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An enjoyable place to work

Senior Consultant (Current Employee) Glasgow, Scotland (UK)

ProsThe people are great. Good reputation in market. Fantastic client base.

ConsSilo mentality means that different parts of the business do not all pull together for the common good. US ownership means that decisions are taken that may not be best in UK context. Can take a long time for changes to take place. Technology often not up to speed.

Advice to Senior ManagementTake more risk and encourage more junior staff to do the same.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Not the company it was.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Mercer


    Pros: There are no longer any good reasons to work at Mercer. It is merely… Cons: The culture of deceit and denial encouraged by incompetent management under the delusion they are being effective when they only care for their lick-spittals. It… Advice to Senior Management: Listen to people who tell what you would rather not hear with as much… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Solid, Safe consulting career

    Actuary (Former Employee) London, England (UK)

    I worked at Mercer


    Pros: Good training, in particular for graduates. Good name on the CV. Ability to move between departments e.g. benefits and… Cons: Career advancement at whim of Senior Management. Struggle with retention of the best people. Pay relatively low. Bonus does not provide adequate… Advice to Senior Management: Be more in touch with your employees. Be tougher… More
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