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Total Rewards (what is total rewards?)

Pension Value Changes Offset CEO Compensation Increases in 2013
April 23, 2014
CEO total pay increased less than 1% in 2013; when pension values are excluded, total pay would have increased 4.3%.
Employer Use Background Checks, but Not Credit Checks, When Screening Job Candidates
April 23, 2014
8% of employers automatically disqualify candidates when they disclose a criminal record prior to a background check.
Executives See Better Job Prospects for 2014 College Grads, but More Education Required
April 22, 2014
82% of executives acknowledge that it's more difficult for new grads to get jobs than in 'their day.'

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Compensation (what is compensation?)

Pension Value Changes Offset CEO Compensation Increases in 2013
April 23, 2014
CEO total pay increased less than 1% in 2013; when pension values are excluded, total pay would have increased 4.3%.
Employee Expectation for Merit, Bonus Pay Jumps
April 2, 2014
Employees globally expect a 4.5% merit pay increase and a 2.9% increase in bonus pay this year.
Companies Increasing the Use of Cash Long-Term Incentives for Employees
March 26, 2014
Since 2012, cash long-term incentive awards increased from 9% to 18% in Canada, 6%-18% in the UK, 7%-18% in France, and 10%-14% in the U.S.

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Benefits (what are benefits?)

California Employer Wellness Programs Draw More Participants Compared to Previous Year
April 22, 2014
About one-half of organizations offer reward or incentive to employees to participate in wellness initiatives.
Generation Y Workers Growing Up; Optimistic for the Future
April 16, 2014
When setting financial goals, saving for retirement came out on top for millennial workers.
Pension Professionals Support Increased Flexibility for Defined Benefit Members but Flag Concerns
April 15, 2014
70% thought that DB to DC transfers in the United Kingdom should be permitted, but with some restrictions imposed.

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Work-Life (what is work-life?)

California Employer Wellness Programs Draw More Participants Compared to Previous Year
April 22, 2014
About one-half of organizations offer reward or incentive to employees to participate in wellness initiatives.
Employee WellBeing Status a More Accurate Measure of Job Productivity than Incidence of Chronic Disease
March 27, 2014
Study shows well-being improvement can increase productivity in both healthy populations and those with disease.
2 in 5 Canadians Say their Employer Does Not Support an Active Lifestyle
March 27, 2014
96% of Canadians say that having a good work-life balance is the number one priority for a healthy lifestyle.

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Canada

2 in 5 Canadians Say their Employer Does Not Support an Active Lifestyle
March 27, 2014
96% of Canadians say that having a good work-life balance is the number one priority for a healthy lifestyle.
Many Canadians Don't Take Allotted Vacation Time
March 24, 2014
Reasons for not taking full vacation included being too busy at work (29%) and facing unexpected last minute problems and challenges at work (25%).
Canadian Parents, Youth Agree: Economic Road Ahead is Rocky
March 12, 2014
Millennials are three times as likely to think income inequality will grow than narrow in their lifetime.

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Global

Stressful Work Environments Lead Workers to Seek New Employment
April 17, 2014
42% of US employees have purposely switched jobs due to a stressful work environment and workplace stress has caused illness for 61%.
1 in 5 United Kingdom Employees Fear Losing Their Job in Next Six Months
April 17, 2014
Meanwhile, 1 in 3 U.K. employees expect to receive a pay raise in the next 12 months.
Pension Professionals Support Increased Flexibility for Defined Benefit Members but Flag Concerns
April 15, 2014
70% thought that DB to DC transfers in the United Kingdom should be permitted, but with some restrictions imposed.

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HR Profession

Companies Using Advanced Workforce Analytics Report Outperforming Competitors.jsp
August 28, 2013
Organizations that invest in workforce analytics to drive talent decisions and development see significantly better business results than those that don't.
American Workers Seek Reinvention of Performance Reviews
August 28, 2013
Many U.S. workers believe their ongoing achievements are not fully captured by today's traditional annual performance appraisals.
Workers Do Not Trust Employers with Their Personal Data
July 12, 2013
Employees fear losing personal data, leading many to keep mobile devices hidden from employers.

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