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30 Apr, 2013, 11:15 ET WorldatWork Launches Career Excellence Model for Total Rewards Professionals

To help practitioners focus on the areas that truly impact their career success, WorldatWork has introduced a Career Excellence Model for Total...


23 Apr, 2013, 13:30 ET WorldatWork to Celebrate Employee Wellness throughout the Month of June

 WorldatWork is pleased to once again co-sponsor National Employee Wellness Month, an initiative designed to empower business leaders to...


18 Apr, 2013, 10:01 ET WorldatWork Fact Sheet: Myths and Truths About Telework

 Telework, telecommuting and mobile work have been hotly debated in the media lately. WorldatWork, a nonprofit human resources association, has...


05 Feb, 2013, 10:15 ET 90% of Companies Use Microsoft® Excel® In Compensation Process

While many compensation professionals use point solutions and enterprise systems (e.g., Oracle, PeopleSoft, SAP), by far the most popular tool for...


29 Jan, 2013, 10:00 ET Top 10 WorldatWork Videos for 2012

WorldatWork, a nonprofit human resources association focused on total rewards, has released its inaugural list of the top 10 videos for 2012 on...


24 Jan, 2013, 09:15 ET WorldatWork's Alliance for Work-Life Progress Announces 2013 Work-Life Rising Stars

WorldatWork's Alliance for Work-Life Progress (AWLP) is proud to announce the recipients of this year's AWLP Work-Life Rising Star Award. Now in...


22 Jan, 2013, 09:30 ET AWLP Announces 2013 Work-Life Innovative Excellence Awardees

Banco Santander, State Street Corp. and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Recognized for Outstanding Work-Life Programs WorldatWork's...


15 Jan, 2013, 09:30 ET 54 Organizations Earn 2013 Work-Life Seal of Distinction

 WorldatWork's Alliance for Work-Life Progress (AWLP) is proud to announce the organizations that have earned the Work-Life Seal of Distinction...


18 Dec, 2012, 09:15 ET Employee Promotions Not Being Leveraged as Attraction and Retention Tool

 While employee promotions have an extremely positive effect on employee engagement and motivation, very few (16%) organizations widely...


12 Dec, 2012, 14:00 ET More Than 100 Executive Compensation Professionals Earn WorldatWork CECP

WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals® announced today that more than100 human resource professionals have successfully earned the...


13 Nov, 2012, 10:00 ET More Organizations Shifting to Market-based Pay Structures

Every organization's success depends on attracting and retaining the critical talent needed to execute its business strategy. Companies use...


16 Oct, 2012, 11:00 ET Compensation Programs and Practices Becoming More Formal and Rigorous

View video Pay programs and practices at many organizations are evolving. A WorldatWork study, "Compensation Programs and Practices 2012,"...


11 Oct, 2012, 11:00 ET WorldatWork Selected as HR Strategic Partner for CareerBuilder 2013 Top Companies to Work for in Arizona

Program to recognize Arizona organizations that are creating quality jobs and work environments WorldatWork, a global human resources...


02 Aug, 2012, 09:00 ET High Unemployment, Modest Salary Increase Budgets Flatten Pay Raises for U.S. Workers

WorldatWork calls for organizations to effectively allocate available salary dollars Nowhere is the law of supply and demand felt more...


10 Jul, 2012, 10:00 ET WorldatWork Salary Budget Survey Highlights Global Data: United States, Spain, Japan Are Bottom of the List for Salary Budget Increases

Projected salary increases for 2013 are lowest in the United States, Spain and Japan and highest in India, China and Brazil, according to the 39th...


19 Jun, 2012, 09:00 ET New Study Explores Why Key Employees Quit and What to Do About It

As the economy begins to improve, employers across the board are finding it more difficult to retain key talent — employees who are the...


18 Apr, 2012, 09:01 ET WorldatWork's Alliance for Work-Life Progress Announces 2012 Work-Life Innovative Excellence Award Recipients

Prudential Financial and Defense Information Systems Agency Recognized for Outstanding Work-Life Programs WorldatWork's Alliance for...


07 Mar, 2012, 09:01 ET WorldatWork: Employee Wellness Programs Expand to Well-Being

View video  Organizations' health & wellness offerings have expanded beyond traditional programs (that primarily focus on physical...


14 Feb, 2012, 09:01 ET More Private Companies Offer Both Short- and Long-term Incentives to Employees

 A new study on pay practices at private companies by WorldatWork and Vivient Consulting reports that a majority of private companies in the...


25 Jan, 2012, 14:00 ET AWLP to Recognize Employers with Effective Work-Life Initiatives

Honorees to be Announced at Work-Life Awards Gala WorldatWork's Alliance for Work-Life Progress (AWLP) announces a unique mark of excellence to...


19 Jan, 2012, 09:01 ET WorldatWork Certifies 100th Sales Compensation Professional

WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals® announced today that 100 human resource professionals have earned the designation of...


14 Dec, 2011, 09:01 ET WorldatWork Awards 55th Scholarship to HR Professional from India

Anjali Nair of Bangalore, India, is the 55th recipient of a WorldatWork HR certification scholarship. The WorldatWork scholarship program was...


15 Nov, 2011, 09:01 ET Organizations Manage Health-Care Costs Through Employee Education and Accountability

View Research in Brief video or http://www.worldatwork.org/waw/adimComment?id=57056 As employer-provided benefits continue to become a bigger...


13 Sep, 2011, 09:01 ET October is National Work and Family Month; Are Employees Penalized for Balancing Work and Family?

Study finds gap between what managers believe and how they behave A global survey reveals a growing imbalance between what employers say about...


01 Aug, 2005, 01:00 ET Survey: Salary Budget Increases Meet Expectations; Future Gains Indicated

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A strengthening economy pushed salary budgets up in 2005, and the news is even better for 2006....