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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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Hot jobs in 2021

February 08, 2021

As we move into 2021, undoubtedly technology jobs will continue to be important as business continue to reinvent and re-set. However, there are also other jobs that have risen to importance – and some might surprise you.

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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 5 topics US 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 5 topics you should be talking about in the new year.

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Moving forward with optimism

November 24, 2020

As employers turn their attention toward planning for 2021, just where are they landing when projected annual increase budgets, and incentive plans? With more finalized numbers, since our last pulse in September, Mercer’s US Compensation Planning survey result shows us that some budgets are lower, but not much else is changing.

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