
    H30: Cancer Research
    Revenue:
    $203,209,481
    FYE:
    2020-06
    Location:
    Tampa, FL
    Website:
    moffitt.org
  14. Dale Maxwell, Presbyterian Healthcare Services

    Title:
    President and Chief Executive Officer and Director
    Amount:
    $2,254,771
    Base:
    $1,284,036
    % Revenue:
    0.1%
    % Comp:
    0.2%
    NTEE:
    X00: Religion: General
    Revenue:
    $1,948,082,742
    FYE:
    2019-12
    Location:
    Albuquerque, NM
    Website:
    phs.org
  15. Mary Leary, Mather LifeWays

    Title:
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Amount:
    $2,226,163
    Base:
    $699,380
    % Revenue:
    4.2%
    % Comp:
    7.5%
    NTEE:
    P81: Senior Centers and Services
    Revenue:
    $52,953,061
    FYE:
    2019-12
    Location:
    Evanston, IL
    Website:
    mather.com
  16. C Darby, In-Q-Tel

    Title:
    President , Chief Executive Officer and Trustee
    Amount:
    $2,222,343
    Base:
    $769,620
    % Revenue:
    1.7%
    % Comp:
    4.4%
    NTEE:
    U40: Engineering and Technology Research, Services
    Revenue:
    $133,417,523
    FYE:
    2020-03
    Location:
    Arlington, VA
    Website:
    iqt.org
  17. Clive Gillinson, Carnegie Hall / The Carnegie Hall Corporation

    Title:
    Executive and Artistic Director
    Amount:
    $2,167,405
    Base:
    $1,337,640
    % Revenue:
    3.2%
    % Comp:
    4.6%
    NTEE:
    A68: Music
    Revenue:
    $67,672,916
    FYE:
    2020-06
    Location:
    New York, NY
    Website:
    carnegiehall.org
  18. David Zolet, Logistics Management Institute

    Title:
    Chief Executive Officer and President
    Amount:
    $2,165,759
    Base:
    $654,157
    % Revenue:
    0.7%
    % Comp:
    1.0%
    NTEE:
    S05: Community Improvement and Capacity Building Research Institutes and Public Policy Analysis
    Revenue:
    $330,749,865
    FYE:
    2019-09
    Location:
    Mclean, VA
    Website:
    lmi.org
  19. John Petrovich, The Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research

    Title:
    Chief Executive Officer
    Amount:
    $2,155,823
    Base:
    $358,937
    % Revenue:
    1.0%
    % Comp:
    15.6%
    NTEE:
    H90: Medical Specialty Research
    Revenue:
    $225,963,433
    FYE:
    2021-03
    Location:
    Santa Clarita, CA
    Website:
    aemf.org
  20. Peter Miller, The Institutes

    Title:
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Amount:
    $2,070,074
    Base:
    $788,123
    % Revenue:
    2.7%
    % Comp:
    7.8%
    NTEE:
    Y20: Insurance Providers, Services
    Revenue:
    $77,706,816
    FYE:
    2019-12
    Location:
    Malvern, PA
    Website:
    web.theinstitutes.org
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Old Jul 5th 2022, 9:48 am
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Default Re: What has p*ssed you off today...part II

Originally Posted by dakota44 View Post
160k? Peanuts.
  1. Anthony R Tersigni, Ascension Health

    ....etc.
I don't know how many of those qualify as charities, other than on a purely taxation basis, or how many are funded purely by public susbscription, but those salaries are rediculous in any supposedly "caring" organization.

The ridiculous imbalance between those who game the system and those who pay for it is as bad as anything under feudalism.
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Originally Posted by dakota44 View Post
160k? Peanuts.
  1. Anthony R Tersigni, Ascension Health

    et al
This post made me physically sick
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Old Jul 5th 2022, 8:45 pm
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This post made me physically sick
Literally?
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Old Jul 5th 2022, 8:54 pm
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Default Re: What has p*ssed you off today...part II

Originally Posted by macliam View Post
I don't know how many of those qualify as charities, other than on a purely taxation basis, or how many are funded purely by public susbscription, but those salaries are rediculous in any supposedly "caring" organization.

The ridiculous imbalance between those who game the system and those who pay for it is as bad as anything under feudalism.

Not that it makes much difference, but those orgs aren't charities like Mind, or Red Cross or Oxfam. Those in the US are almost certainly 501c(4)s. Red Cross et al are 501c(3)s. 501c3 denotes orgs with a charitable purpose and donations to them are tax deductible. 501c4s meet a different standard, are there for "social welfare", can engage in political lobbying and other activity forbidden to c3s, and donations to them are not tax deductible. Hospitals often get c4 status.
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Old Jul 6th 2022, 7:33 am
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Not political, BUT, I've got a new computer, and it automatically spell checks everything I write, but it's bl***y American, so doesn't like me hearing rumours, expects me to hear rumors.. I keep having to update the spellchecker. Rant over.
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Old Jul 6th 2022, 9:44 am
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Not political, BUT, I've got a new computer, and it automatically spell checks everything I write, but it's bl***y American, so doesn't like me hearing rumours, expects me to hear rumors.. I keep having to update the spellchecker. Rant over.
If it's running Windows 10, have a look in Settings/Time & Language/Language for the spelling and/or Settings/Devices/Typing to turn autocorrect off (or on).

