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First look at increase budgets for North America

September 27, 2021

While so many things related to the world of work have been thrust into relative upheaval, annual pay increases and structure adjustments seem to be untouched. With over 1,500 participants combined between Mercer’s US Compensation Planning and Canada Compensation Planning pulse surveys, we have a preliminary view into the annual compensation planning process underway right now. Take a look and see how this aligns with the budget you are planning for merit, total, and promotion increases and for salary structure adjustments.

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Four reasons why salary surveys are a must in 2021

August 11, 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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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

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 attract and retain hourly talent

June 11, 2021

Like many in the hospitality industry, you may be experiencing a shortage of hourly workers. In this post we explore the three factors you can focus on to differentiate your company in order to become attractive to hourly candidates.

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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: US Compensation Planning Pulse survey results

April 12, 2021

Mercer’s March edition of the US 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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The future of hourly pay

March 07, 2021

Determining the right pay for hourly positions poses many challenges. Getting your hands on the right data that gives you local data as well as a broad range of skill sets can be difficult. Until now! With Mercer Hourly Compensation Tool, you will no longer have to piece together your hourly pay rates using not-the-best-fit data and anecdotes from managers and employees.

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