Mercer‘s specialised virtual workshops and programs are designed for HR strategies and effectiveness, while offering tailored programs to suit your needs.
It’s no secret, the world of work has changed. Now is your opportunity to identify skills gaps in your teams and the Human Resources function as a whole. It’s the perfect chance to upskill and reskill teams and springboard your organisational transformation.
No travel? No worries!
All of our workshops are delivered online through small, targeted virtual classes. Led by a subject matter expert, the sessions are interactive, designed to help you develop practical skills, understand methodologies and hone in on the questions to tailor solutions for your role.
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Data and analytics for strategic workforce planning
Most HR and corporate management teams recognise the value of workforce metrics and analytics, yet many struggle with developing a plan and a measure of growth specific to their business priorities. How can you identify if talent is working in the best role and location? Learn and apply the best practices in the design of human resource metrics.
Agile organisation design
To meet the changing needs of the market and stay competitive, companies need a well-crafted organisation structure to be nimble in adapting to varying circumstances. What skills and talent structures are needed to tap into new opportunities? Understand how you can effectively design the structure that would best support your business model in a dynamic world with fast-changing movements.
This workshop will provide you with practical tools, processes, design insights and benchmarking data across public and private sectors.
Influencing without authority
Employees often face competing priorities. Inundated with deadlines, time and effort are the most critical resources. How can you communicate effectively to your stakeholders? Learn how to build credibility and form trusting relationships by identifying your key stakeholders and different communication styles.
Strategic partnering for HR
As part of the HR team, working closely to support HR leaders makes a real difference in achieving the bottom-line and sustainable results. Add value as the HR support on gaining clarity on the roles of HR business partners, experts and service professionals.
Strategic talent management
Talent is a key driver of economic growth – it’s a critical source of competitive advantage. Yet, making effective people decisions remains a challenge for managers.
Engaging through a live board game, the workshop stimulates realistic choices and consequences faced when making talent decisions. HR business partners witness training rooms that come alive with fast-paced action, fun, spirited competition, teamwork and laughter. This hands-on planning segues to peer coaching for immediate application following the session.
Advanced total reward strategy
What attracts key talent to your organisation? With relevant trends and data insights, navigate the different rewards strategies and benefit combinations. Learn how to develop practical rewards strategies aligned with your business goals.
Introduction to HR rewards & benefits
Getting started in rewards? Learn the basics to remuneration and benefits, including how they’re developed and managed. This foundation workshop outlines the guiding principles for organisations to develop effective benefits strategies.
Excel for remuneration
Turning performance data into meaningful information is critical for making important business decisions. Excel is a powerful tool to segment data, to perform calculations, and to pull insights to identify opportunities. This workshop will equip you with the skills required to perform remuneration reviews in Excel.
International Position Evaluation (IPE & EIPE)
This workshop is relevant to organisations subscribed to the Mercer IPE methodology.
Explore new and streamlined ways of job evaluations with the IPE tool. This workshop provides you with support and insight into navigating the program. This will ease the maintenance of job structures and job evaluations as a single methodology to classify roles across geographic and reference local pay data.
Mercer CED Job Evaluation
This workshop is relevant to organisations subscribed to the Mercer CED methodology.
Navigate the complexity and job demands of individual positions though the Mercer CED job evaluation system. Used extensively in both the corporate and government sectors in Australia for over 30 years, the robust methodology allows analytical comparisons of employee roles.
Learn how to evaluate results to understand fairness and equity within your organisation. Understand how the system can assist in organisation design in market context alongside remuneration data within Australia.
Refresher and advanced courses available, enquire through the contact form.
Job Evaluation Management System (JEMS)
This workshop is relevant to organisations in the Queensland Public Sector (QPS) subscribed to the CED methodology.
This workshop outlines a framework for effective evaluation of new and existing positions. JEMS is the approved approach to job classification within QPS. Trained evaluators establish the work value of a position, then translate into classification levels.
The JEMS methodology is based on the Mercer CED Job Evaluation System.
Refresher and advanced courses available, enquire through the contact form.
Producing quality position descriptions and job analysis
General job analysis workshop and NSW Government GSE Act-specific tools available
Prepare, analyse and create job descriptions that encapsulate the details of roles and the organisation. This workshop will focus on the tools and knowledge to document position descriptions.
Job Evaluation System (JES) & Job Analysis Questionnaires (JAQs)
Focusing on the Northern Territory Public Sector (NTPS), the JES and JAQs are assessments of the work value comparison tool.
For more information, reach out to us through the contact form or contact the Office of the Commissioner for Public Employment.
Change agility and resilience
Disruption is inevitable. Change presents new opportunities. How can you empower the change outside of your control, and then shift to adapt and thrive? Uncover how to show up as a leader during disruption. Increase your resilience and agility with practical tools and frameworks.
Clifton StrengthsFinder® Gallup®
Every member of the team brings something to the table. The strongest teams are made up of a diverse collection of skills. Using the Clifton StrengthsFinder® tool, explore how each individual can tap into their talents to achieve both their performance objectives and to contribute to the wider team success.
This process-driven model will help you and your team to harness your skills for greater productivity and engagement.
Change happens. It’s how we improve, so organisations should expect it. Leaders who are prepared to absorb disruption and pivot their teams around quickly, are those who truly know their people alongside the fluidity of change.
Contemporary change education enables you to empower your people to thrive in challenges, a critical piece for moving into the right direction. This program starts with your situation, listening to the challenges of your organisation, and therefore its opportunities.
Recruitment best practices
Make your talent search a seamless recruitment experience. These contemporary recruitment workshop takes you through the end-to-end search process, including best practice market scan and tools to transform how you recruit talent.
Whole brain thinking with HBDI®
Everyone has a unique thinking style. We break down information differently with varying cues from stats, imagery and the way text is written. How can you tap into the thinking styles of your team to communicate most effectively?
Understand the differences between strategic, structural, analytical and emotional thinking through the Thinking Styles™ assessment tool, and its broader context of change including why, how, who and what is involved.
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