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Total Rewards (what is total rewards?)

Companies Are Spending More on Corporate Wellness, But Employees Leave Millions on the Table
April 1, 2015
With companies more committed to corporate wellness programs, they now are challenged to find ways to increase participation among employees.
Working Americans Need to Save More for Health-Care Costs in Retirement
March 25, 2015
The vast majority of Americans saving for retirement will need to figure health-care costs more prominently in the equation according to a recent survey of more than 4,000 workers.
Pensions and Shares 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.

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Compensation (what is compensation?)

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.
Compensation One of the Least Important Factors in Recruiting Millennials
March 12, 2015
The ability to affect the business, a clear path for advancement and access to development and ongoing feedback are what matters most to employees in the Millennial generation.

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Benefits (what are benefits?)

Companies Are Spending More on Corporate Wellness, But Employees Leave Millions on the Table
April 1, 2015
With companies more committed to corporate wellness programs, they now are challenged to find ways to increase participation among employees.
Working Americans Need to Save More for Health-Care Costs in Retirement
March 25, 2015
The vast majority of Americans saving for retirement will need to figure health-care costs more prominently in the equation according to a recent survey of more than 4,000 workers.
PPACA's Broadened Eligibility Rules Have Little Effect on Employee Enrollment Levels
March 23, 2015
Employers required to offer coverage to more employees were braced for a bump in enrollment. However, most increases were a result of workforce increases rather than PPACA changes.

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Work-Life (what is work-life?)

Companies Are Spending More on Corporate Wellness, But Employees Leave Millions on the Table
April 1, 2015
With companies more committed to corporate wellness programs, they now are challenged to find ways to increase participation among employees.
Saving for Vacation a Bigger Priority Than Saving in an IRA
March 19, 2015
Once people know and understand IRAs, they tend to take advantage of this option. But without information and assistance, the gap between what Americans say and do persists.
Organizations That Leverage Wellness Best Practices See Slower Medical Cost Growth
March 12, 2015
Specific practices or strategies that support the efficacy of wellness programs include having a formal strategic plan, company leaders who actively participate and a network of "wellness champions."

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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 Shares 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

Going Beyond Current Performance to Identify Leadership Potential
March 19, 2015
This global study points to reasons why promotions fail, including promoting employees for what they can do but failing to take a whole-person perspective to determine proper fit.
Lack of Focus on Diversity, Inclusion a Key Factor in Employee Turnover
March 4, 2015
Companies need to ensure that the energy they put behind diversity programs is reducing turnover. The right programs hit the bull's eye, but the wrong ones can be costly.
Recruiting, Retention in a Talent Shortage Tops the List of 2015 Business Challenges
March 4, 2015
More than three-quarters of employers predict they will increase their workforce size, and more than half say that finding and retaining talent is their top business challenge.

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