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Total Rewards (what is total rewards?)

Workspace Hoteling Programs Are In
January 29, 2015
About one-third of organizations have a workspace hoteling program in place and another third are considering it.
Employer Contributions Key to Health Accounts
January 29, 2015
Whether employers contribute to employees' individual health accounts is a critical factor affecting average HSA and HRA account balances.
Average 401(k) Balance Hits Record Levels, IRA Balances Continued Growing in 2014
January 29, 2015
Lower unemployment and record-setting stock market performance helped to make 2014 a good year for retirement savers.

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Compensation (what is compensation?)

Moderate Pay Raises Slated for Sales Personnel in 2015 After 2014 Blowout
January 21, 2015
While pay increases are projected to increase at a median 3%, recent history indicates compensation for sales personnel likely will be more than that.
85% of Companies Continue Targeting Market Median for Base Pay
January 19, 2015
Employers tend to assess the market value of jobs annually and address market conditions on an as-needed basis. Currently, the market isn't compelling employers to accelerate wage growth.
Compensation for Board Directors Rises
January 14, 2015
Some companies could have been reluctant to increase director pay during the recession. With the economy on the mend, companies might be trying to recover several years of increases in a single adjustment.

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Benefits (what are benefits?)

Workspace Hoteling Programs Are In
January 29, 2015
About one-third of organizations have a workspace hoteling program in place and another third are considering it.
Employer Contributions Key to Health Accounts
January 29, 2015
Whether employers contribute to employees' individual health accounts is a critical factor affecting average HSA and HRA account balances.
Average 401(k) Balance Hits Record Levels, IRA Balances Continued Growing in 2014
January 29, 2015
Lower unemployment and record-setting stock market performance helped to make 2014 a good year for retirement savers.

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Work-Life (what is work-life?)

Workspace Hoteling Programs Are In
January 29, 2015
About one-third of organizations have a workspace hoteling program in place and another third are considering it.
Despite Being Unhappy with Their Pay, Nearly 8 in 10 Find Satisfaction with Co-Workers
December 29, 2014
A dynamic labor market has made keeping current employees a priority. While pay increases aren't always an option, employers can do things to keep employees motivated.
70% of Employees Are Significantly More Stressed During the Holidays
December 29, 2014
Whether financial woes, family feuds or simply balancing seasonal pressures with the rest of life, the holidays are stressful for almost everyone — and it affects work.

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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

Majority of Working Americans Say Saving for Retirement Not a Priority
January 21, 2015
Paying off a mortgage or other debts is the biggest barrier that prevents working-age people from saving adequately for life after work.
Friendships Increase Job Satisfaction for UK, Irish Workers
December 29, 2014
83% of UK and Irish employees believe their work relationships are important to their quality of life, yet almost half (45%) have no colleagues they consider to be real friends.
Bogged-Down Global Benefits Managers Missing Opportunities
December 29, 2014
62% of global pension and benefits managers claim that day-to-day operational activities are limiting their ability to add value and hampering their strategic contribution to the company.

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HR Profession

Lack of Automation of Talent Management Functions Hinders Business Success
January 15, 2015
72% of survey respondents indicate that a lack of automation of talent management functions is still hindering business success.
Finding a New Job Is Among Work-Related New Year's Resolutions
January 14, 2015
An expanding economy and widespread employment gains are motivating employees to consider bigger and better opportunities. Skilled workers are expected to have more leverage as the competition for labor intensifies.
Hiring Managers Struggle to Find Candidates Who 'Fit'
December 29, 2014
Just 7% of hiring managers say that nearly all or most job seekers have the right combination of skills and traits to fill open positions.

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