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Great Place to Start Career

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Consulting Analyst
Current Employee - Consulting Analyst

I have been working at Mercer

Recommends
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

It is a great place to begin your career, as the compensation is in line with industry standards and in the human capital business, Mercer is king.

Cons

The new decision to make Analysts into hourly workers (discrepancy between Exempt and Non-Exempt) has created some derision from the more Senior members of the team.

Advice to Management

Take notice of the young, worthwhile talent being recruited each year and work hard to reward them and keep them on staff.

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  1. Room for improvement

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate
    Current Employee - Senior Associate

    I have been working at Mercer

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Industry leader, breadth of service Global footprint

    Cons

    Inconsistent global policies -- especially pertaining to rewards and mobility Lack of robust training and development Below market salaries, especially for mid-level professionals (3-5 years)

    Advice to Management

    Need to work on employee engagement, transparency especially for initiating for internal policy changes and corporate initiatives. Need to build a performance driven culture that rewards for performance, not just number of tenure and seniority.


  2. Not the same as it once was

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Mercer

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great intellectual capital, pleasant work environment, great team collaboration. The people who you work with day to day are the best part of working at Mercer

    Cons

    Too many internal initiatives that are very disorganized. No work/life balance. Not sure what senior management's goals are. Billing pressures.

    Advice to Management

    Stay in touch with what the core businesses are doing. Simplify internal initiatives. Change the rating structure so it differentiates more between good and great performance.


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