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Tips for linking leaders’ performance goals to corporate success image

Tips for linking leaders’ performance goals to corporate success

June 04, 2019

Long-term incentives are considered a standard piece of the rewards package and key drivers of engagement for many employers and employees. However, selecting the right performance metrics and determining how outcomes lead to payout are critical to ensuring this vehicle is able to drive home alignment to the company’s overall success. Read through the helpful tips and considerations shared by Ryan Cameron, one of Mercer’s incentive design experts to find out if your LTI plan is in need of a tune-up.

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Mapping executives in Mercer Job Library

May 17, 2019

Mapping your executive positions to the correct survey jobs is important – not only for survey participation but for market pricing. It can also be a little challenging. Here are some helpful tips to help you think about mapping executives to best reflect the leaders in your organization.

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Sharpen the focus of your next medical plan audit

April 16, 2019

Part of managing a compliant, effective self-funded medical and pharmacy plan is conducting regular audits. In this article, Mercer’s experts have identified several areas of concern that should be reviewed during your next audit to ensure that you don’t leave plan dollars on the table and are meeting your fiduciary obligations.

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To pay for performance, give the salary increase a break

April 11, 2019

With stagnant annual increase budgets, how are employers rewarding employees? Read how talent and rewards expert Lauren Matthews suggests you take the pressure off and make salary increases more effective.

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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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The secret to maintaining external competitiveness and internal equity efficiently

March 11, 2019

“It’s more of an art than a science..” How many times have you said that when trying to explain how you’ve assigned a job to a pay range? Wouldn’t it be nice to add in a bit more science to the process? By using Mercer’s Total Remuneration Surveys alongside Mercer’s International Positon Evaluation (IPE), you can do just that!

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What’s “hot” in tech now: Which jobs and skills are in highest demand and how companies are attracting them image

What’s “hot” in tech now: Which jobs and skills are in highest demand and how companies are attracting them

February 05, 2019

The latest Mercer/Gartner IT surveys proved that more organizations than ever are taking digitization seriously, but relevant IT jobs are getting harder and harder to fill. Read about strategies that companies are using to close their talent gaps.

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What’s “hot” in tech now: which jobs and skills are in highest demand and how companies are attracting them image

What’s “hot” in tech now: which jobs and skills are in highest demand and how companies are attracting them

February 04, 2019

The latest Mercer/Gartner IT surveys proved that more organizations than ever are taking digitization seriously, but relevant IT jobs are getting harder and harder to fill. Read about strategies that companies are using to close their talent gaps.

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