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Updated Nov. 22, 2021

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Mercer President and CEO Martine Ferland
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Mercer President and CEO Martine Ferland
Martine Ferland
1,039 Ratings
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  • "Work life balance is better than other firms around(in 462 reviews)

  • "good organization , work from home(in 114 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work-Life balance can be improved(in 237 reviews)

  • "I was in Order Management where No work life balance exist, Very unprofessional management(in 55 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great company

      Nov. 15, 2021 - Consulting Analyst in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits, great people, challenging work

      Cons

      Long hours and tight deadlines

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Actuarial Analyst

      Aug. 4, 2021 - Actuarial Analyst in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Respectful environment to work in. You get involved in a lot of projects early in your career.

      Cons

      Long hours and demanding work. Promotion and salary raises are very slow compared to industry

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great experience

      May 16, 2021 - Consultant 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great people to work with, very knowledgeable

      Cons

      Can be long hours at times with tight deadlines

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Overall company review

      May 8, 2021 - Associate PM in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good working environment and culture is easy going

      Cons

      Long hours and targets are high

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Mercer

      Apr. 21, 2021 - Associate 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good company to grow as a professional

      Cons

      Have to work long hours

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good work experience, long hours

      Oct. 23, 2020 - Consulting Analyst in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - If you are interested in HR and compensation, you will learn so much during your first year here - Mercer will pay for a professional designation (CHRP, CCP) - Good exposure to different clients and different industries - Interesting work: consists of market benchmarking, executive benchmarking, executive compensation, pay equity, job evaluations, etc. - People are very nice and professional - Stock options are good (you can only start getting them after 2 years)

      Cons

      - Long hours, not a great work-life balance - Can get very overwhelming and stressful at times - Busy season is September-December - Big disconnect between senior leadership and employees

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great firm and people

      Jun. 12, 2020 - Associate in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      intelligent people, great open and welcoming culture, transparent leadership, interesting work

      Cons

      long hours, sometimes the open and inspirational views of leadership don't trickle down to the bottom, and takes a while to get promoted

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Actuarial analyst

      Nov. 13, 2017 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good people and great benefits

      Cons

      Long hours and inconsistent schedule

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Investment Analyst

      Nov. 10, 2017 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      opens up great opportunities to learn about the industry

      Cons

      low pay and long hours for new analysts

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    11. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Rewards/Talent Consulting Analyst

      Mar. 14, 2017 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great team, atmosphere and interesting work. Clear line-of-sight on progression

      Cons

      Long hours, over staffed on projects and very stressful at times. Typical consulting role with unpredictability and can be hard for a work-life balance

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