The FirstPerson Blog

Green Jackets for Everyone! The ACA, The Masters, and Employee Benefits

Posted by Ryan Miller

April 27, 2015

Like many husbands, I force my family to watch the culminating ceremonial Sunday of the Masters Golf Tournament the first week of April each year. I simply love watching the beauty and pageantry of one of America’s longest-standing sporting traditions. But is that really what draws us to Augusta National Golf Club? While the incredible scenery certainly doesn’t hurt, I believe the reason comes down to one thing: exclusivity.

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Topics: Health Care Reform, Benefits

Rob and Duplicate: A Best Practice for Your Wellness Program

Posted by Chuck Gillespie

April 22, 2015

I remember studying Motorola’s business practices during an economics class in school many moons ago. Our professor made an offhand quip that Motorola was original in their product innovation, not by blowing us away with something we have never seen, but rather by analyzing the best ideas from each of their competitors and then somehow adding those great ideas from each competitor into their products.

This is the business version of research and development: rob and duplicate.

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Topics: Wellness, Guest Blog

Introducing a New Face at FirstPerson: Todd Richardson

Posted by FirstPerson

April 21, 2015

Our New Entrepreneur in Residence
by Dan Hunt, President, FirstPerson

FirstPerson's blog has long been home to inspiring stories about employers who are innovators in the HR / benefits space, industry trends, and more. Today, we're excited to bring a new voice to the blog: someone who not only has a heart for world-class HR and benefits, but also employee engagement, internal communications, and culture. We're thrilled to announce Todd Richardson is joining our FirstPerson family as Entrepreneur in Residence.

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Topics: FirstPerson

Why People are Everything to Your Business' Success

Posted by Nick Jenior

April 16, 2015

Money and numbers: they make the world go ‘round, but I know something more important.

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Topics: Compensation

How to Market Your On-Site Health Screening to Employees

Posted by Kaitlin Enneking

April 15, 2015

It’s been more than a year since I blogged about the power of employer branding. In that post we learned that 64% of consumers buy products without prior knowledge of the brand, and 36% site packaging when asked why they purchased a product.

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Topics: Wellness