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Talent Strategy: Plan For The Future of Work

Workforce and Careers

Talent Strategy: Plan for the Future of Work

What’s your talent management strategy?

Elevate your workforce with succession planning and leadership development.

Strategic Workforce Planning Benefits

Imagine you are a city planner. Where do highways need to connect neighborhoods? Where should concrete = be dressed with greenery? Where might the bus and subway stops sit?

In much the same way, a strategic workforce plan must anticipate and address talent needs for years to come.

As a talent leader, you shape a thriving and productive landscape across offices, regions and even continents. Conduct a leadership talent assessment to pinpoint a strategy for success. Mercer’s Human Capital Scan can help.

62% of organizations rate themselves as ineffective at workforce planning.

Savvy Planning Backed by Workforce Analytics

Do you really understand your people—who they are, how they’re performing and where you’re losing them? You need the best plan for your workforce that combines human capital data, exclusive research and expert consulting.

Using workforce analysis will ensure that every dollar counts and every desk (virtual or otherwise) is occupied by someone contributing to your success.

With Mercer’s talent strategy road map, you can update your business strategy, identify gaps within your talent management systems and define actionable talent initiatives.

Assess your internal labor pool with Mercer’s workforce planning tool or proprietary Internal Labor Market Analysis platform. With these workforce analytics, you can determine which talent investments are paying off and where you should be focusing for the future.

Build Up Employees with Career Management and Leadership Development

We’re entering a new era of performance management. Instead of looking back at what employees have done, inspire them with exciting career prospects.

Build an employee value proposition . You can architect compelling paths for your people with Mercer’s Career Frameworks solution, along with our other offerings. Mercer’s research  shows that employees are more engaged when they can see a path for growth. In some markets, people value succession planning more than their salary..

Our approach to performance and career management takes the long view on careers. And given today’s globally connected world, it is not just executives who need a global mindset—employees at all levels must develop the unique skillset necessary for global leadership success. Make sure that the city streets of your organization don’t crumble, with help from Mercer’s talent strategies.

How Mercer Can Help

Our talent strategy professionals can help you:

  • Assess and implement a more effective organizational design.
  • Apply workforce planning and analytics.
  • Develop talent through career and performance management processes.
  • Define your employee value proposition through the development of an engaging culture.
  • Identify key talent and build succession slates. 
  • Fulfill careers and build the pipeline through leadership assessment and development interventions.
  • Talent strategies following a merger or acquisition.
Workforce and Careers Services and Products

Careers Frameworks

Mercer helps clients build workforce capabilities through proactive and deliberate career management strategies and programs.
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Employee Value Proposition

Mercer can help clients focus their limited resources through designing and delivering employee value propositions that work for both the company and its critical employees.
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Leadership Strategy

In order to ensure organizations maximize their leadership potential, they need powerful strategies for developing and managing leaders.
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Mercer360

Mercer360 surveys enable individuals to collect feedback on their performance from multiple perspectives, including their manager, direct reports, and peers. Mercer360 is used for self-development purposes, often as part of a larger assessment or development intervention.
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Mercer Learning

Mercer Learning offers a comprehensive learning solution and training designed to accelerate the development of HR professionals’ skills and competencies – both core and technical.
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Talent Assessment and Development

Mercer helps clients develop leadership capability to raise the performance bar, manage pipeline risk and positively impact retention.
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Performance Management

With an emphasis on performance, Mercer helps our clients create performance management solutions that work.
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Organization Design

A successful organization design addresses the structure, governance, and processes that other HR practices must align to in order to achieve the desired performance.
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Workforce Strategy & Analytics

Mercer assists clients to determine the quantity and quality of workforce required in each critical job families, and formulates workforce strategies to address any gaps and risks; uses data analytics to help clients to resolve complex talent issues.
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