As we enter 2022, most organizations are positioning themselves for growth with a conscious realization that unpredictable risks emanating from the pandemic as well as from economic factors such as inflation and supply chain disruption could derail the growth journey.

In this period of cautious optimism, the role of HR will continue to remain central to the organizations success. We believe that HR leaders will use this opportunity to build a workforce of the future that is multi-skilled, hybrid, diverse and inclusive. They will seek to strengthen the Employee Value Proposition by using a mix of human and technology to strengthen the cultural fabric, clarify and communicate the organization’s purpose, offer relevant and flexible employee benefits and generally position their organization to win the war for talent, which is likely to extend well into 2022.

As organizations transform themselves to win the war in the consumer marketplace, HR leaders will lead the internal transformation that will act as the catalyst for sustainable success in the marketplace. We hope you will leverage our monthly newsletter insights shared below to firm up your 2022 actions.

Your collaboration and support have meant a lot to us in a year marked by new challenges and opportunities. We’d like to thank you for your continued partnership.

May the coming year bring you new possibilities and a brighter future. Here’s to a healthy and prosperous 2022.

Arvind Laddha
CEO, Mercer India

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Top 10 themes critical for Employers | COVID-19, work and beyond 2021


As Employers and Employees embrace change at a rapid pace, we will also have to come to terms with rapidly fluctuating demands from customers and clients, which will further add to the pressure to remain agile and responsive. Arvind Usretay shares top ten themes where we may continue to see action by most Employers.

Seeding bright futures | Sustainable at the core


45% of companies who are moving forward on ESG are building ESG goals into their wider transformation agenda. Explore how sustainable business is no longer an isolated, single sphere of responsibility, but rather a multi-stakeholder agenda and part of a collective social and environmental ecosystem.

Five Pillars of People Risk | Managing risks for workforce and business resilience


Mercer Marsh Benefits’ research examined 25 pertinent threats to employers in Asia today to help stakeholders identify, understand and prioritize which risks should be addressed through employee benefits plans, health insurance and other initiatives to minimize the impact to their organization. By hearing first hand from 637 HR and 744 risk professionals across the globe, we learned which people risks will have the most severe impacts, and the barriers preventing firms from mitigating them.

Get Future ready | Take better informed Investment decisions


Many investors seek guidance on setting a strategy, manager research and allocation and the day-to-day operations of an investment program. We call these “investment solutions”. Implementing an investment solution can help you maintain control and feel confident knowing your investments are in professional expert hands. From strategy, structure and implementation to ongoing fiduciary management, Mercer assists across the continuum of institutional investing. 

Technology is no longer a nice-to-have | Digitization Checklist


The right software solutions can be transformational for global mobility teams, but implementing new digital solutions may pose their own set of difficulties. Below, you'll find resources to plan your next mobility-related technology project strategically and find answers to the vital questions you may have along the way. Structure your thinking and prepare your team for successful technology implementations.