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The secret behind Mercer data quality

February 04, 2022

A recent Mercer study found that 44% of HR professionals consider data quality and data reliability to be top reasons for choosing one human resource survey provider over another. With this in-depth overview of our quality processes, learn exactly how we compile and curate top-quality Mercer data for every single survey we publish.

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Survey Participation: Tips for Success

February 03, 2022

As participation in Compensation and Benefits surveys becomes more intuitive and therefore simpler, there are also ways to streamline the survey process for you and your company. Become a participation veteran with these simple tips.

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If it can happen at Starbucks...

February 02, 2022

With labor unions on the rise, it’s clear that businesses are seeing the power shift back to employees. Here are 4 steps you can take to avoid labor issues in this tight employment market.

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Compensation planning: Pay vs. Perks

January 31, 2022

While wages are climbing higher, other elements besides pay such as meaningful work and purpose, are also critical drivers for workers desire to stay or go.

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Why You Can’t Afford Not to Participate in Compensation and Benefits Surveys

January 28, 2022

Reliable survey data is now more essential than ever in today’s hyper-competitive labor market. Survey participation gives you the edge in shaping the future of your workforce.

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C’mon, participate! Here’s why …

January 24, 2022

Salary survey participation offers companies many benefits. In this article, explore the top 5 reasons to submit your data to Mercer surveys.

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How life science companies are adopting flex work

December 15, 2021

Mercer's survey findings show an overwhelming increase in flexible working in 2021 compared to pre-pandemic times. Greater flexibility has been achieved by the Life Sciences companies surveyed through the implementation of many changes; however, despite these changes, only 4% of the companies surveyed reported decreased productivity.

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Compensation is going up. But, is it enough?

December 14, 2021

Over the last several years, this has been largely a “rinse and repeat” process for compensation teams as budgets have remained steady at 2.5% to 3%. But pressures have continued to mount over the past several months with both inflation and quit rates being at 20-year highs. This has resulted in many employers taking a harder look at compensation plans for 2022.

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