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Total Rewards (what is total rewards?)

National Retirement Savings Deficit Sits Near $4 Trillion
February 23, 2015
The current aggregate national retirement saving deficit relies on current Social Security benefits. But if Social Security were to be eliminated this year, that deficit would increase by nearly 90%.
More than 90% of Business Leaders See Connection Between Health and Productivity and Performance
February 23, 2015
Though workplace health-management programs commonly are connected to a desire to lower health-care costs, business leaders are beginning to realize greater, long-term value from employee health.
Most Workers Like Mix of Wages and Benefits, But Discontent Is Growing
February 20, 2015
A growing interest in trading benefits for wages may reflect an intensifying desire for real wage growth in the wake of the recession.

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Compensation (what is compensation?)

Most Workers Like Mix of Wages and Benefits, But Discontent Is Growing
February 20, 2015
A growing interest in trading benefits for wages may reflect an intensifying desire for real wage growth in the wake of the recession.
Moderate Pay Raises Slated for Sales Personnel in 2015 After 2014 Blowout
January 21, 2015
While pay increases are projected to increase at a median 3%, recent history indicates compensation for sales personnel likely will be more than that.
85% of Companies Continue Targeting Market Median for Base Pay
January 19, 2015
Employers tend to assess the market value of jobs annually and address market conditions on an as-needed basis. Currently, the market isn't compelling employers to accelerate wage growth.

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Benefits (what are benefits?)

National Retirement Savings Deficit Sits Near $4 Trillion
February 23, 2015
The current aggregate national retirement saving deficit relies on current Social Security benefits. But if Social Security were to be eliminated this year, that deficit would increase by nearly 90%.
More than 90% of Business Leaders See Connection Between Health and Productivity and Performance
February 23, 2015
Though workplace health-management programs commonly are connected to a desire to lower health-care costs, business leaders are beginning to realize greater, long-term value from employee health.
Most Workers Like Mix of Wages and Benefits, But Discontent Is Growing
February 20, 2015
A growing interest in trading benefits for wages may reflect an intensifying desire for real wage growth in the wake of the recession.

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Work-Life (what is work-life?)

Employee Engagement, Retention, Well-Being Are Top Priorities for Execs, HR Managers
February 20, 2015
This year many organizations plan to increase their employee engagement and wellness programs budgets, along with broadening program scope, to increase engagement, participation and retention.
Workplace 'Desk Potato' Environment Hindering New Year's Resolutions
February 15, 2015
Nearly 40% of employees say work stress causes them to eat poorly and exercise less, and nearly a third say their companies' social environment influences the same negative behaviors.
Recognition Causes Great Work, Employees Say
February 12, 2015
A culture of great work for every generation and at all levels of seniority comes from individuals clearly understanding they are making a difference to their co-workers and the organization.

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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

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.
Friendships Increase Job Satisfaction for UK, Irish Workers
December 29, 2014
83% of UK and Irish employees believe their work relationships are important to their quality of life, yet almost half (45%) have no colleagues they consider to be real friends.
Bogged-Down Global Benefits Managers Missing Opportunities
December 29, 2014
62% of global pension and benefits managers claim that day-to-day operational activities are limiting their ability to add value and hampering their strategic contribution to the company.

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HR Profession

Recognition Causes Great Work, Employees Say
February 12, 2015
A culture of great work for every generation and at all levels of seniority comes from individuals clearly understanding they are making a difference to their co-workers and the organization.
Just One-Third of Execs Are Satisfied with Succession Management Outcomes
February 12, 2015
A key to mitigating issues is to ensure succession management is tightly integrated with other talent management initiatives.
Nearly Half of Millennials Will Pursue New Jobs This Year
February 12, 2015
When asked about the most desirable qualities in an organization, Millennials cited relationship-oriented values including work/home balance, recognition, loyalty and respect.

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