The FirstPerson Blog

Why Employees Underutilize Preventive Health Care

Posted by Kaitlin Enneking

August 20, 2014

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Topics: Benefits, Wellness

Are the Open Enrollment Floodgates About to Open

Posted by Paul Ashley

August 19, 2014

“Now that the Affordable Care Act's Individual Mandate to buy health insurance is on, will that mean more employees sign up for our benefit plans to meet their obligation?” I am often asked this question by employers. According to a recent Employee Benefit Advisor (EBA) article, Preparing Employers for 2015 Health Plan Enrollment Growth, a surge in employer-sponsored health plan enrollment for 2015 is expected, opening the floodgates.

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Topics: Health Care Reform, Benefits

First-Class Customer Experience

Posted by Nicole DeWoskin

August 15, 2014

I recently received the best haircut ever. And it wasn’t just because the hairstylist did an amazing job. It was the whole experience.

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Topics: FirstPerson

Bring Order to Your Day-to-Day Life

Posted by Carrie Kass

August 13, 2014

Back to school. It’s one of my favorite times of the year! No, not because my children are heading back to school. I still have a couple of years before my oldest will be heading off to kindergarten. (And what a day full of joy and tears it will be for this mommy!) The truth is, I enjoy this time of the year because of the school supplies.

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Topics: FirstPeeps, Wellness

Paternity Leave: Dads Need Time Too

Posted by Mike Bensi

August 12, 2014

Earlier this summer, my wife and I welcomed our third child to the world. Leading up to the due date, friends would ask me if I was taking any time off when the baby came. The same friends would then ask my wife how long she was taking off. They were asking the same question, but in two very different ways, leading to the cultural issue of parental leave for men and women.

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Topics: Human Resources