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The Indiscriminate Allocation of Salary Budgets

A new report exploring how Canadian companies are spending their salary budgets reveals that employers may not be linking monetary rewards with on-the-job performance as mindfully as they could — and, quite frankly, might benefit from expanding their compensation ideas beyond the strictly monetary anyway. 295 more words

Pay Raises Are Coming Next Year!

American workers will be getting an average 3% pay hike from employers next year according to a survey from salary consultant Towers Watson. This would top… 62 more words

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The world’s 300 largest pension funds – year end 2013

The world’s 300 largest pension funds – year end 2013
Source: Towers Watson

Total assets of the world’s largest 300 pension funds grew by over 6% in 2013 (compared to around 10% in 2012) to reach a new high of almost US$15 trillion (up from US$14 trillion in 2012).

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160. First Day of Work!

I’m at one of those funny stages in life where I KNOW that my life is going to completely change. No more can I be a scruffy student attending lectures and agonizing over maths problems… Nope now I’ve got to be a classy sociable consultant (such a fancy term for basically chatting to people). 305 more words

Analysis - Towers Watson & Co. Increases Dividend by 7%

Towers Watson & Company announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.15, a 7 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.14 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on October 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of business on September 30, 2014. 169 more words

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2014 Global Talent Management and Rewards Study

2014 Global Talent Management and Rewards Study
Source: Towers Watson

At a Glance

  • Attraction and retention drivers among employees have remained fairly steady, with base pay and career advancement continuing to be top priorities.
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Business And Economics

U.S. Employers Expect Health Care Costs to Rise 4% in 2015

U.S. Employers Expect Health Care Costs to Rise 4% in 2015
Source: Towers Watson

U.S. employers expect a 4% increase in 2015 health care costs for active employees after plan design changes, according to global professional services company Towers Watson (NYSE, NASDAQ: TW).

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