The FirstPerson Blog

3 Important Candidate Questions to Expect in an Interview

Posted by Mike Bensi

November 25, 2014

The Orr Fellowship Program recruits the best and brightest college students interested in working with local entrepreneurial companies. And last week, Dan Hunt and I had the pleasure to participate in the program’s Finalist Day.

Companies participating in the program have the opportunity to select a candidate to perform in various high-level roles throughout a two-year fellowship. The day was filled with eight interviews of smart, energetic, and driven college seniors. It was thrilling and exhausting to talk with all eight individuals within an eight-hour day, but most of all it was an amazing and humbling experience.

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Topics: Human Resources

MyChoice and Maxwell Health, Soul Mates Made in Benefits Heaven

Posted by Carrie Kass

November 24, 2014

Over the last couple weeks, you may have heard about MyChoice, an enriched shopping experience for employees that provides employers with more flexibility, control, and options for their benefits offerings. A new solution and strategy brought to you by FirstPerson.

And as Bryan noted last week in his blog, MyChoice found its technology soul mate in Maxwell Health. Using Maxwell Health’s technology platform, it provides a benefits administration component to support both a private marketplace and public exchange.

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Topics: FirstPerson, Benefits

Get Wellness Expertise at Your Fingertips

Posted by Chuck Gillespie

November 20, 2014

Metrics, return on investment, strategy, employee engagement, management, benefits, health care claims reduction, and the list goes on. These have become words synonymous with workplace wellness initiatives. However, there are very few opportunities to learn and train beyond on-the-job training.

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Topics: Wellness

Help Your Employees Improve Their Well-Being This Winter

Posted by Andréa Homoya

November 19, 2014

Winter. For many, this word brings out negative feelings. It’s freezing, snowy, and—most of all— difficult to get motivated. It’s easy to sit by the fire all day with a cup of tea and a good book or enjoy a slice of pie on the holidays. But despite all the distractions and deterrents to eating right and staying in shape, you as an employer can help your employees stay on track.

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Topics: Wellness

How to Bring Energy to Your Goals

Posted by Deb Hunter

November 18, 2014

Most of us have bought into the idea that setting clear goals can help you meet performance or personal objectives. And, we’ve all been told that we should set SMART goals—specific, measurable, achievable, and realistic—that have a target date for completion.

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Topics: Human Resources