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PwC's 2016 Health and Well-being Touchstone Survey results Stock Compensation 2016 Assumption and Disclosure Study
This study presents our analysis of the 2015 calendar year-end assumptions and disclosures separately for large, non-high tech US public companies and for high tech US public companies.
PwC's 2016 Health and Well-being Touchstone Survey results PwC's 2016 Health and Well-being Touchstone Survey results
The annual report provides summary data on medical, prescription drug, and dental plan design, costs, COBRA rates, wellness and disease management programs, work-life programs, fringe benefits, future healthcare strategies, retirement benefits and healthcare reform.
FASB Stock Compensation Accounting Amendments (ASU 2016-09) Summary of early adopters FASB Stock Compensation Accounting Amendments (ASU 2016-09) Summary of early adopters
This study captures the trends of 44 companies identified as early-adopters of the new FASB issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-09, Improvements to Employee Share-Based Payment Accounting (the Amendments).
Pension/OPEB 2016 Assumption and disclosure study Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Overtime Rule Changes
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes the federal minimum wage and overtime requirements – and it is has changed dramatically for the first time in 12 years. PwC explores what this means for your organization.
Pension/OPEB 2016 Assumption and disclosure study Pension/OPEB 2016 Assumption and disclosure study
This study presents our analysis of the 2015 year-end assumptions and disclosures under ASC 715. New this year: we've added a look at companies changing their discount rate methodologies and those that are recognizing gains/losses immediately.
The HR Technology Survey Innovating for tomorrow's workforce: Transformation enabled by HR in the Cloud
PwC’s Annual HR Technology Survey provides global strategic insight into the most important issues facing today’s Human Resource (HR) technology leaders. The report explores what 650 companies spanning the globe had to say about how they are currently using and planning to leverage HR technology to solve important problems. In this year's survey, we explore several key findings on the challenges and opportunities companies are faced with when shifting HR applications into the cloud.
2015 Employee Engagement Landscape Study: Championing Greatness or Capturing Mediocrity 2015 Employee Engagement Landscape Study: Championing Greatness or Capturing Mediocrity
A study of full-time employees across industries and global regions to gain insight into these and related challenges and to illuminate the trends organizations are facing in their efforts to attract, retain, and activate engaged employees.
Fast Takes on Talent Innovations Fast Takes on Talent Innovations
Our series of Fast Takes on Talent Innovations examines the critical role each element of the talent ecosystem plays within an organization – and offers PwC’s insights on how today’s business leaders can reinvent their talent strategies to compete and win.
Building the bench: Strategic planning for CEO and executive succession Building the bench: Strategic planning for CEO and executive succession
Putting the right talent at the top is critical for boards and CEOs who need to ensure their companies thrive in today’s dynamically changing landscape. To compete and win, companies need to cultivate executive talent and teams that can recognize and seize strategic opportunities in constantly shifting conditions. Do you have a succession process that can put the right talent at the top?
2015 Global Equity Incentives Survey 2015 Global Equity Incentives Survey
PwC and the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals (NASPP) are pleased to release the 2015 Global Equity Incentives Survey (GEIS) Executive Summary. Our survey is one of the most comprehensive studies available on the design and administration of equity incentive compensation plans for multinational companies.
Pension/OPEB 2015 Assumption and disclosure survey Pension/OPEB 2015 Assumption and disclosure survey
PwC is pleased to share with you our Pension/OPEB 2014 Assumption and Disclosure Survey. This survey presents our analysis of the 2013 year-end assumptions and disclosures under ASC 715-20, ASC 715-30, and ASC 715-60.
Stock Compensation 2015 Assumption and disclosure survey Stock Compensation 2015 Assumption and disclosure survey
Over 1,300 CEOs talked to us about their global talent management issues. The results of these conversations are reflected in this report.
PwC's 2014 Health and Well-being Touchstone Survey results PwC's 2014 Health and Well-being Touchstone Survey results
PwC is pleased to announce the availability of our 2014 Health and Well-being Touchstone Survey results. The 2014 survey data contains detailed benefits information provided by approximately 1,200 participating companies in 35 different industries across the nation.
Trends in People Analytics - With excerpts from the 2015 PwC Saratoga Benchmarks Trends in People Analytics - With excerpts from the 2015 PwC Saratoga Benchmarks
PwC’s Trends in People Analytics report highlights our recently published 2015 Saratoga US benchmark data, as well as the implications for people analytics functions and key trends for consideration.