Should be similar in Windows 11, one would hope
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If it's running Windows 10, have a look in Settings/Time & Language/Language for the spelling and/or Settings/Devices/Typing to turn autocorrect off (or on).

Should be similar in Windows 11, one would hope
Anything that allows me to select English (UK) I do so.
I don't mind the squiggly underlining but I see it less often with UK chosen.

I just wish there was something that highlights when something is a word but not the one I intended.

Of all the keyboards I've used I've had nothing like this one that either doesn't always pick up my touch on certain letters or the space bar or puts three letters when I do a double. Or puts two spaces when I only do one.

M is the biggest culprit and when I type time it comes out as tie so there's no squiggly line to make me see it.

Other than that I very much like this laptop but I still find it tempting to get a new one.
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It's Windows 11, so just went into setting and disabled it to stop it keeping telling me I've made a mistake.
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Originally Posted by BuckinghamshireBoy View Post
If it's running Windows 10, have a look in Settings/Time & Language/Language for the spelling and/or Settings/Devices/Typing to turn autocorrect off (or on).

Should be similar in Windows 11, one would hope
In windows 11, you go to Settings -> Time and Language -> Language and Region. For me, being in the US and only wanting US behavior, I'm happy with the selection that's already there - English (United States). But there's a button for 'Add a Language' and I presume that's where I would add English (UK), and having added the second language, I presume I could then flip between English (US) and English (UK). However, I'm not sure if that affects spell check or not (see below).

The first question for Mikelincs would be - do you see 'English (UK)' or 'English (US)' on that page? When you first set up the computer, you are asked to make a selection. I would have thought you would have selected UK, and if so, your spell check should be UK based. HOWEVER - It may be that the 'windows' language choice here only affects 'applications' like Word, Excel, etc. If you are looking for spelling corrections in a browser-based environment, such as BE, maybe that's controlled by the browser.

For me, in Chrome, I can go to (...) -> Settings -> Languages. Here I see "English (US)", and an option to 'add languages'. Finally, there's an option for 'spell check'. So it would seem the spell checking function of a browser site like BE is controlled in this Chrome settings area, not the Windows settings area (though the windows setting possibly 'influences' (defaults) the browser settings). The same settings are available in 'Edge', and I imagine FireFox and others also.

Originally Posted by mikelincs View Post
It's Windows 11, so just went into setting and disabled it to stop it keeping telling me I've made a mistake.
So did turning it off in 'windows settings' do the trick? I'm curious now to understand how the browser spell check settings relate to the 'windows' spell check settings.

EDIT TO ADD - this page - Introducing an improved spellcheck experience in Microsoft Edge - Microsoft Edge Blog (windows.com) suggests that since 2020, Edge, Chrome and Windows share a common spell check experience. Lots of details though, which I haven't pursued.

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Originally Posted by Steerpike View Post
In windows 11, you go to Settings -> Time and Language -> Language and Region. For me, being in the US and only wanting US behavior, I'm happy with the selection that's already there - English (United States). But there's a button for 'Add a Language' and I presume that's where I would add English (UK), and having added the second language, I presume I could then flip between English (US) and English (UK). However, I'm not sure if that affects spell check or not (see below).

The first question for Mikelincs would be - do you see 'English (UK)' or 'English (US)' on that page? When you first set up the computer, you are asked to make a selection. I would have thought you would have selected UK, and if so, your spell check should be UK based. HOWEVER - It may be that the 'windows' language choice here only affects 'applications' like Word, Excel, etc. If you are looking for spelling corrections in a browser-based environment, such as BE, maybe that's controlled by the browser.

For me, in Chrome, I can go to (...) -> Settings -> Languages. Here I see "English (US)", and an option to 'add languages'. Finally, there's an option for 'spell check'. So it would seem the spell checking function of a browser site like BE is controlled in this Chrome settings area, not the Windows settings area (though the windows setting possibly 'influences' (defaults) the browser settings). The same settings are available in 'Edge', and I imagine FireFox and others also.


So did turning it off in 'windows settings' do the trick? I'm curious now to understand how the browser spell check settings relate to the 'windows' spell check settings.

EDIT TO ADD - this page - Introducing an improved spellcheck experience in Microsoft Edge - Microsoft Edge Blog (windows.com) suggests that since 2020, Edge, Chrome and Windows share a common spell check experience. Lots of details though, which I haven't pursued.
I've got the setting sorted out now, I did tell it English (UK) when I first set it up, it's jut the spell checker.
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My friends recently bought an extemely smoke damaged and roughly lived in home. As a housewarming i wanted to get all the nicotine professionally cleaned and give the house a thorough clean. After having the cleaning crew there for a total of 12 hours the house looks no different. Still cobwebs on the ceilings, the nicotine stains look no better, some walls weren't even touched.

The owner of the business is trying to make it out as my fault for having too high expectations. And now says they are too short staffed to send another team to finish the job properly. And of course since they are not admitting any sort of fault they want me to pay for every additional hour they do come out. Zero apologies or concessions offered by them. Completely unprofessional and now i'm at a loss of what to do with these people.

Haven't paid them a cent yet, part of me wants to just tell them to sod off and they aren't getting a cent unless they come finish the job.
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