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Mercer Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Jan 21, 2021

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Pros
  • "Work life balance is maintained(in 370 reviews)

  • "Good work environment, flexible working hours(in 173 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work life balance is low but it's consulting(in 191 reviews)

  • "Long hours and poor work life balance(in 94 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great place to work

      Jan 21, 2021 - Principal in Boston, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Awesome work/life balance. Leadership cares about diversity. Good benefits.

      Cons

      None any that I can think of.

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good people

      Dec 8, 2020 - Senior Human Resources Analyst in Los Angeles, CA
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      The managers I reported to were fair

      Cons

      Poor work life balance and too much attention to selling

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great people - but...

      Dec 19, 2020 - Yeah, Right 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The people - your co-workers. And if you are lucky enough to be a "fit" you are protected.

      Cons

      Agenda - driven decisions for promotions and career mobility opportunities. Work-life balance is an illusion, they don't take their own advice.

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Not bad

      Jan 14, 2021 - Associate in Seattle, WA
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      flexible, work/life balance, place where you can take charge and make the most of your time and development

      Cons

      lack of structure in teams, multi-project staffing model, repetitive

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good for starting your career

      Nov 12, 2020 - Investment Analyst in Chicago, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work-Life Balance, Better male to female ratio

      Cons

      Back office is a bit slow

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great company

      Nov 11, 2020 - Employee Benefits Consultant in Richmond, VA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent resources and subject matter experts

      Cons

      Pay, work/life balance, push for sales and growth

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Overall, Great Place

      Oct 28, 2020 - Health and Benefits Intern in Kansas City, MO
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work life balance Opportunities to grow

      Cons

      Not the most thrilling work

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Company!

      Sep 1, 2020 - Sales Professional 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Transparency, work-life balance, everyone is willing to help

      Cons

      figuring out who to go to for resources but once you find the person typically everyone is so willing to help with whatever you need

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    9. 3.0
      Former Freelancer

      Always under pressure

      Dec 1, 2020 - Consultant in Chicago, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good colleagues, good work-life balance and generally interesting clients.

      Cons

      Poor overall management, always cost cutting

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great Potential With Room for Improvement

      Sep 10, 2020 - Plan Administration Team Lead in Norwood, MA
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Paternity/Maternity Leave, STD, ESPP Plan, 10% 401K match in addition to matching half of the first 6%.

      Cons

      Unstable work-life balance, conflicting directions from management, very reactionary to workforce/human capital needs instead of staffing to anticipate growth

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