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The future of hourly pay

March 07, 2021

Determining the right pay for hourly positions poses many challenges. Getting your hands on the right data that gives you local data as well as a broad range of skill sets can be difficult. Until now! With Mercer Hourly Compensation Tool, you will no longer have to piece together your hourly pay rates using not-the-best-fit data and anecdotes from managers and employees.

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What’s top of mind for small and large retailers in 2021?

February 26, 2021

As the pandemic unfolded in 2020, the retail industry was arguably one of the hardest to be hit. For HR professionals, that meant grappling with new policies and practices for protecting workers’ safety, well-being, and pay. Now, in 2021, there is a whole new set of changes for HR professionals to monitor. Find out what’s at the top of the list this year.

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5 steps to moving your DEI strategy forward

February 19, 2021

Strengthening diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are top of mind for many Boards and executives going into 2021, but many are unsure about where to focus. Here are 5 things human resources professionals can do today to focus your efforts and start advancing the DEI strategy at your company.

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Hot jobs in 2021

February 08, 2021

As we move into 2021, undoubtedly technology jobs will continue to be important as business continue to reinvent and re-set. However, there are also other jobs that have risen to importance – and some might surprise you.

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Thinking of aging salary survey data this year? You’d better think twice…

January 27, 2021

With many employers going through reductions in force in Q4 and, even more importantly, establishing budgets and compensation strategies for 2021 and beyond, this year’s salary surveys will have quite a story to tell. Using aging data, rather than participating in salary surveys and purchasing fresh data, would definitely be a mistake for a variety of reasons. Why, you might ask? Let us explain.

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Must have tools for tech

October 27, 2020

Organizations that are still succeeding and planning for the future have one thing in common – they’re advancing their digital journey. Who are they looking to for help? The tech companies. The pressure on the tech industry to deliver innovative solutions is greater than ever before. And maximizing operational efficiency is critical for these companies moving at the speed of light. Learn about two invaluable tools that can help tech companies thrive today and plan for tomorrow.

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US MBD/TRS Data Refresh Summary

October 23, 2020

You can be confident that using Mercer’s 2020 US MBD/TRS data, published in August, reflects the go forward market. While we did ask employers for additional data, to see if there were additional pay actions as a result of the pandemic, we found that there was very little change. Here is the executive summary of the data refresh for both MBD and TRS within the United States.

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As remote work takes root, do tech workers face pay cuts?

October 05, 2020

Now that remote work has become commonplace, what will the impact be on pay? Tauseef Rahman, a Partner at Mercer, expects the impact to be less than you might expect.

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