Mercer Launches Resource Center for Human Capital Planning

September 29, 2009 ( - Mercer has launched a new online resource center to help companies with critical decisions about their workforce and compensation programs as they plan for 2010.

According to a press release, the site features:

  • Compensation decision 2010 – an interactive magazine in which Mercer experts from around the world address the top 10 questions organizations are asking as they set their compensation agendas for 2010 ( );
  • Human capital planning 2010: Resetting the talent and rewards agenda – a new point-of-view paper that outlines six guiding principles and a strategic process to help organizations in today’s reshaped landscape successfully engage and reward their talent to achieve business goals;
  • Videos, podcasts, and articles from Mercer consultants on a variety of planning topics for 2010, including balancing workforce productivity with expense control and managing the challenges of employee engagement.

The resource center, Human capital planning 2010, is at .

A recent Mercer survey found more than half (51%) of organizations said they are approaching planning for 2010 differently than in past years. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. organizations participating in the survey plan to put greater emphasis on workforce costs (63%) and high-potential employees (60%) in the coming year (see Employers Shift Focus in Workforce Planning ).