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American, Asian Workers Lag Europeans in Taking Vacation Time
November 19, 2014
It's no surprise that European employers lead the way in terms of the amount of vacation time given to employees each year. Find out which countries are the richest when it comes to paid time off.
Majority of Employees Say Traditional Open Enrollment Is a Waste of Time
November 19, 2014
Nearly a quarter of American employees would rather see the dentist than take the time to go through a traditional, paper-driven open enrollment benefits process.
Employers Scaling Back Health Coverage for Spouses, Dependents
November 19, 2014
Traditionally, large employers have offered and subsidized health-care coverage for spouses and dependents. But to manage expenses, a growing number are rethinking whether to cover working spouses who have other benefit options.

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Compensation (what is compensation?)

The UK Jobs Situation May Be Improving, But Pay Growth Remains Weak
November 10, 2014
Company profitability and productivity levels are still well below pre-recession levels and employers can still find suitable candidates at current wage rates due to a strong labor supply.
Salary Increases Around the World Expected to Remain Strong in 2015
November 10, 2014
Improved GDP projections and lower unemployment in most countries meant good news for employees in 2014. In the competition for talent, employers recognize pay is key in attraction, retention.
Many U.S. Companies Performed Exec Pay-for-Performance Analyses, But Didn't Disclose in 2014 Proxies
November 3, 2014
Soon-to-be-announced pay-for-performance disclosure guidelines and concerns about setting a precedent that would require similar disclosure in the future have kept organizations from disclosing analyses.

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Benefits (what are benefits?)

American, Asian Workers Lag Europeans in Taking Vacation Time
November 19, 2014
It's no surprise that European employers lead the way in terms of the amount of vacation time given to employees each year. Find out which countries are the richest when it comes to paid time off.
Majority of Employees Say Traditional Open Enrollment Is a Waste of Time
November 19, 2014
Nearly a quarter of American employees would rather see the dentist than take the time to go through a traditional, paper-driven open enrollment benefits process.
Employers Scaling Back Health Coverage for Spouses, Dependents
November 19, 2014
Traditionally, large employers have offered and subsidized health-care coverage for spouses and dependents. But to manage expenses, a growing number are rethinking whether to cover working spouses who have other benefit options.

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Work-Life (what is work-life?)

American, Asian Workers Lag Europeans in Taking Vacation Time
November 19, 2014
It's no surprise that European employers lead the way in terms of the amount of vacation time given to employees each year. Find out which countries are the richest when it comes to paid time off.
Work Overload Is Biggest Productivity Killer for U.S. Workforce
November 10, 2014
Information and technology are both overwhelming employees, but many workers believe that work overload is most harmful to productivity. Possible solutions? Flexible work options, enclosed offices and wearable technology.
Retirement Preparedness: Economic, Market Uncertainties Creeping Into National Psyche
November 3, 2014
Employees are more aware, focused and motivated to improve their financial wellness, but uncertainty is an emerging problem that is jeopardizing progress toward meeting retirement goals.

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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

American, Asian Workers Lag Europeans in Taking Vacation Time
November 19, 2014
It's no surprise that European employers lead the way in terms of the amount of vacation time given to employees each year. Find out which countries are the richest when it comes to paid time off.
'Open Workforce' Concept Leads to Challenges Related to Cost Management, Performance, Decision Making
November 12, 2014
While organizations increasingly rely on consultants, contractors and other outsourced providers for greater operational flexibility and agility, it's coming at a cost.
The UK Jobs Situation May Be Improving, But Pay Growth Remains Weak
November 10, 2014
Company profitability and productivity levels are still well below pre-recession levels and employers can still find suitable candidates at current wage rates due to a strong labor supply.

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HR Profession

Wearable Technology Is on the Rise, But Workplaces Aren't Ready
November 12, 2014
The holidays will likely bring a surge in wearable technology among employees, but few North American workplaces are ready for the invasion of wearables and other connected devices.
'Open Workforce' Concept Leads to Challenges Related to Cost Management, Performance, Decision Making
November 12, 2014
While organizations increasingly rely on consultants, contractors and other outsourced providers for greater operational flexibility and agility, it's coming at a cost.
Work Overload Is Biggest Productivity Killer for U.S. Workforce
November 10, 2014
Information and technology are both overwhelming employees, but many workers believe that work overload is most harmful to productivity. Possible solutions? Flexible work options, enclosed offices and wearable technology.

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