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Mercer Reviews

Updated Feb 23, 2020

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3.4
66%
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76%
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Mercer President and CEO Martine Ferland (no image)
Martine Ferland
83 Ratings
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  1. "Best employer"

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    Current Employee - Associate 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Mercer full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Very employee friendly policies

    Cons

    Tough to manager work like balance if you want to grow u need to work hard!

    Mercer2019-12-20
  2. "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Test Engineer 

    I worked at Mercer full-time

    Pros

    Work-Life Balance is great Employee friendly

    Cons

    Salary compensation could have been better

    Mercer2020-01-08
  3. "x"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate 

    I have been working at Mercer full-time

    Pros

    Caring employer and flexible work environment

    Cons

    Pressure to meet billable hour targets

    Mercer2019-12-11
  4. "Innovative Canadian HR Leaders at MERCER helps MMC shine as a Global Brand."

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    Former Employee - Talent Acquisition Consultant in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Mercer full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Canadian Leadership ( HR ) is tremendously engaged and supportive,

    Cons

    Very Centralised mentality, American dictatorship style, US suppliers, Service-Now, Shared Services, and how all of their Global decision have negative impacts for some of our the distinct regions.

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    Mercer2019-11-20
  5. "Good opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mercer full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Excellent opportunity for those who are willing to work exceptionally hard.

    Cons

    Work is plentiful and demanding, so special attention required for work life balance. Difficulty getting promoted rapidly, patience in this regard required.

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    Mercer2019-11-16
  6. "Great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Associate 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mercer full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Culture, flexibility, people & overall really interesting work. Global company and they are very good about transferring to different office around the globe.

    Cons

    Career growth is sometimes stagnant, compensation needs to be more competitive, there needs to be better employee recognition.

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    Mercer2019-11-11
  7. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Consulting Analyst Co Op in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Mercer full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great team and interesting work

    Cons

    low pay for interns

    Mercer2019-10-24
  8. "Great to start your career"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Montreal, QC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Mercer full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work - life balance, lots of tools to learn from, good company to start your career

    Cons

    Toxic environment, no structure, bad management, unstable company, no advancement possibilities, low salary

    Mercer2019-11-19
  9. "Actuarial analyst in retirement and health"

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    Current Employee - Analyst 

    I have been working at Mercer full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Relaxed, flexible environment to work

    Cons

    Boring repetitive work and management didn't listen to employees

    Mercer2019-07-30
  10. Helpful (1)

    "There are pros and cons"

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    Current Employee - Principal Consultant in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mercer full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great methodology and great team mates

    Cons

    Leadership too far removed and each consultant for themselves

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    Mercer2019-07-04

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