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Holidays Worldwide Vary Greatly by Country

Mercer’s Worldwide Benefit & Employment Guidelines provides an overview of mandatory and private benefit practices, statutory regulations, and employment conditions. Learn more about public holiday practices. 15 December 2014

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Non-traditional Solutions Can Improve Women’s Workforce Progression

Non-traditional solutions to address the unique needs of women can have a positive impact on an organization’s long-term ability to engage and retain female talent, according to new global research from Mercer. 2 December 2014

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Compensation Planning is Vital in Uncertain Times

Learn about compensation practices around the world and how to attract, motivate, and retain the right people for the right jobs. 4 November 2014

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Performance Awards Keep CEO, CFO Compensation on the Rise

The median total compensation for CEOs and CFOs of companies in the S&P 500 continues to rise, according to Mercer’s recent analyses of compensation and benefits. 27 October 2014

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Maternity Leave Makes Strong Gains in Last 10 Years

In the last 10 years, employees worldwide have witnessed a significant increase in maternity benefit generosity, according to an analysis of a decade of Mercer’s annual Worldwide Benefit and Employment Guidelines. 29 September 2014

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Staffing Up, Separations Flat for US, Canadian Employers

More than half of employers in the US and Canada saw an increase in full-time employee numbers in 2013 with separations remaining steady into the near future, according to the Mercer Turnover Survey. 15 September 2014

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Companies Try to Align Total Rewards with Business Strategies

According to Mercer's newest Total Rewards Survey, less than one-third of organizations think their total rewards and business strategies are fully aligned. 8 September 2014

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Turning Data into Actionable Insights

Mercer's Metrics, Analytics, and Technology Snapshot Survey shows that most organizations have access to at least some workforce data, but some encounter challenges. 2 September 2014