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C’mon, participate! Here’s why …

January 24, 2022

Salary survey participation offers companies many benefits. In this article, explore the top 5 reasons to submit your data to Mercer surveys.

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Attracting new graduates and Gen Z with the right pay and perks

December 20, 2021

Across the board, employers are re-evaluating their employee value propositions (EVPs) to attract and retain talent with higher pay, more flexible hours, enhanced benefits, and better engagement. But what about new hires with little to no experience – should they be offered the same pay and perks?

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Compensation is going up. But, is it enough?

December 14, 2021

Over the last several years, this has been largely a “rinse and repeat” process for compensation teams as budgets have remained steady at 2.5% to 3%. But pressures have continued to mount over the past several months with both inflation and quit rates being at 20-year highs. This has resulted in many employers taking a harder look at compensation plans for 2022.

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Want to pay for skills? Five things to keep in mind

December 13, 2021

You’ve heard of “pay for performance.” But many organizations are shifting the way they hire and promote from a job-centric point of view to a skills-centric point of view. Perhaps, then, “pay for skills” is a more appropriate way of compensating people to help attract, build and retain critical skills. Here are five things to consider.

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Five priorities for HR in Canada for 2022

October 25, 2021

Following two incredibly disruptive years, the workplace continues to demonstrate its resilience and forge ahead. There are several priorities for HR to focus on in order to position an organization for success in 2022 and beyond.

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Using general industry and industry specific data to market price jobs

October 25, 2021

This article will provide you with considerations around when to use general industry versus industry specific data – even when to use both!

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Four reasons why salary surveys are a must in 2021

October 22, 2021

Accurate and timely compensation data hold even greater value this year as a new post-pandemic normalcy begins to take shape. Presently, the general economy appears to have stabilized and is starting to rebound. A closer look at the details reveals significant differences across industries, locations, and company sizes. The 2021 compensation trends we see in the data reinforce how simply aging salary survey data would be a mistake.

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