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Total Rewards (what is total rewards?)

Execs Say They're Too Busy to Take Vacation
May 26, 2015
67% of executives say they have postponed or canceled vacation plans in the past year due to work demands.
Two-Thirds of Employers Planning to Change Pre-Retiree Health-Care Strategies
May 26, 2015
Challenges and opportunities created by the PPACA are prompting two-thirds of companies to consider altering their pre-65 retiree health strategies in the next few years.
Majority of Employers Want to Promote Mental Well-Being in the Workplace
May 26, 2015
84% of employers believe they have a responsibility to provide a work environment that promotes mental well-being.

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Compensation (what is compensation?)

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.
2014 Bonus Payouts, LTIs and Pension Values Fueled Biggest CEO Pay Increases Since 2010
April 23, 2015
CEOs at the nation's largest corporations saw their total compensation accelerate last year at its fastest clip since 2010.
It's Real: Strong Relationship Exists Between Employees' Perceptions of Total Rewards and Overall Engagement
April 10, 2015
60% of engaged employees say their total rewards overall (i.e., everything an employer provide to employees) are above or well above what other employers offer.

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Benefits (what are benefits?)

Two-Thirds of Employers Planning to Change Pre-Retiree Health-Care Strategies
May 26, 2015
Challenges and opportunities created by the PPACA are prompting two-thirds of companies to consider altering their pre-65 retiree health strategies in the next few years.
Majority of Employers Want to Promote Mental Well-Being in the Workplace
May 26, 2015
84% of employers believe they have a responsibility to provide a work environment that promotes mental well-being.
Despite Low Inflation, Employers Should Expect Health-Care Premiums to Surge in 2016
May 26, 2015
Health-care issuers are reporting a continued rise in premiums into 2016, with claim trends exceeding general inflation for at least the next 18 months.

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Work-Life (what is work-life?)

Execs Say They're Too Busy to Take Vacation
May 26, 2015
67% of executives say they have postponed or canceled vacation plans in the past year due to work demands.
Majority of Employers Want to Promote Mental Well-Being in the Workplace
May 26, 2015
84% of employers believe they have a responsibility to provide a work environment that promotes mental well-being.
80% of Working Parents Believe They Can 'Have It All,' But Success Looks Different by Gender
May 7, 2015
More working moms say they're more successful as a parent, while working dads say they achieve greater success in their careers.

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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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