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Hot off the press: Social Security and Medicare updates for 2021 image

Hot off the press: Social Security and Medicare updates for 2021

November 16, 2020

Social Security beneficiaries will receive a 1.3% cost-of-living adjustment for monthly benefits payable in 2021, but this is just one of many upcoming Social Security and Medicare changes to consider! Discover even more here.

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Cost of living versus cost of labor

November 05, 2020

Now that many employees are working from home for the foreseeable future, organizations are considering the impact that flexibility has on what they need to pay. As employees look to relocate from the cities to lower cost of living areas, does that mean their pay should be adjusted accordingly? In this article, two of Mercer’s senior consultants talk about the continued importance of understanding cost of living and cost of labor when determining pay.

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Retail and the pursuit of a diverse and inclusive workplace

November 04, 2020

It is no secret that the millennial and Z generations are having a significant and varied impact on the retail industry. These generations have pushed retailers into the world of last mile delivery, have demanded brands reduce their carbon footprint, and have driven organizations to offer products that address consumers’ diverse and evolving needs. Even more impactful has been the demand that retailers represent positive contributions to society. Read on to learn what DE&I commitments the retail industry has made, and where there’s still work to do.

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Total rewards: cost optimization vs employee experience

November 02, 2020

What do your employees value most when it comes to their total rewards? Before you make any cost-cutting decisions, learn how an employee listening program can help you better understand what rewards they truly value.

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Before budgeting: tips for compensation planning

October 28, 2020

As an HR or compensation professional, you’re well aware that the definition of compensation planning is changing. With merit increase budgets remaining the same and continued pressure to reward and engage employees, getting started can be a daunting task. This guide will walk you through each step of this pivotal HR process, along with the insight you need to strategically plan your increase budget in today’s climate.

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Must have tools for tech

October 27, 2020

Organizations that are still succeeding and planning for the future have one thing in common – they’re advancing their digital journey. Who are they looking to for help? The tech companies. The pressure on the tech industry to deliver innovative solutions is greater than ever before. And maximizing operational efficiency is critical for these companies moving at the speed of light. Learn about two invaluable tools that can help tech companies thrive today and plan for tomorrow.

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Mercer's got your back...75 years and counting

October 26, 2020

Many of you are now starting to look to the future and plan for 2021. Let’s face it — 2020 has been a doozy. You may have questions about your compensation philosophy, which surveys to purchase, and what other perks to offer employees to keep them engaged. We hear you. Read on to learn how Mercer is responding by taking new actions to provide you with the most up-to-date, accurate data and insight to support your decision-making in this challenging time.

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4 powerful DEI questions to ask your people

October 26, 2020

When it comes to diversity, equity, and inclusion, there are 4 questions that every company should ask their workforce. Are you asking them and effectively listening for the answers?

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