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Pay Increase Budgets Remain Stable as Unemployment Recedes

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013   via   compdata-surveys

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Pay Increase Budgets Remain Stable as Unemployment Recedes

Kansas City, Kan. - In June 2013, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the unemployment rate at 7.6 percent, down from the recession high of 10 percent reported in October 2009. Although the unemployment rate has dropped slowly over the last few years, the 2013 Compensation Data Manufacturing & Distribution sur…

UBA Names Mountain West Benefits “Partner Firm of the Year”

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013   via   united-benefit-advisors

Montana firm chosen for coveted honor among 140 Partner Firms

Indianapolis, IN, [July 31, 2013] ⎯ United Benefit Advisors (UBA), one of the nation's leading independent employee benefits advisory organizations, has announced the results of its annual 'Ubbie Awards' with Montana-based advisory firm Mountain West Benefits receiving the 'Partner of the Year' award for 2012.

The Ubbie Awards are in recognition of innovation, quality of work, professionalism and contributions to programs that enhance business practices for the greater good of the entire organiza…

HR-XML Expands Training Opportunities with Online Video Modules Video makes learning easy

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013   via   hr-xml-consortium

The HR-XML Consortium is helping the industry learn about HR interoperability standards and providing guidance on implementation by streaming short video courses on a variety of topics.

Currently there are six courses, which run for 20 to 25 minutes,

- XML Basics
- HR-XML Common Components
- OAGIS Business Documents
- HR-XML Recruiting Specification
- HR-XML Assessments Specification
- HR-XML Screening Vendor Specification

More learning videos will be available soon. Participants can purchase courses through …

Alere Wellbeing Releases Quit For Life® Mobile App Free Quit Smoking App Now Available from Developers of the Nation’s Most Effective Tobacco…

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013   via   alere-wellbeing

SEATTLE, Wash. - (July 31, 2013) - Tobacco users looking for a pocket-friendly version of a smoking cessation program now have access to the Quit For Life(R) mobile app. The free app provides smartphone users with a downloadable tool that supports them throughout the quit process, helping them set a Quit Date, identify reasons for quitting, and conquer cravings once they've quit. The app is available to consumers on both iTunes and Google Play.

The Quit For Life(R) mobile app is designed to supplement Alere Wellbeing's Quit For Life(R) Program, the nation's leading tobacco cessa…

F.N.B. Wealth Management partners with Zywave to offer comprehensive financial planning solutions

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013   via   zywave

Milwaukee, WI - July 30, 2013

Today, Zywave, Inc., a leading provider of software tools for the financial services industry, announced that F.N.B. Wealth Management, a subsidiary of First National Bank of Pennsylvania (FNB), will implement Zywave's financial planning tools, NaviPlan and Advisor Briefcase. The three-year partnership agreement is set to enrich client engagement for advisors at FNB.

F.N.B Wealth Management was focused on delivering enhanced customer service to their clients, as well as providing their advisors with superior resources; Zywave's indust…

The Great Success of the Launch Event in Dallas takes The HR and Employee Benefits Summit to New York in January 2014.

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Reward Summit Speakers Line Up Announced: ARM Holdings, Turning Point and WorldPay on Agenda for University of Cambridge Event

Thursday, July 25th, 2013   via   worldatwork

July 25, 2013--Scottsdale, Ariz. and London, UK--Leaders from ARM Holdings, Turning Point and WorldPay are just a few of the speakers confirmed for "Future Reward: Strategies for a Hyper-Competitive World," a special summit hosted by WorldatWork, The University of Cambridge and Nearly 80 reward executives from the region will convene for a full day at Downing College, University of Cambridge on 24 September 2013 to discuss the future of reward.

The University of Cambridge will ser…

“Behind the Numbers: WorldatWork 2013-2014 Salary Budget Survey” A WorldatWork Media Briefing for Journalists and Bloggers

Thursday, July 25th, 2013   via   worldatwork

WorldatWork, a nonprofit human resources association, will brief the media on the findings from the 40th annual "WorldatWork 2013-2014 Salary Budget Survey," the largest of its kind with 5,200 responses from 17 countries representing nearly 15 million employees. In addition to trends, the media briefing will cover salary budget increases by industry and major metropolitan areas.

1:30 p.m. Eastern/10:30 a.m. Pacific on Wednesday, August 7 / Duration: 1 hour via teleconference call

To …

Leveraging Corporate Social Responsibility to Save the World, That’s All

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

HR Staffing, Costs and Structure Benchmarks 2013 Report

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013   via   xperthr

New XpertHR Benchmarking Survey Points to HR's Increased Influence with the C-Suite

Increase in influence attributed to changes in HR leadership, greater recognition from the top, improvements in how HR works, and recognition that HR has successfully met challenges

New Providence, NJ (July 24, 2013) - HR's influence in the workplace and with the C-suite has increased more than 50 percent over the past two years, according to XpertHR's new HR Staffing, Costs and …