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Total Rewards (what is total rewards?)

World-Class HR Organizations Deliver on High-Value Activities While Spending 23% Less
October 22, 2014
World-class HR organizations achieve higher levels of self-service and dramatically higher levels of automation across a wide array of administrative and transactional activities.
Effectiveness of Performance Appraisals Gets Mixed Reviews from HR Professionals
October 22, 2014
Organizations that make performance management a priority gave their companies an effectiveness grade of either A or B.
Flu, Not Ebola, Poses Biggest Threat to Workplace Productivity
October 21, 2014
One estimate suggests that each flu season 111 million workdays are lost to flu-related absenteeism, which amounts to about $7 billion.

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Compensation (what is compensation?)

2014 Proxy Season Sees Intense Shareholder Activism and Lower Support for Pay Plans
October 20, 2014
29% of directors had interactions with activists and held extensive board-level discussions regarding activist campaigns.
Wage Disparities Exist Between Men and Women Across U.S. and Europe
October 17, 2014
On average, in the United States and Europe, men's wages are 22-29% higher than women's.
Cash Bonuses Important in Global M&As, Only Part of Equation to Retain Key Talent
October 8, 2014
High-retention companies used cash bonuses in retention agreements, exclusively or with other forms of compensation, far more often than low-retention firms.

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Benefits (what are benefits?)

Flu, Not Ebola, Poses Biggest Threat to Workplace Productivity
October 21, 2014
One estimate suggests that each flu season 111 million workdays are lost to flu-related absenteeism, which amounts to about $7 billion.
Nearly Half of Baby Boomers Falsely Think They Pay Zero Retirement Investment Fees
October 20, 2014
The average employee had various fees of 1.5% each year deducted from his or her 401(k) account.
Majority of Companies Taking Immediate Steps to Minimize Exposure to Excise Tax
October 16, 2014
25% of employers have yet to determine the impact of the tax on their health plans.

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Work-Life (what is work-life?)

Organizations with Greater Career Engagement Have Higher Revenue
October 14, 2014
Organizations with the ability to attract key performers and develop an internal talent pool through career development reported greater overall revenue growth during the last financial year.
Employers Struggle with Absence Levels Due to "Secret" Caregivers
October 9, 2014
More than one in three employers report that absence levels have increased because their staff are struggling to cope with their caring responsibilities outside of work.
Workplace Flexibility Is Top Motivator for Employers Implementing a PTO Program
October 7, 2014
Nearly half of employers use a paid time off bank leave system to grant employees more flexibility.

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Canada

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.
Workplace Disability More Common than Canadian Workers Believe
September 24, 2014
One-in-three working Canadians will experience a period of disability lasting longer than 90 days during their working lives.
Majority of Canadians Do Not Make Their Desired Salary
September 23, 2014
Men (31%) are more likely to be satisfied with their annual take-home salary than women (28%).

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Global

Wage Disparities Exist Between Men and Women Across U.S. and Europe
October 17, 2014
On average, in the United States and Europe, men's wages are 22-29% higher than women's.
Organizations with Greater Career Engagement Have Higher Revenue
October 14, 2014
Organizations with the ability to attract key performers and develop an internal talent pool through career development reported greater overall revenue growth during the last financial year.
Employers Struggle with Absence Levels Due to "Secret" Caregivers
October 9, 2014
More than one in three employers report that absence levels have increased because their staff are struggling to cope with their caring responsibilities outside of work.

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HR Profession

Workplace Flexibility Is Top Motivator for Employers Implementing a PTO Program
October 7, 2014
Nearly half of employers use a paid time off bank leave system to grant employees more flexibility.
San Francisco Tops U.S. List for Projected 2015 Salary Increases
August 5, 2014
While the national trend in salary budget increase growth continues, compensation professionals need to stay alert: Increases next year likely will vary across metro areas and industries due to variances in economic and labor market forces.
United States, United Kingdom, Canada Dominate Competition for Global Talent
July 16, 2014
As global economic leaders and major migration centers, the United States, United Kingdom and Canada receive the greatest mix of job seekers from other countries, followed closely by India.

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