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Understand how Skills can be used as a common currency for you to uplift your talent and rewards programs to attract/retain top talent.

Why are skills important?


Imagine having full confidence that your organization will possess the skills required in the future. Leading organizations are future-proofing themselves by taking a strategic view of future skills needs, market supply/demand and a practical approach to talent and reward practices that will enable increased flexibility and resiliency.

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Get the insights you need to advance skills-based talent and pay practices in your organization with Mercer’s comprehensive suite of consulting, data, and technology services and applications.

Transform your workforce through skills-based talent practices

Transformation demands deconstructing jobs to units of skill and updating talent models so skills become the basis for defining work, deploying talent, managing careers and valuing employees.


Making the move from jobs to skills affects how you approach workforce planning, reskilling/upskilling, performance management, your internal talent marketplace, succession planning, pay, performance management and talent acquisition.


Attract and retain critical talent by advancing pay for skills

Set up your organization for a successful future by implementing a robust skills strategy. By proactively filling skills gaps and paying for the skills most important to your organization, your team will become more agile, flexible and future-proof.


Balance your short-term tactical needs with longer-term transformational objectives with these flexible products under Mercer Skills-Edge Suite — Skills Library, Skills Pricer and Skills Pay Planner.


Rethink the entire talent ecosystem

skills supply to meet
business demand

to future strategy


Put in
place skills-based processes for the long-haul

Is your organization ready to advance skills-based practices?


Take this diagnostic to assess the maturity of skills structures and reskilling processes in your organization, identify areas of opportunities and get tips on next steps immediately!


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