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Market pricing 101: establishing a benchmark methodology unique to your organization image

Market pricing 101: establishing a benchmark methodology unique to your organization

July 30, 2021

Are you ready to take your market pricing to the next level? Develop and implement a benchmark methodology to increase your accuracy, efficiency and consistency and be sure your job pricing is aligned with your compensation philosophy.

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Market Pricing 101: using general industry and industry specific data image

Market Pricing 101: using general industry and industry specific data

July 30, 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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How to determine pay for your remote workers

April 19, 2021

Now that many employees can work from an entirely different region, how should pay be determined? And what if a worker needs to travel to the physical office occasionally — who should bear the costs? As companies implement long-term remote work policies for the post-pandemic world, it’s important you have the answers as an HR professional.

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March 2021: Canadian Compensation Planning Pulse survey results

April 12, 2021

Mercer’s March edition of the Canada Compensation Planning pulse survey confirmed once again that the pandemic had little to no impact for the majority of companies when it came to rewarding employees. As we begin to navigate the new normal, what’s on their minds in terms of compensation planning for 2021?

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Thinking of aging salary survey data this year? You’d better think twice…

January 27, 2021

With many employers going through reductions in force in Q4 and, even more importantly, establishing budgets and compensation strategies for 2021 and beyond, this year’s salary surveys will have quite a story to tell. Using aging data, rather than participating in salary surveys and purchasing fresh data, would definitely be a mistake for a variety of reasons. Why, you might ask? Let us explain.

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Top 4 topics Canadian HR pros should be talking about for 2021

January 06, 2021

In a world that still contains a great degree of uncertainty, planning for the next 12 months feels harder than normal. We asked several Mercer consultants what they see as priorities for HR professionals in 2021. Read on for the top 4 topics you should be talking about in the new year.

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Canada MBD/TRS Data Refresh Summary

December 14, 2020

You can be confident that using Mercer’s 2020 Canada MBD/TRS data, published in August, reflects the go forward market. While we did ask employers for additional data, to see if there were additional pay actions as a result of the pandemic, we found that there was very little change. Here is the executive summary of the data refresh for both MBD and TRS specific to Canada.

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