Trends in People Analytics - With excerpts from the 2015 PwC Saratoga Benchmarks

PwC’s Trends in People Analytics report highlights our recently published 2015 Saratoga US benchmark data.

Bigger bets, wider nets: Reset needed for talent and HR  back to top findings - Findings from 2015 US CEO Survey

In a world with more opportunities, US CEOs know they need to scale up their organizations' ability to learn and innovate. They're seeking people with broader skillsets and finding them via new channels. How can HR help CEOs modernize how they find, develop and retain talent?

Trends in workforce analytics - Capturing the latest results from US Human Capital Effectiveness Benchmarks, 2014

Market demand for workforce analytics is on the rise as business leaders increasingly recognize that the right talent is critical to bringing business strategies to life.

Fast Takes on Talent Innovations

Our series of Fast Takes on Talent Innovations examines the critical role each element of the talent ecosystem plays within an organization – and offers PwC’s insights on how today’s business leaders can reinvent their talent strategies to compete and win.

The talent to win

Global megatrends are escalating the war for top talent and reshaping business as we know it. To stay ahead, organizations are innovating at warp speed. The problem is, in most organizations business innovation dramatically outpaces talent innovation. And when your business strategy and talent strategy are out of sync, you can't drive top business performance.

A new take on talent

As industry transformation and disruption gather pace, financial services CEOs are more concerned than ever about the limited availability of key skills.

2015 Global Digital IQ Survey

What actions can leaders take to confirm their digital investments deliver and sustain value

A new vision for growth - Key trends in human capital 2014

A look at key workforce trends from around the world using data from PwC Saratoga's benchmarking database. This sixth edition of Global Trends in Human Capital asks you to think again, to break the habit of familiarity – and in doing so, set yourself apart from the crowd.

 

10Minutes on organizational DNA

Ever wonder why some companies consistently deliver while others disappoint? Faced with the same market, stocked with similar talent, one organization flourishes, while the other flounders.

2015 Global Equity Incentives Survey

PwC and the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals (NASPP) are pleased to release the 2015 Global Equity Incentives Survey (GEIS) Executive Summary. Our survey is one of the most comprehensive studies available on the design and administration of equity incentive compensation plans for multinational companies.

Employee Financial Wellness Survey

PwC's Employee Financial Wellness Survey tracks the financial and retirement wellbeing of working U.S. adults nationwide. This year it incorporates the views of over 1,700 full-time employed adults.

Building the bench: Strategic planning for CEO and executive succession

Putting the right talent at the top is critical for boards and CEOs who need to ensure their companies thrive in today’s dynamically changing landscape. To compete and win, companies need to cultivate executive talent and teams that can recognize and seize strategic opportunities in constantly shifting conditions. Do you have a succession process that can put the right talent at the top?

Power and utlities changing workforce

Workforce changes are re-shaping the risk profiles of power & utilities companies. A systematic approach could help attract and retain core know-how, and transfer industry knowledge to a younger generation.

Engaging and empowering millennials

A follow-up to PwC's NextGen global  generational study.

Adapt to survive

The need for markets to adapt to change is nothing new. In countries where a workforce lacks the skills that are suddenly in demand we see a skills gap emerge.

The future of work - A journey to 2022

Our report focuses on three possible future ‘worlds of work’ - Green, Blue and Orange - which provide a lens through which to examine the way organisations might operate in the future.

PwC's 2015 Health and Well-being Touchstone Survey results

The 2015 survey data contains detailed benefits information provided by over 1,150 participating companies in 36 different industries across the nation. PwC's annual Touchstone Survey is one of the most comprehensive studies available on benefit plans offered by US-based employers. 

An HR perspective - Nothing but change for healthcare industry stakeholders

Health care organizations today find themselves amid transformation on numerous fronts: everything from merging provider organizations to converging providers and payors to changing compensation models.

PwC's 2014 Health and Well-being Touchstone Survey results

PwC is pleased to announce the availability of our 2014 Health and Well-being Touchstone Survey results.

The connected employee experience for Technology businesses

The workforce is changing for all industries, and employers are no longer in the driver's seat. Technology companies that build a unique connected experience for their employees will drive up innovation and productivity by increasing employee job satisfaction.

2015 Global Digital IQ Survey

What actions can leaders take to confirm their digital investments deliver and sustain value 

HR: Delivering more for less. What sets top performers apart?

People expect HR operations to provide the same user‑friendly experience they have become accustomed to in other areas of their lives. PwC surveyed 150 senior HR leaders to find out what it is that sets top performers apart.

