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By the numbers

Canadian wages to increase 2.6% in 2014

According to forecasts from the Hay Group company, Canadian wages should rise in 2014 once again, but less than this year, for which an increase of 2.9% is expected.


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Close to half of workers don’t report misconduct

In Canada, 42% have seen workplace misconduct. However, nearly half of them would not report it, according to an Ipsos Reid survey on workplace ethics.


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Talent management: 85% of HR professionals are accountable

What is the return on investment of a company’s talent management program? This is the kind of question that many HR professionals now have to answer, according to a study conducted by Right Management. 


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58% of North American employers plan to hire in 2013.

With the background of an improving labour market, half of companies have had a higher employee turnover than last year. Three quarters of them also expect to see even more departures. This was revealed by a survey conducted by OI Partners-Feldman Daxon Partners among 153 North American companies.


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Employee relocation – a reality for one in four companies in 2013

Volumes of relocations increased in 2012, incentive measures to convince employees to relocate... The trend towards company relocation is being confirmed around the world, according to a survey conducted by Atlas Van Lines, moving specialist.


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Canada: Fifth preferred destination for foreign workers

Hydrogen, an international recruitment firm, interviewed 2,146 people in 90 countries about their motivations to go abroad to work. Result: career opportunities, attractiveness for a new experience and the financial potential justifies workers' movements around the world. Overview of the major trends of the study.


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88% of Canadians believe in diversity in the workplace

The latest global Workmonitor survey by Randstad has revealed the need for diversity and gender equity among employees in Canada and more generally worldwide. However, women often remain in the minority in managerial positions and are sometimes less accepted than men.


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5.7 people unemployed in Canada for each job opening

  Canadian companies counted 221,000 unfilled jobs in December 2012, according to a recent report from Statistics Canada on job openings. The figure has remained stable compared to the end of 2011. For each open job, there were at the same time 5.7 people unemployed. This ratio is very close to that of December 2011 (5.8).


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70% of employees think it’s possible to have it all

The balance between personal and professional life is the number one priority for 56% of employees worldwide. New technologies are playing a vital role but are a double-edged sword. This is what was found by the “Define success – Your approach” survey, conducted by Accenture among 4,100 people in 33 countries.


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60% of Canadians plan to invest in their retirement in 2013

Most Canadians intend to save for their retirement this year, according to a recent survey conducted across the country by CIBC. Despite these good intentions, according to the numbers noted by the bank in previous years, most of them won't.


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Innovation, a priority for 87% of Canadian executives

3,100 executives were interrogated in 25 different countries for the GE Innovation Barometer. It appears that Canada is in the forefront for innovation, along with Germany, the United States and Japan.


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75% of Canadian employees hope to get a pay raise in 2013

The recent Global Workmonitor survey on employees’ expectations, conducted by Randstad, reveals a climate of confidence among Canadian employees. Hanna Vineberg, Vice President of Central Ontario at Randstad Canada, believes that this confidence will encourage them to invest more for themselves and their company. The numbers nonetheless show a contrast between employees and reality...  


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