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What does one need to do in order to succeed during their time at Mercer?

You have to be a team player, and you have to really understand the insurance market and policy related to the insurance market. Always be aware of what you might not know, and be especially attentive to details. This is an industry where tiny details and numbers are incredibly important, so havi...
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Any suggestions on what I should know before an interview at Mercer?

You should highlight a willingness and proven ability to learn. You should also highlight technical skills such as Excel and/or Access. They want to know that you're able to learn, willing to receive feedback and give it in a professional manner, you are a hard worker, and good communication sk...
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What does it take to be a good analyst at Mercer?

Hard work ethic, a lot of teamwork, willingness to do the task that needs to be done even when it isn't fun and when, at times, you're not compensated for your extra hours, and acceptance that you won't always be recognized for your work. It's not about the recognition, it's about what you're abl...
Consulting Analyst Mercer Human Capital Human Capital Consulting
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Does Mercer offer anything similar to a mentoring program? How is it structured?

Mercer doesn't offer a formal mentorship program but they do have a list of people who have expressed that they are open to being mentors to younger employees. I have an informal mentor who has helped me understand the types of skills and areas to work on for development. He has also helped me ...
Consulting Mentor Mercer Human Capital Human Capital Consulting
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As a Mercer employee, do you feel like you have good work-life balance?

Work-Life balance is generally present at Mercer, although be prepared to work longer hours during busy season (typically late Spring - Summer).
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Would you say associate-level consultants at Mercer have a significant amount of ownership over their work?

This depends on the office where you are located. The larger offices, like in Chicago, have a different culture and structure than the smaller offices, like the one in Southfield. I was in a smaller office with a smaller team, so we had a lot of ownership over our work and were given a lot of res...
Consulting Mercer Human Capital Human Capital Consulting
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Can anyone tell me the average compensation for a Mercer associate?

Starting compensation can range between $50k and $65k, depending on your experience and where you're located.
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In your opinion, is Mercer a good place to start one's career?

I would say that it's a good place to kickstart a career in consulting. You can learn a lot from people with considerable amounts of experience within the industry who are very willing to help if you reach out for help.
Consulting Mercer Human Capital Human Capital Consulting
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I've secured an interview at Mercer, for a talent rewards consulting internship, but what do I need to know beforehand?

You should have particular reasons for why you want to do this position. Be able to connect your past academic and professional experiences to your interest in this position. Practice doing case studies under time constraint since you will have to do so as a part of the interview process. Most im...
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What's a day in the life of a talent rewards consulting intern at Mercer really like ?

At any given time, you may be working on a summer-long project with your fellow interns, a short-term project for your supervisor and a longer-term project for another colleague. During the interview process, be sure to highlight your ability to work independently and to research your own answers...
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Best ways to prepare for an analyst position interview at Mercer?

I would focus on showcasing your skills in client work and client management, attention to detail, and teamwork. Make sure you write professional emails, because that’s an important first impression, but also a big part of the job. Finally, understand there’s a licensing aspect to most work at Me...
Interview Analyst Human Resources Mercer Consulting Firm
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Care to share what a day in the life of an analyst at Mercer may be like?

A typical day involves responding to client emails and meeting up with your various teams to determine what’s next on any given client. However, a lot of the work is seasonal because of the nature of insurance - so late summer, September and December are particularly busy times. You never do the ...
Analyst Day in the Life Human Resources Mercer Consulting Firm
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Best way to prepare for an interview at Mercer? It is for an associate consultant position.

I don't have a great idea of how you would want to prepare for this interview. I would say that I think you'll want to demonstrate and ability to solve problems on your own with a focus on identifying and solving client pain points.
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What's the company culture at Mercer like?

People who work at Mercer are very supportive of eachother. They work hard and strive to produce high quality work while having fun at work.
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What can be expected from a typical work day as an associate consultant at Mercer?

A day in the life of an associate consultant can vary pretty considerably based on what projects you're working on but it typically involves maybe 1-3 hours of meetings internally to discuss the project management of different projects and the details of certain analyses or reports. There is typi...
Day in the Life Human Resources Mercer Associate Consultant Consulting Firm
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Any suggestions on what I can proactively do to get a return offer from Mercer?

Build relationships with the people you work with. Ask them questions about their career and advice for the internship. Show that you are interested in the work and want to continue learning more.
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What does a Talent and Rewards intern at Mercer do?

Research and administrative support (in my case). This ranged from interviewing HR/management from various MNCs/SMEs to assisting in Mercer's ongoing CSR initiatives. Without going into too much detail, the project involved research for a framework that supports organizations in retaining and emp...
Internship Consulting Human Resources Mercer Human Capital
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Just got an interview for the Informatics Analyst position at Mercer. Any advice will be much appreciated!

The interview process is structured so that there is an initial behavioral/situational question interview, a technical interview that involves code, and final more conversational interview with the department head. For the first interview round, I would suggest preparing situations that highlight...
Consulting Mercer Human Capital Informatics Analyst Human Capital Consulting
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Would you say Mercer is a good place to start a career?

I think Mercer is a great place to kickstart a career. Particularly if you are interested in the healthcare space, there is so much to learn and everyone is very willing to answer questions. Their training process is very helpful to understand the technical aspects of your job, but they also prov...
Consulting Mercer Human Capital Human Capital Consulting
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