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Despite worldwide changes, multinationals focus on mobile workforces to support career growth and ensure global competitiveness

Mercer’s annual Cost of Living Survey finds African, Asian, and European cities dominate the list of most expensive locations for working abroad

Luanda overtakes Hong Kong as the most expensive city for expatriates to live in according to Mercer’s 23rd annual Cost of Living Survey. Victoria in the Seychelles ranks 14th most expensive city sharing the same ranking with Moscow. Cape Town, Blantyre and Windhoek ranks amongst the 15 cheapest cities globally.…

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Despite a bold agenda for change, South African business executives claim organizations are not “change agile,” new Mercer study finds

Mercer’s study shares insights from over 7,500 perspectives globally, 462 of these in South Africa, and compares the views of senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from organizations around the world

Executives’ plans for redesigning their organizations to compete in a digital age do not effectively fold HR into the strategic process. HR leaders juggling gap between demanding C-suite and employee expectations in a rapidly changing workplace. As the competition for talent continues to rise and business models are disrupted by…

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Vienna tops Mercer’s 19th Quality of Living ranking

Five Africa cities managed to remain in the top 100 rankings in regards to quality of living, with Port Louis in Mauritius topping the Africa chart at an overall 84th position

Infrastructure is pivotal in determining quality of living for expats and cities Vienna ranks highest for quality of living for the 8th year in a row Singapore ranks first for city infrastructure South Africa’s highest ranked city, Durban, ranks 87th for quality of living, 135th for infrastructure    Despite increased…

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Mercer appoints Mustafa Faizani Market Leader & CEO of its India, Middle East, Turkey and Africa Market

He will also serve as CEO of Mercer UAE

Mercer (www.Mercer.com), a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and careers, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC) has appointed Mustafa Faizani, a 10 year Mercer veteran, as Market Leader & CEO for its IMETA region, which comprises India, the Middle East, Turkey and…

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Mercer’s Global Talent Trends Study Spills the Key to “Future-Proofing” HR

Companies in South Africa need to simplify their HR processes for future success

Significant differences exist between employers’ plans for developing talent and employees’ views on an effective workplace Companies in South Africa need to simplify their HR processes for future success Mercer’s (www.iMercer.com) 2016 Global Talent Trends Study examines the top trends impacting today’s workforce and how organisations are responding. The study, which…

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Luanda 2nd, Johannesburg 205th and Cape Town 208th According to Mercer’s Cost of Living Survey

Despite volatile global markets and growing security issues, organizations continue to leverage global expansion strategies to remain competitive and to grow

Hong Kong leads as Kinshasa makes big jump up the ranking ladder in Mercer’s (www.Mercer.com) 22nd annual Cost of Living Survey Luanda stays to be one of the most expensive cities to live in for expatriates Johannesburg drops fourteen places and Cape Town eight  compared to 2015 survey Despite volatile…