A New Era for Talent

Global Talent 2021 Report

As rapid market transformation redefines talent supply and demand, global HR functions need a more strategic approach. Oxford Economics collaborated with Towers Watson and other partners to survey 352 senior HR professionals on the implications of new talent dynamics. The study reveals four forces that will most affect talent requirements in the years ahead — technology advances, globalization and shifts in labor demographics, customer needs and competition. Read Key Survey Findings


Engagement at Risk

2012 Global Workforce Study

When employee engagement suffers, productivity is at risk. Our study reveals nearly two-thirds (65%) of the more than 32,000 full-time workers surveyed around the world are not highly engaged. How should organizations respond? The report presents a new sustainable engagement model designed for the 21st-century workplace — as well as insights into evolving employee attitudes on issues ranging from stress and security, to work experience and leadership support. Read the 2012 Global Workforce Study


Thinking Big to Supply the Leadership Pipeline

Companies depend on a steady supply of strong leaders in order to grow. Liberty Global Inc., an international cable company, needed to nurture good leaders across its full global footprint. Towers Watson helped Liberty establish a leadership development program that involved 41 employees from 15 countries on four continents, speaking 12 different languages. Learn how they did it. Read the Strategy@Work Client Story

For Spectra Energy, Engagement Plus Safety Equals Business Performance

Achieving a 75% response rate to an employee survey is a major feat. But at Spectra Energy, that was just a start. The company wanted to become the employer of choice — and take the top spot among natural gas infrastructure companies — in North America. Learn how Towers Watson helped Spectra turn survey information into insights, linking safety and engagement to business performance. Read the Strategy@Work Client Story


Banking Compensation: How Are We Doing?

New regulations and political pressures have forced the banking business to change — along with its pay model. What risk-and-reward system was in place during the financial meltdown? What best practices emerged? And has reform made the industry better off? Find out in this three-part Bloomberg BNA Banking Report series authored by Towers Watson consultants. Read the Bloomberg BNA Banking Report