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Investing in your employees: a shift in mindset beyond compensation for retailers image

Investing in your employees: a shift in mindset beyond compensation for retailers

May 01, 2020

Many cities and states are establishing a $15 per hour minimum wage. How are retailers responding? They’re not all rushing to proactively comply. Instead they are considering how they reward and motivate employees beyond pay.

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US Compensation Planning Survey Pulse – April edition

April 28, 2020

Earlier this month, Mercer conducted the 2020 US Compensation Survey – Monthly Pulse. Given the current economy and dynamism of the labor market, we decided to take the “pulse” of employers right now to find out how the COVID-19 crisis may or may not have impacted 2020 salary increase budgets and implementation. Take a look to understand how others are handling merit and total increases for 2020 and beyond.

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A message from our US & Canada survey leader

April 17, 2020

Many clients have asked about the reliability of our compensation data in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting market volatility. We share that concern and are taking action now so that the surveys we publish in Q3 are relevant and accurately reflect the market. In this brief video Belinda Roberts, Survey Leader for the US and Canada, talks about some of the specific things Mercer is doing now to address these concerns.

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Why survey data (still) matters

April 10, 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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Don’t get left in the dust – Join Mercer’s 2020 NA Mining Survey today

April 03, 2020

Change has been on the horizon for the mining industry for a while now. Beyond the increasing number of retiring workers, mining companies have gradually adopted technology to improve data and safety. These two factors have been slowly transforming the work as well as the workers required. Read on to hear about the challenges and solutions in the mining industry.

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US Geographic Salary Differential Survey

March 01, 2020

Check out the highlights from Mercer’s 2020 US Geographic Salary Differential Tool to get a head start on your compensation planning.

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What’s next?

February 25, 2020

There’s no time for “down time.” When you wrap up your key objectives for the fiscal year, it’s time to get to work on new priorities to maximize efficiency in the coming year. By being proactive, you’ll be able to hit the ground running and achieve amazing things.

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