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The impact of COVID-19 on executive pay

July 01, 2020

Organizations around the world are dealing with economic uncertainty and financial strain as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. One very visible action that companies are taking is to reduce pay, starting at the top. CEOs of many prominent companies have either completely given up their salaries or taken significant pay cuts temporarily. Take a look at our helpful framework to determine whether adjusting executive pay is the right move for your organization.

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COVID-19 – Little to no impact on rewards practices

June 25, 2020

In June’s version of the Canada Compensation Planning Pulse survey, participants were asked about how they are handling other compensation management decisions, beyond annual base pay increases. Their response — to simplify, is that it’s business as usual.

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Top 10 questions to assess business continuity readiness

May 26, 2020

With the uncertainty and instability from the global pandemic, it’s important for businesses now more than ever to be ready for the unexpected. If an executive or key player in your company needed to step back, would you be ready to fill the gap that person left behind?

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Tips for Linking Leaders’ Performance Goals to Corporate Success

June 04, 2019

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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Mapping Executives in Mercer Job Library

May 17, 2019

Mapping your executive positions to the correct survey jobs is important – not only for survey participation but for market pricing. It can also be a little challenging. Here are some helpful tips to help you think about mapping executives to best reflect the leaders in your organization.

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Long-Term Incentives, the basics

May 03, 2019

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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Are Your Executive Rewards Aligned?

October 02, 2018

Today’s executive rewards look different than they did in the past. Increased scrutiny, new laws, and louder calls for transparency have forced executive benefits to become more similar to the benefits provided to other levels of employees. In today’s competitive markets, parity is the name of the game. Here’s your chance to find out if your executive rewards are on par.

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