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European and Chinese Cities Rise, Japan Falls on Cost LIST

Mercer's 2014 Cost of Living Survey ranks 211 cities across five continents and measures the comparative cost of more than 200 items in each location. 4 August 2014

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Local Plus: An Alternative to Traditional Expatriate Packages

Mercer Alternative International Assignments Policies and Practices Survey report: Local Plus packages are increasingly being used by employers to attract and retain talent at the right price. 28 July 2014

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Talent Gaps, Shortages Affect Oil and Gas Industry Success

Mercer’s global Oil & Gas Talent Outlook and Workforce Practices Survey, which collected data from 151 companies, identifies critical talent shortages and offers insights for addressing the industry’s talent challenges. 21 July 2014

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From Mercer’s Health Care Reform Survey. These are the issues US employers are facing as reform measures take effect, and how they are responding. 07 July 2014

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Perqs Add Value to Employee Reward Packages

Employers struggle to attract and retain the right people for their particular business, and perqs can help companies tip the scales in their favor. 1 July 2014

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Companies Only So Flexible On Employees' Time

According to Mercer’s 2013/2014 Compensation Policies and Practices surveys, companies will only go so far with flexible work arrangements. 23 June 2014

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US Employers Assess Impact As Health Reform Takes Effect

Mercer’s latest Health Care Reform Survey assesses how employer plans and open enrollment results have been affected. 16 June 2014

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Retaining and Rewarding Key Talent in M&A Deals

Retaining critical talent is top of mind for organizations engaged in mergers and acquisitions, since talent continuity often has a direct impact on the overall success of the deal.