Category: Merck

Will Merck Suspend or Reduce 401(k) Matching?

Merck has taken a hit in terms of 2nd quarter profits after seeing a boost in the first quarter. According to The San Diego Union-Tribune, Merck announced that 2020 prescription drug sales will drop by about $1.7 billion. The pandemic is actually hurting Merck because many patients with chronic conditions have been kept away from

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Merck? How Corporations Protect Their Dividends

As a recruiter who has placed people at many fortune 500 companies, I’ve seen first hand what corporations choose to prioritize in a recession. A few months ago the Coronavirus crisis ravaged the American economy, and ever since Fortune 500 companies have been scrambling to protect their dividends and keep their shareholders happy. Merck, like

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Top 10 Articles Read by Merck Employees

1. Life After Merck: Surviving a Bear Market In Retirement Anyone retiring right now has the unfortunate luck of finding themselves caught in a bear market. Many of my Merck clients have been reaching out to me, as they’re concerned about losing their nest egg if the market doesn’t turn around. It can be difficult

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Check Your Merck Benefits BEFORE Checking Out a New Job

As stated in your Merck SPD, Annual enrollment for your Merck benefits usually occurs each fall (Ex. Oct. 24 – Nov. 15, 2019.). Before it begins, you will be mailed enrollment materials and an upfront confirmation statement reflecting your benefits coverage to the address on file. You’ll find enrollment instructions and information about your benefit

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