Questions and Answers about Mercer

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How long does it take to get hired from start to finish? What are the steps along the way?


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1 month, after coffee, then the formal interview, then came the offer.

Answered - Health & Benefits Consulting Senior Analyst (Current Employee) - Chicago, IL

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3 months - networked with sales team and they got me the interview.

Answered - Principal (Former Employee) - Houston, TX

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I was offered a position and then the company went off the grid. It's a week and a half later, and I still have not received the offer letter or new hire paperwork as I should have within 48 hours. The job is supposed to start in less than a week. This is highly unprofessional.


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2 months, 9 interviews.

Answered - Senior Associate (Former Employee) - San Francisco, CA

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7-10 days Application, background check, interview and then meeting with manager and owner to select choices

Answered - CA and Pest Managemtn Manager (Former Employee) - Southeast Texas

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Related questions (more answers below):

Interview with the hiring manager and a number of their reports.
Interview with HR
Background check

Answered - Project Manager (Former Employee) - Norwood, MA

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About 2 weeks

Answered - IT Infrastructure Administrator (Current Employee) - Santa Barbara, CA

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Was not hired on, let go while working a temp position.

Answered - Professional Service Representative (Former Employee) - Vernon Hills, IL

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It takes up to month sometimes less. The new hire paperwork is very simple and streamlined.

Answered - Sr. Benefits Relationship Manager (Current Employee) - Urbandale, IA

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Depends on the person applying, if it is someone that a family member, it takes 1 day. If it is a person just applying, it could take up to 45 days.

Answered - Finance Analyst (Former Employee) - Chicago, IL

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