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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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Must have tools for tech

October 27, 2020

Organizations that are still succeeding and planning for the future have one thing in common – they’re advancing their digital journey. Who are they looking to for help? The tech companies. The pressure on the tech industry to deliver innovative solutions is greater than ever before. And maximizing operational efficiency is critical for these companies moving at the speed of light. Learn about two invaluable tools that can help tech companies thrive today and plan for tomorrow.

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Why survey data (still) matters

April 15, 2020

Times of uncertainty naturally make us feel overwhelmed and anxious. It's tempting to spend time on other essential activities and choose not to participate in compensation and benefits surveys and maybe to even consider compensation surveys as a variable cost that you can reduce this year. Not now; you’re going to need this data.

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Crafting your remote work policy: pros and cons of the virtual work revolution

March 08, 2020

More and more workers today are looking for the option to work remotely. With the help of modern technology, it’s a perfectly realistic option for many. Offering virtual work opportunities could be an attractive strategy for you as an HR professional, but it’s not ideal for every situation. Are you ready to start developing your virtual work policy?

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KONE: Enhancing domestic relocation by streamlining

January 13, 2020

Looking for a way to enhance their employees’ domestic relocation experience, KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, partnered with Mercer to assess and redesign their North American policies.

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Keeping pace With North American compensation policy and practice trends

March 14, 2019

You've likely heard how some companies are implementing diverse new workplace perks to attract talent. But are HR policies and practices like remote work, volunteer leave, and PTO really being adopted by organizations as commonly as you think? Find out with this overview of current HR trends in the US and Canada.

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Severance policies around the world

June 11, 2018

Letting an employee go is never easy, and no one wants to dwell on involuntary terminations, but having the right severance policies in place is just as important as any recruitment or attraction strategy.

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