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Total Rewards (what is total rewards?)

Total Compensation on the Rise for Most Executives
December 11, 2014
44% of executives at the CEO/president level experienced an increase in total compensation in the past fiscal year.
Nearly 90% of Companies Planning Parties
December 11, 2014
Bolstered by an economy that has made significant improvements in the past year and healthy corporate profits, more of the nation's employers are ready to break out the party hats this holiday season.
Global Mobility a Low Priority for Most Companies Despite Benefits for Business Growth
December 11, 2014
Companies that approach global mobility reactively say this approach is their greatest challenge. Meanwhile, organizations building a global talent pool will succeed in an increasingly global market.

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Compensation (what is compensation?)

Total Compensation on the Rise for Most Executives
December 11, 2014
44% of executives at the CEO/president level experienced an increase in total compensation in the past fiscal year.
Employment and Pay Grew Among Small Businesses in November
December 10, 2014
U.S. small businesses aren't just hiring, they're also paying employees more and asking them to work longer hours.
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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Benefits (what are benefits?)

Employers Increasingly Adopting Wellness Incentives During Open Enrollment for 2015
December 2, 2014
While few employers plan to make major changes in their health-care benefits, changes are inevitable, particularly in the growth of wellness programs designed to address worker risks and behaviors.
Most U.S. Employers See Retirement Readiness as a Significant Issue for Employees
December 1, 2014
While DC plans are the primary company-sponsored retirement program, most employers haven't moved the needle in preparing workers for a financially secure retirement.
Modest Health-Benefit Cost Growth Continues as Consumerism Kicks Into High Gear
November 25, 2014
Employers predict their 2015 per-employee health-benefit cost to increase by 4.6%, including changes to reduce cost. If no changes are made to plans, the cost could increase by 7.1%.

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Work-Life (what is work-life?)

Nearly 90% of Companies Planning Parties
December 11, 2014
Bolstered by an economy that has made significant improvements in the past year and healthy corporate profits, more of the nation's employers are ready to break out the party hats this holiday season.
Technology Plays Key Role in How Employees Work, Both in the Office and at Home
December 10, 2014
Constant connectivity is blurring the lines between professional and personal lives and devices, making it essential for employees to have seamless access to data.
Senior-Level Employees More Likely to Shop Online During Work Hours Than Other Employees
December 2, 2014
While fewer U.S. workers plan to shop online for the holidays during work hours this year, employees in white-collar jobs are more likely to do so.

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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

Global Mobility a Low Priority for Most Companies Despite Benefits for Business Growth
December 11, 2014
Companies that approach global mobility reactively say this approach is their greatest challenge. Meanwhile, organizations building a global talent pool will succeed in an increasingly global market.
Technology Plays Key Role in How Employees Work, Both in the Office and at Home
December 10, 2014
Constant connectivity is blurring the lines between professional and personal lives and devices, making it essential for employees to have seamless access to data.
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.

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HR Profession

Nearly 90% of Companies Planning Parties
December 11, 2014
Bolstered by an economy that has made significant improvements in the past year and healthy corporate profits, more of the nation's employers are ready to break out the party hats this holiday season.
Global Mobility a Low Priority for Most Companies Despite Benefits for Business Growth
December 11, 2014
Companies that approach global mobility reactively say this approach is their greatest challenge. Meanwhile, organizations building a global talent pool will succeed in an increasingly global market.
Employee Satisfaction: Leadership Is as Important as Compensation and Supervisors
December 10, 2014
Employers don't understand their employees, and they're not doing enough to remedy the situation.

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