Innovating for tomorrow's workforce: Transformation enabled by HR in the Cloud

PwC’s Annual HR Technology Survey provides global strategic insight into the most important issues facing today’s Human Resource (HR) technology leaders. The report explores what 650 companies spanning the globe had to say about how they are currently using and planning to leverage HR technology to solve important problems.  In this year's survey, we explore several key findings on the challenges and opportunities companies are faced with when shifting HR applications into the cloud.

The connected workforce is talking SMAC. Are you ready?

By combining four technologies--social, mobile, analytics, and cloud (SMAC)--leading companies are aspiring to become something new: "a connected workforce". To achieve a truly connected workforce, organizations need to do more than simply invest in and install SMAC technologies. The power for the organization lies in the ability of the connected workforce to combine SMAC in new ways that drive insight, spur innovation and create value.

Building Enterprise Agility

In our fast-moving world, the winners will be companies that can sense change and respond accordingly. Companies striving to become agile must think in terms of three kinds of drivers of change: the “operating environment” that might radically reshape their business environment; “strategic responsiveness” or the soft levers they can pull in response; and the “organizational flexibility” that invariably affects their capacity to respond quickly.

Are you ready for the Cloud? The case for moving insurance human resources to the Cloud

 The Cloud is no longer considered cutting edge. Industries once thought to be too security sensitive are embracing it. Moving to the Cloud is central to technological and functional transformation, challenging human resources departments to be more strategic.

A flex-able future: Integrating flexibility at financial institutions

Workplace flexibility—alternating the time, place, and/or way of working—is one of many factors that can impact the ability of financial institutions to achieve their business objectives. In an era of talent shortages in which Millennials and others are seeking rewards beyond compensation alone, flexibility is at the core of a strong employee value proposition.

Equipped for the future: Re-inventing your organisation

Most financial services businesses are organised and run for a marketplace that is fast disappearing. How can you make sure your business is equipped to compete?

This report deep dives into the forces driving change and proposes five main building blocks for the new organizational paradigm drawing on the insights of PwC’s sector experts.

Workforce of the future: How strategic workforce planning can help financial institutions today, tomorrow, and beyond

Top-performing teams don’t happen by accident; they’re built to support an organization’s strategy and culture. Do you have the people who can make your strategy happen?

Pension/OPEB 2015 Assumption and disclosure survey

This survey presents our analysis of the 2014 year-end assumptions and disclosures under ASC 715-20, ASC 715-30, and ASC 715-60 for 100 companies, comprising Fortune 100 and other large and established companies.

Stock Compensation 2015 Assumption and disclosure survey

Over 1,300 CEOs talked to us about their global talent management issues. The results of these conversations are reflected in this report.

An HR perspective - Affordable Care Act ("ACA") reporting survey results

PwC and Equifax Workforce Solutions conducted a survey in the first quarter of 2015 to better understand how employers are planning to comply with the new ACA reporting requirements.

HR Innovation April 2015 - All together now: An effective approach to global HR and benefit plan governance

HR Innovation offers advanced thinking about the challenges that should be uppermost on the minds and agendas of organizations and their Human Resources (HR) leaders.

Stay informed: 2014 SEC comment letter trends - Employee stock compensation

Disclosure, valuation, and accounting related to employee stock compensation are complex areas that continue to be a focus for the SEC staff. We have prepared this publication to assist management in identifying and understanding the SEC staff’s current focus areas related to stock compensation.

Executive Compensation Clawbacks: 2014 Proxy Disclosure Study

PwC is pleased to share with you our second annual Executive Compensation: Clawbacks — Proxy Disclosure Study. This study presents our analysis of the compensation recoupment or “clawback” policies of 100 large public companies as disclosed between 2009 and 2013 in their year-end proxies. We hope this study will be helpful to those of you preparing proxies as well as those responsible for compensation strategy and financial reporting.

Pension/OPEB 2014 assumption and disclosure survey

PwC is pleased to share with you our Pension/OPEB 2014 Assumption and Disclosure Survey. This survey presents our analysis of the 2013 year-end assumptions and disclosures under ASC 715-20, ASC 715-30, and ASC 715-60

Cure for the common culture: How to build a healthy risk culture

What does it take to build a sustainable risk-resistant culture? We surveyed global banking leaders to find out. 

HR Innovation - Winter 2014

HR Innovation offers advanced thinking about the challenges that should be uppermost on the minds and agendas of organizations and their Human Resources (HR) leaders.