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Building Positive Employee Engagement

This Mercer PeoplePro™ Insights report discusses the difference between communicating with employees and engaging them; why employee engagement is an organizational (not just an HR) issue; how to recognize and measure engagement and disengagement; and top employee engagement issues/priorities – and how organizations are effectively addressing them. The business case for engaging employees is explored and the report also gives real-life examples of successful employee engagement programs to help spark ideas.

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Rewarding the Risk Preventers: Getting Cyberstaffing Right

Mercer's Rewarding Risk Preventers Getting Cyberstaffing Right Executive Brief. Cyberattacks loom as an ever–present threat in today's businesses across the globe. Lloyds of London recently estimated that cyberattacks were costing businesses $400 billion. The average costs of data breaches are increasing, moving up from US$3.79 to US$4 million per incident, according to recently...

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Risky Business: Protecting Data in Today's Hacker Prone World

Mercer's Risky Business Protecting Data in Today's Hacker Prone World Executive Brief. Cyber risk is a clear and present danger costing businesses more than $400 billion a year, a sum broadly equivalent to the GDP of Austria or Thailand. Attacks have become more pervasive, larger in scale, and both more complex and...

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Generational Talent Trends Across the Globe One Size Does Not Fit All

Mercer's Generational Talent Trends Across the Globe One Size Does Not Fit All Executive Brief. Trends show that employees of all generations are demanding a new value proposition that provides greater career support combined with new flexibility in managing their work and building their skills. But how are recruiters, hiring managers, and...

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Recruiting Free Agent Nation: Rise of the Contingent Workforce

Mercer's Recruiting Free Agent Nation: Rise of the Contingent Workforce- Executive Brief. Exacerbated by the previous recession, the "gig economy" has become woven into today's business fabric. According to the United States' Government Accountability Office, 40% of the US workforce is now made of contingent workers. But how are recruiters, hiring managers,...

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Software, Security and the Cloud: What Vendors Provide To Their Customers

Mercer's Software, Security and the Cloud: What Vendors Provide Their Customers Executive Brief. Technology providers are alert to the ever-present danger of hackers and security breaches. They build in varying degrees of security into their products. Our recent study looked at the security features vendors provide in their HRIS products — and...

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Vendors Can Help: Preventing HRIS Cyber Breaches

Mercer's Vendors Can Help: Preventing HRIS Cyber Breaches Executive Brief. In the computing environment of the early Cloud days, organizations worried about the security of their data. Together the HCM vendor community has largely alleviated that fear. Today, however, organizations face a new fear — the fear of cybersecurity attacks into a...

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Journey to Digital HR What Research Tells Us About Implementing New HRIS

Mercer's Journey to Digital HR What Research Tells Us About Implementing New HRIS Executive Brief. Mercer's recent research investigated buying trends for technology that supports what is referred to as "Core HR" — that is, software applications that manage the employee statement of record. Although some HRISs address only employment compliance issues,...

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Global Perspective on Talent Trends

Mercer's Global Perspective On Talent Trends Executive Brief. The world of work has been experiencing seismic shifts: the composition of the workforce, the skills that drive business performance, and the talent pools that will likely fuel future growth. Organizations need to look at talent and its development through a new lens —...

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Making Sense of the Maze: Talent Acquisition Technology

Mercer's Talent Acquisition Technologies Executive Brief. Competition for skilled talent is hot – and increasingly challenging across the globe. Acquisition technologies and solutions – often from young innovative companies – hit the market almost daily it seems. But how are recruiters, hiring managers, and HR professionals looking for new software solutions to ascertain...

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Going Social for Talent Acquisition

Mercer's Going Social for Talent Acquisition Executive Brief. The development of social networks and the ability to conduct sophisticated online searches can be heavily leveraged for hiring and recruitment purposes. But how are recruiters, hiring managers, and HR professionals using these tools and is social search replacing job boards? Mercer's executive brief...

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QSEHRA—New Health Care Option for Small Employers
Health & Wellness

QSEHRA—New Health Care Option for Small Employers

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While it’s too late for most employers to take advantage of a QSEHRA plan option— it’s definitely something that should be considered for 2018. Ask a Pro to see if the plan is right for your company.

Improve Employee Engagement — FREE Download

Improve Employee Engagement — FREE Download

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Gig Workers — Growing Flexible Workforce

Gig Workers — Growing Flexible Workforce

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Benefit Compliance 2018 Planning

Benefit Compliance 2018 Planning

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

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4 Employee Reward and Recognition Strategies That Work

4 Employee Reward and Recognition Strategies That Work

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    Rewards & Compensation

    The intricacies of job pricing, total rewards and salary structures can be confusing. Pay your employees competitively to retain the best talent with our help.

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  • Engagement & Communications

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    Consistent employee communications are critical to shape your distinct culture and environment. Our Pros can help you make sure your company's message has a strong, clear voice.

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    Health & Wellness

    Make your employees the most knowledgeable healthcare consumers possible. Let us guide you through the maze of ever-changing legislation, wellness, benchmarking, and so much more!

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    ""Every time I hear an HR professional share stories of thanks from their employees, I know that our work is helping others enjoy life more.""

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    Pension & Savings

    Our Pros are ready to partner with you to look after the future of your employees. They are experts in plan designs (including defined benefit and 401k plans), and tax savings.

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    HR Strategy & Talent Management

    We speak HR! Our deep expertise can help you with HR best practices from the tactical to the strategic. Our Pros can even be your virtual HR support until you're ready for a full time resource.

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    Growing Your Business

    Our Pros can be your secret weapon. We help HR play a key role in business growth across a wide range of training, engagement, and recruitment strategies.

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