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3.7 of 5 stars (73 Ratings)

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Displaying 1-10 of 73 Employee Reviews

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Great firm culture, great opportunity to work with people from different countries, some people stretched too much in terms of responsibility

4.3 of 5 stars

Midlevel in Financial Services | New York, NY | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


Flexibility, global mobility, culture


No strategy consulting, exit opportunities


4.6 of 5 stars

Midlevel in Financial Services | Kansas City, MO | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


Colleagues, nature of the work, flexibility of hours.


Staffing decisions are frequently made based on short-term decisions. Hiring freezes are frequent, even for entry-level colleagues who will take a year or two to train to be fully productive. There should be more local office flexibility regarding hiring decisions.

Great, rewarding sweat-shop

3.8 of 5 stars

Midlevel | Montreal, Canada | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE




small team to rely on


Better coffee quality

Solving puzzles with data every day

4.2 of 5 stars

Experienced in Health Care and/or Pharmaceuticals | Phoenix, AZ | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


challenging and interesting


sometimes too much work

The devil you know is better than the devil you don't know.

4.2 of 5 stars

Experienced in Human Resources | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


Love my supervisor, love my co-workers/team members, love the overall vibe of this environment


moving up to the next level is NOT easy AT ALL

Great reputation, but more difficult to navigate internally than it should be.

3.3 of 5 stars

Executive in Human Resources | Houston, TX | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE




Internal Politics

Great learning experience

2.9 of 5 stars

Midlevel in Human Resources | New York, NY | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE




Culture and pay

It's all about relationships

3.1 of 5 stars

Midlevel in Human Resources | Seattle, WA | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


The people


The hours

Work/Life Balance is Challenging and Compensation Policies are Getting Sneakier

3.2 of 5 stars

Midlevel in Financial Services | Baltimore, MD | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


Innovation, Changing Projects, Keeps Challenging Me


Work/Life Balance, Compensation Structure, Top-Heavy Workforce

Great colleagues and culture; pay, promotion rate, mobility opportunities need improvement

3.0 of 5 stars

Midlevel in Business Operations | New York, NY | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


The people and the flexibility.


The lack of formal training and transparency around promotions in some groups (lack of consistency).


Mercer is a great place to launch a career. It provides for some valuable learning experiences and interesting clients and projects. It has some catching up to do in terms of the way in which it appeals to and retains millennials (lack of mobility opportunities and perks such as gym discounts, etc.). I think many people stay at Mercer because it is a prestigious firm with a lot of flexibility in terms of work/life balance. Many people leave early and continue their work at home and are free to make their own hours, as long as they are responsive to their clients.

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