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The 4 Day Work Week Explained

July 17, 2023

Today’s job market and social environment amplify the employee voice, creating a unique opportunity to make large-scale changes to the way we work and how much we work. The 4-day work week has made plenty of headlines, but is it feasible? Let's explore.

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Results of the US Mercer QuickPulse™ Survey: Inside Employer Minds Edition

July 11, 2023

The latest Mercer QuickPulse™ Survey, released at the end of June, takes you inside employers’ minds to look at some of the most important topics they face when managing a workforce today.

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Tips for linking leaders’ performance goals to corporate success

June 23, 2023

Long-term incentives are considered a standard piece of the rewards package and key drivers of engagement for many employers and employees. However, selecting the right performance metrics and determining how outcomes lead to payout are critical to ensuring this vehicle is able to drive home alignment to the company’s overall success. Read through the helpful tips and considerations shared by Ryan Cameron, one of Mercer’s incentive design experts to find out if your LTI plan is in need of a tune-up.

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Types of pay structures – which is best for my organization?

May 25, 2023

There are many different structure designs and not all support the same sort of pay management. Let’s take a look at the many different types of pay management constructs and consider how they might work for various employee populations and organizational cultures. Do you have the best pay structure for your organization?

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The Evolution of Compensation

May 24, 2023

As the world of work continues to change, what does that mean for pay? Employers are considering different ways to motivate employees and drive performance while being able to source the skills and talents they need to compete in a rapidly changing environment. Take a look to see....

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Determining if your pay is competitive

May 16, 2023

Understanding whether or not your compensation program is competitive is a fundamental question that you'll likely have to address if working in human resources. What exactly does 'competitive' mean and how do you find out? Read on for some helpful tips.

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6 rules for an empathetic reduction in force

May 02, 2023

Even if half your work is done by robots, your people matter. How you treat them will become part of your brand. If sheer appreciation for your workers’ humanity isn’t enough to get you to help them land on their feet, consider the value of your brand and the enormous cost of rebuilding it after a badly managed crisis.

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Are we returning to normal compensation practices?

April 28, 2023

Actual merit and total increases delivered in Q1 of 2023 indicate that employers are tapping the brakes on compensation. Take a look at how their spending compared to budget as well as their approach to other pay adjustments and pay transparency.

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