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Total Rewards (what is total rewards?)

Worry Over Retirement Savings Looms Large
June 30, 2015
What's more worrisome than personal relationship issues, possible job loss or physical injury? Saving for retirement. Yet, investors say short-term expenses — including emotional spending — hinder long-term savings.
Americans Are Overworked and Burnt Out, But Surprisingly Happy at Work
June 30, 2015
A rising "always on" culture is leading to employees feeling overworked and burnout, but they're still happy at work. Is it because they're truly inspired or simply conditioned reality?
Towers Watson, Willis Group Announce $18 Billion Merger
June 30, 2015
The signing of a merger agreement will combine the two companies in an all-stock merger-of-equals transaction. The merger was unanimously approved by the boards of directors of each company.

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Compensation (what is compensation?)

One-Third of U.S. Companies Expect to Fundamentally Change Pay-for-Performance Disclosures
June 25, 2015
The majority of companies likely will provide additional information and analysis that go beyond what the propose rules will require.
Economic, Political Unrest Challenge Multinationals' Planning for International Assignments
June 18, 2015
Housing market instability and inflation for goods and services are significantly affecting the overall cost of doing business in a global environment.
Outside Directors of Large Cap Companies Continue to See Compensation Increases in 2015
June 2, 2015
Median total compensation paid to outside directors in the Fortune 50 increased about 2% in the past year to $281,667.

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Benefits (what are benefits?)

Worry Over Retirement Savings Looms Large
June 30, 2015
What's more worrisome than personal relationship issues, possible job loss or physical injury? Saving for retirement. Yet, investors say short-term expenses — including emotional spending — hinder long-term savings.
U.S. Mobile Worker Population Forecasted to Surpass 105 Million by 2020
June 25, 2015
Increasing affordability of smartphones and tablets combined with the growing acceptance of corporate bring your own device programs are driving growth in the mobile worker population.
Gen X Confident They're Saving, Investing Enough for Retirement
June 25, 2015
Gen Xers started planning for retirement early, beginning saving around 26. They anticipate relying on their 401(k) or IRA accounts as their main sources of income during retirement.

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Work-Life (what is work-life?)

Americans Are Overworked and Burnt Out, But Surprisingly Happy at Work
June 30, 2015
A rising "always on" culture is leading to employees feeling overworked and burnout, but they're still happy at work. Is it because they're truly inspired or simply conditioned reality?
U.S. Mobile Worker Population Forecasted to Surpass 105 Million by 2020
June 25, 2015
Increasing affordability of smartphones and tablets combined with the growing acceptance of corporate bring your own device programs are driving growth in the mobile worker population.
Half of Gen Y Dads Take Time Off After Baby
June 18, 2015
With Millennials expected to be 50% of the U.S. workforce by 2020, and Millennial men approaching parenthood differently, employers should factor in fathers when building benefits plans and work-life policies.

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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

Mindset and Attitude: Most Important Factors in Business Performance, Career Success
May 26, 2015
Though executives consider mindset/attitude the most important factors for the success of great leaders, these same executives cite shortcomings in mindset/attitude as the factor inhibiting people from advancing.
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.

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