Tag: Mercer

51% employees feel future of work is about balance in life

Employees today are looking to strike a balance between their personal and professional needs. That is why, a good 51 per cent yearn for...

65% GenY highly energetic at work, 55% Gen Z not energetic

It has become quite clear that a pandemic requires organisations to have a resilient workforce comprising members with high levels of energy, enthusiasm and...

Post pandemic, 13% employees don’t want to work at all: Report

In 2019, only 63 per cent employees felt they were at risk of burnout. However, over the next three years, this figure grew to...

Fusion Microfinance ropes in Pooja Mehta as CHRO

Backed by over two decades of exclusive HR experience, Mehta is an alumna of XLRI, Jamshedpur and Delhi University. She started her career with CitiFinancial,...

Renew Power ropes in L&T Infotech’s Ajay Tripathi, as CHRO

Ajay Tripathi has been appointed as the CHRO at Renew Power, which works in the renewable and environment sector. Tripathi will lead the HR...

68% Indian companies increased access to remote health, benefits: Survey

The pandemic caused many Indian organisations to “respond with agility and empathy in managing the disruption”, says the India edition of Mercer’s Global Talent...

Mercer acquires talent-assessment firm Mettl

Mercer, a global consulting company has acquired the Gurgaon-based talent assessment company, Mettl. Mettl, founded by Tonmoy Shingal and Ketan Kapoor, has been around for...

Mumbai is more expensive than Paris & Berlin

In Mumbai, over the last few years, prices of expat food items such as cheese, butter, fish and meat have increased significantly besides the high cost of transportation.

Employee productivity improves in India, Indonesia & Philippines; rest of Asia...

According to the Workforce Analytics Institute, rising wage pressure, lack of skills to leverage technology, ineffective leadership and low engagement levels are making it difficult for firms to deliver productivity gains in Asian countries.

Do you agree? : Business Execs view talent scarcity more acutely...

Despite organisations’ plans to transform, HR leaders do not have organisation or job redesign on their list of priorities for 2017

Mercer to acquire Thomsons Online Benefits

Thomsons is a SaaS provider of global employee benefits and employee engagement software. Its platform, Darwin™ for automated employee benefits administration has over 1 million worldwide users.

Mercer acquires an employee engagement specialist Sirota Consulting

The acquisition builds upon Mercer’s consulting strength and capabilities in talent management and reinforces its commitment to employee engagement.

Obituary: Deloitte’s former chief people officer, Dhananjay Bansod’s journey meets a...

Bansod met with an accident while boarding a train in Mumbai and breathed his last on the way to the hospital.

Mercer appoints Preeti Chandrashekhar as the business leader for benefits

With over 20 years of experience, she has earlier worked for Infosys and Willis Towers Watson.

Best cities to work: Chennai & Hyderabad

As per Mercer’s survey, Indian cities are safer than most cities in South Asia with Chennai at the top. Hyderabad tops the list in terms of quality of living.

Women@work: 6Ps of effective gender diversity strategy

Women thrive when there is an alignment between the individual and the organisation. Only then can one break through the inertia and advance women at the workplace.

Mercer predicts an average salary increase of 10.5 per cent in...

The biggest challenge for organisations is to retain employees as attrition increases from 10.3 per cent to 12.6 per cent between 2014 and 2015.

Mercer to acquire HR Business Solutions

HRBS is a dominant player in the compensation and benefits space for inbound multinationals and has established market leadership in the luxury goods, retail and apparel-sourcing sectors across Asia.

Boomerang Employees: What’s in it?

Corporates today are more than willing to get back their former employees, who, in turn, are happy to rejoin. So, why is it that companies are willing to take back those who left for greener pastures?

Anish Sarkar to lead Mercer’s consulting business in India

He will drive a number of strategic growth initiatives to broaden the current service and solution offerings, with a strong focus on the benefits and investments offerings. 

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Saudi Arabia expands saudisation programme in aviation

The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development, in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport and Logistic Services, has announced the second...

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J B Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals introduces performance-driven stocks

J B Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals (JBCPL) recently allocated 76,000 time-based stock options and 1,14,000 performance-based options to a qualified employee. The initiative is a...

Samsung Semiconductor boosts India team with 700 new hires

Samsung Semiconductor India Research (SSIR) has unveiled its state-of-the-art R&D facility in Bengaluru, emphasising the company's dedication to pioneering semiconductor research and development in...

Is Capgemini gearing to hire in big numbers in India?

Looks like Capgemini, the global software-services firm is planning to hire more people for its India team in financial year 2025. While the present employee...

UK govt simplifies hiring process; no more renewals for sponsor licences

The UK government has announced changes aimed at easing the process for local businesses to hire foreign workers. Effective 6 April, 2024, there will...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....
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