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Total Rewards (what is total rewards?)

1 in 4 Employers Have Caught an Employee Faking Sick Through Social Media
October 24, 2014
1 in 4 employers have caught an employee faking sick through social media while 1 in 5 have fired an employee for calling in sick with a fake excuse.
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.
95% of Employees are Distracted During the Workday
October 23, 2014
More than half of employees (54%) say their fellow co-workers looking to chat and socialize are their main distraction.

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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?)

32% of Employers Delayed Health Plan Renewal Date to December 2014 to Avoid Rate Increases
October 24, 2014
Employer health care costs predicted to remain stable for 2014, but the number of employers are delaying renewal to avoid PPACA compliance increased 322%.
1 in 4 Employers Have Caught an Employee Faking Sick Through Social Media
October 24, 2014
1 in 4 employers have caught an employee faking sick through social media while 1 in 5 have fired an employee for calling in sick with a fake excuse.
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.

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Work-Life (what is work-life?)

95% of Employees are Distracted During the Workday
October 23, 2014
More than half of employees (54%) say their fellow co-workers looking to chat and socialize are their main distraction.
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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Canada

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.
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.

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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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