Ensure the strength of your value proposition remains in place even as employees exit

Ensure the strength of your value proposition remains in place even as employees exit

Wouldn’t it be great to have a talent pool that comes equipped not only with the skills you need but the institutional knowledge as well? It is possible.

Whether people are leaving voluntarily, involuntarily, or retiring from your company, those former employees can, in many cases, be a great source of talent for you in the future. But that means you have to leave a lasting impression with your departing employees that delivers on the promise of your employee value proposition. Regardless of whether the separation occurred through a reduction in force or was the employee’s choice, ensure the experience is handled with care in a fair, legal, and respectful manner. Protect your reputation, even in difficult times.

Mercer’s turnover, retirement, outplacement, and severance products are just what you need to ensure the final step in the employee lifecycle remains true to your value proposition while also caring for your company’s social brand.

Turnover surveys

Understanding how your turnover statistics compare to the market and proactively planning your talent retention strategy is foundational to short-term and long-term success. Start optimizing your workforce plans today.

Retirement products

Help your employees easily find answers to complex retirement questions, including Social Security and Medicare benefits.

Outplacement services

Letting employees go is never an easy task and, of course, it’s very stressful for those impacted. Help your transitioning employees at all levels focus on the opportunities ahead with virtual, on-demand outplacement services and career coaching.

Severance survey

Learn how businesses construct and distribute severance pay to their outgoing employees with insights on global practices for termination and severance pay.

Candidate care

Give all declined job candidates access to resume and cover letter builders, skills assessments, interview practices, job matching tools, and more with this award-winning software. Leave a positive impression with every candidate


Not sure where to start or what you need? Please contact us to discuss any of the transition products available or to review exit surveys, custom services, and more to meet your unique employee departure needs.

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