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Found 5,338 of over 5K reviews
3.9
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Mercer President and CEO Martine Ferland
87% Approve of CEO

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3.9
77%
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87%
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Mercer President and CEO Martine Ferland
Martine Ferland
1,039 Ratings
Pros
  • "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, more than 5 years

      Good opportunities

      Nov. 16, 2019 - Associate in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      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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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great place to work

      Nov. 4, 2021 - Senior Associate in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Smart and friendly people. Excellent culture and atmosphere. Awesome CEO. Great place to learn.

      Cons

      Although promoted, work-life balance is challenging.

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Good place to gain experiences

      Sep. 9, 2021 - Senior Administrative Assistant in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great place to gain experiences, meeting talented people

      Cons

      Work/Life balance may be challenging

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      working at Mercer

      May 25, 2021 - Administrative Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      work life balance. flexible working hours

      Cons

      sometimes you need to prioritize deadlines

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great during COVID

      May 6, 2021 - Analyst in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - supportive leadership and colleagues, interesting work, opportunity to work across offices and levels

      Cons

      - heavy workload and poor work-life balance

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Good company, low pay

      Dec. 7, 2020 - Senior Consulting Analyst in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good culture, decent benefits, nice office

      Cons

      Low pay, poor work life balance at times

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good place to work

      Nov. 11, 2020 - Actuarial Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good team Flexible hours Friendly environment Supporting team

      Cons

      Bad management Work/life balance Pressure Lots of teamwork (depends if you are a good match for the team)

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good work experience, long hours

      Oct. 23, 2020 - Consulting Analyst in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
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      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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    10. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Would not recommend

      Jun. 9, 2020 - Consulting Analyst in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Close knit team - Work with really big, interesting clients - Learn tough data skills - Quick career progression

      Cons

      - Awful culture - Very repetitive work - Poor integrity from management - Wins work from clients by promising unrealistic project hours/budget then putting pressure on team to stay within budget - Business needs always placed over employee growth/development/learning - No value placed on work life balance - Very political - No transparency with employees - Evaluated based on ability to work the max number of billable hours

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    11. 4.0