“Mercer” Articles

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Women’s Health in the Workplace

Workplaces provide opportunities to incorporate healthy lifestyles into everyday activities. According to a 2016 Mercer report, “When Women Thrive, Businesses Thrive”, workplace health programs can be a key factor in a company’s long-term ability to engage and retain female talent in its workforce and improve gender diversity. Poor health, unhealthy behaviors, and stressors can lead...

Cother Hajat, Kristie Willenborg | Jul 7, 2016
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Women, Health, and the Workplace

In January 2016, Mercer released an analysis of women in the international workforce entitled, “When Women Thrive, Businesses Thrive.” It determined that only 60-70% of the eligible female population participate in the workforce globally; these women consist of less than 5% of Fortune 500 CEOs, less than 25% of senior management roles, and less than...

Kristie Wellenborg | Feb 10, 2016
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