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Total Rewards (what is total rewards?)

Employees Favor Companies Playing a More Active Role in Retirement Plans
May 13, 2015
Plan sponsors have reservations about taking a more active role in encouraging specific levels of saving and providing retirement saving or income projections. Fiduciary concerns are a primary roadblock.
Americans Likely Leaving $24 Billion Annually in Unclaimed 401(k) Company Matches on the Table
May 13, 2015
One-quarter of U.S. workers misses out on receiving the full 401(k) company match by not saving enough.
Assessing 'Readiness' Critical to Achieving a Robust Leadership Pipeline, But There Are Few 'Ready Now' Candidates
May 13, 2015
Less than one-third of business leaders believe their organizations are doing a good enough job of cultivating "ready now" leaders.

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Compensation (what is compensation?)

UK Pay Growth Set to Stabilize in the Year Ahead
April 29, 2015
Across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, pay growth is being driven by factors such as the competition for talent, economic growth expectations and the shifting weight of base salary.
2014 Bonus Payouts, LTIs and Pension Values Fueled Biggest CEO Pay Increases Since 2010
April 23, 2015
CEOs at the nation's largest corporations saw their total compensation accelerate last year at its fastest clip since 2010.
It's Real: Strong Relationship Exists Between Employees' Perceptions of Total Rewards and Overall Engagement
April 10, 2015
60% of engaged employees say their total rewards overall (i.e., everything an employer provide to employees) are above or well above what other employers offer.

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Benefits (what are benefits?)

Employees Favor Companies Playing a More Active Role in Retirement Plans
May 13, 2015
Plan sponsors have reservations about taking a more active role in encouraging specific levels of saving and providing retirement saving or income projections. Fiduciary concerns are a primary roadblock.
Americans Likely Leaving $24 Billion Annually in Unclaimed 401(k) Company Matches on the Table
May 13, 2015
One-quarter of U.S. workers misses out on receiving the full 401(k) company match by not saving enough.
Boomers, Gen Xers Losing Confidence in Traditional Retirement, But Also Aren't Actively Planning
May 13, 2015
Most people from both Generation X and the Baby Boomer generation believe that the traditional definition of retirement is a "romantic fantasy of the past."

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Work-Life (what is work-life?)

80% of Working Parents Believe They Can 'Have It All,' But Success Looks Different by Gender
May 7, 2015
More working moms say they're more successful as a parent, while working dads say they achieve greater success in their careers.
Only 1 in 10 Employees Define Success at Work as 'High Performance'
April 23, 2015
Talent shortages for in-demand skills persist and have caused HR departments worldwide to rethink how they develop and motivate individuals to meet performance goals.
Optimism Might Not Be as Great an Asset for Performance as Believed
April 14, 2015
Optimism might not be that great an influence on overall performance, but it does have its place. Think "motivating employees" and "getting buy-in."

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Canada

Switzerland Top Spot for Overall Quality of Life for Expats
October 27, 2014
Canada is home to the highest proportion of expat retirees in the world while expats in the U.S. cite the educational system and a mature economy as highlights of living in the U.S.Canada is home to the highest proportion of expat retirees in the world while expats in the U.S. cite the educational system and a mature economy as highlights of living in the U.S.
Health the No. 1 Reason Canadians Can't Retire When Planned
October 23, 2014
70% of retired Canadians did not stop working on the date they planned and 41% of those cited personal health as the primary reason for retiring earlier.
Less than Half of Working Age Canadians have a Workplace Retirement Plan
October 16, 2014
66% of Canadians with workplace retirement plans are likely to keep the investments within their employer plan and begin to draw an income when they retire rather than transfer the assets to another financial institution.

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Global

UK Pay Growth Set to Stabilize in the Year Ahead
April 29, 2015
Across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, pay growth is being driven by factors such as the competition for talent, economic growth expectations and the shifting weight of base salary.
Focus on Talent Development Correlates with Company Financial Performance
April 23, 2015
HR has the opportunity to find, support and drive the talent that ultimately leads to greater financial success.
Only 1 in 10 Employees Define Success at Work as 'High Performance'
April 23, 2015
Talent shortages for in-demand skills persist and have caused HR departments worldwide to rethink how they develop and motivate individuals to meet performance goals.

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HR Profession

Assessing 'Readiness' Critical to Achieving a Robust Leadership Pipeline, But There Are Few 'Ready Now' Candidates
May 13, 2015
Less than one-third of business leaders believe their organizations are doing a good enough job of cultivating "ready now" leaders.
Future Leadership Is the Top Priority for Execs When Hiring College Recruits
May 4, 2015
54% of executives say college recruiting efforts are designed with an eye to the future, while "supporting the company's immediate operational needs" and "building the business/corporate capabilities" trail.
Despite Concerns Over Skills Gap, Private Companies Remain Bullish About Growth Forecasts, Hiring
April 29, 2015
63% of private companies plan to add full-time employees in the coming year, regardless of increasing worry about a lack of qualified workers and growing wage pressure.

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