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5 tips to help you create flexibility

March 12, 2021

In the wake of school and workplace closures and family health concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, employers and employees have had to adapt to new ways of working flexibly. Here are 5 tips to help you create permanent flexibility in your organization.

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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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What’s top of mind for small and large retailers in 2021?

February 26, 2021

As the pandemic unfolded in 2020, the retail industry was arguably one of the hardest to be hit. For HR professionals, that meant grappling with new policies and practices for protecting workers’ safety, well-being, and pay. Now, in 2021, there is a whole new set of changes for HR professionals to monitor. Find out what’s at the top of the list this year.

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5 steps to moving your DEI strategy forward

February 19, 2021

Strengthening diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are top of mind for many Boards and executives going into 2021, but many are unsure about where to focus. Here are 5 things human resources professionals can do today to focus your efforts and start advancing the DEI strategy at your company.

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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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The new shape of work

February 01, 2021

Moving forward on developing your flexible workplace? Two of Mercer’s experts recently penned an article for #evolve providing valuable advice and considerations for organizations as they craft flexible workplace policies and practices as part of their new employee value proposition.

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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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