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Total Rewards (what is total rewards?)

Interest, Investment in Evidence-Based HR Is on the Rise, But Adoption Isn't Getting the Traction Predicted
April 15, 2015
HR professionals around the globe are skeptical about the ability of advanced analytics to add significant value to the HR function.
PPACA Has Small Businesses Focusing on Retirement Benefits
April 14, 2015
Two-thirds of small-business owners believe the PPACA will make it harder to offer competitive medical benefits, so total compensation will become in attracting prospective employees.
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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Compensation (what is compensation?)

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.
The 'New Normal' of Executive Compensation Disclosure
March 19, 2015
While effective communications about executive pay remains a top priority among boards and management teams, there's room for improvement. Disclosure is no longer about following a roadmap, it's about telling a unique story.
Key Differences Exist Between Long- and Short-Term Executive Incentive Awards
March 19, 2015
As public corporations begin sharing more detail about incentives to their senior executives, this newly disclosed data is providing insights into how companies are designing and administering incentive plans.

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Benefits (what are benefits?)

PPACA Has Small Businesses Focusing on Retirement Benefits
April 14, 2015
Two-thirds of small-business owners believe the PPACA will make it harder to offer competitive medical benefits, so total compensation will become in attracting prospective employees.
Baby Bommers' Retirement Confidence Sinks to a New Low
April 14, 2015
Uncertainty is creeping in for Boomers about whether they have enough savings to last 20 or 30 years in retirement, even though their financial outlooks are improving.
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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Work-Life (what is work-life?)

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."
Is Your Company Secretly Failing at Employee Recognition?
April 14, 2015
Opinions are divided between employers and their staffs on what constitutes effective employee recognition.
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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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

Pensions and Share Plans Most Popular Employee Benefits in UK
March 25, 2015
Long-term savings such as pensions and share schemes are the most popular rewards offered by employers, according to a survey of 2,400 UK employees.
More Organizations Expanding Shared Services Helps to Lesson Talent-Related Challenges
March 25, 2015
Organizations are increasingly expanding their shared services organizations, which benefits the broader enterprise and overall success. In fact, a recent survey shows that fewer organizations with a shared services center (SSC), are experiencing fewer talent-related challenges.
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.

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HR Profession

Interest, Investment in Evidence-Based HR Is on the Rise, But Adoption Isn't Getting the Traction Predicted
April 15, 2015
HR professionals around the globe are skeptical about the ability of advanced analytics to add significant value to the HR function.
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.
Top Leadership Challenges Being Coached
April 7, 2015
Interpersonal and communications skills, such as influence, listening and empathy, top the list of key coaching topics across all levels of leadership.

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