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Wages are going up – is inflation the trigger? image

Wages are going up – is inflation the trigger?

April 28, 2022

With inflation at a 40 year high coupled with a strong job market, this article examines how employers are responding to employee’ increasing compensation expectations.

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Leave policies are getting more personal

April 22, 2022

Gain insights into the latest changes in leave and paid time off in the US, Canada, and across the globe.

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Top skills critical for your business going forward

April 20, 2022

Find out how Mercer is poised and ready to help you transition from jobs to skills to support your organization’s talent strategy.

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Realigning your long-term incentives image

Realigning your long-term incentives

April 20, 2022

Companies have experienced massive changes in the last few years due to the pandemic, remote work/flexibility, cultural shifts, and a competitive talent market. In this environment, companies have many questions regarding the design and administration of their long-term incentive (LTI) / equity platforms. Here are four questions to determine the needed changes in your long term incentive plan.

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3 Reasons to adopt pay transparency

April 19, 2022

With new laws taking shape across the US, becoming transparent about pay is now more important than ever. To stay relevant and successful, here are three reasons why your company should adopt pay transparency.

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Actual increases were higher than predicted

April 12, 2022

This job market and the behavior of candidates and employees is challenging, to say the least. Add rising inflation to the mix and it’s no wonder your HR people are feeling stress like never before. With continued attrition and hiring challenges, coupled with rising inflation, how did employers adjust pay for 2022?

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Cost of living versus cost of labor

April 11, 2022

Now that many employees are working from home for the foreseeable future, organizations are considering the impact that flexibility has on what they need to pay. As employees look to relocate from the cities to lower cost of living areas, does that mean their pay should be adjusted accordingly? In this article, two of Mercer’s senior consultants talk about the continued importance of understanding cost of living and cost of labor when determining pay.

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Eight trends and challenges affecting healthcare today

March 14, 2022

As we begin to understand the long-term impact of the pandemic and current labor market, what priorities should hospital and healthcare system boards focus on to succeed in 2022 and beyond? Let’s look at eight emerging trends in healthcare commanding the attention of industry leaders today.

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