Global Talent Trends 2019

Mindful of the human capital risks associated with constant change, organizations are realizing that people-centered transformation is the key to transferring the shockwaves of disruption into sparks of brilliance.

This Year’s Top Trends

Unique for its multi-perspective approach, Mercer’s annual study gathers the views of over 7,300 business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world. In 2019, a staggering 73% of companies expect significant disruption, and 99% are taking action to prepare for the Future of Work.

Explore the Findings

Across geographies and industries, this year’s findings highlight the importance of Connectivity in the Human Age. To find out more more about the current trends in talent management, click on one of the graphics below.


Where are employees really thriving?


Which ones expect the most disruption?

Join The Conversation

Join us to explore this year’s top trends and learn how high performing organizations are building their workforce for the future. In these live sessions, our experts from around the world will share global and regional findings, as well as provide practical advice on what employers can do today.

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Asia & Pacific

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US & Canada

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Europe & UK

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Latin America (PT)

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Latin America (SP)

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Middle East

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