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Tackling recruitment challenges in the tech explosion

March 14, 2022

Mercer's Liz Elliott discusses opportunities and obstacles for employers seeking to fill tech roles in Canada.

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Long-term incentives, the basics

March 01, 2022

Looking to brush up on the basics of LTI? This article, written by one of Mercer’s Talent Consultants specializing in executive compensation, will take you through the pros and cons of different long-term incentive strategies.

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The secret behind Mercer data quality

February 04, 2022

A recent Mercer study found that 44% of HR professionals consider data quality and data reliability to be top reasons for choosing one human resource survey provider over another. With this in-depth overview of our quality processes, learn exactly how we compile and curate top-quality Mercer data for every single survey we publish.

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Why You Can’t Afford Not to Participate in Compensation and Benefits Surveys

January 28, 2022

Reliable survey data is now more essential than ever in today’s hyper-competitive labor market. Survey participation gives you the edge in shaping the future of your workforce.

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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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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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