The FirstPerson Blog

Keep it Personal. Create a Family-Friendly Workplace.

Posted by Laura Lubus

October 1, 2014

Companies work earnestly to build a culture of wellness, support healthy activities, and show employees they care. But is that enough? If engaging the employee stops when they leave the office, consider whether or not your efforts are making the impact you’re trying to achieve. That very concept is often asked of us by our clients, “How do we get families more involved?”

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Topics: Wellness, Employee Engagement

5 Tips for Taking on a New Leadership Role

Posted by Deb Hunter

September 30, 2014

So you’ve taken on a new leadership role. What do you do now? No need to panic. Here are five tips to help you get started:

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Topics: Human Resources, Employee Engagement

Give Your Employees a Voice

Posted by Andréa Homoya

September 24, 2014

Strategy. It’s what all wellness programs have in common. They also tend to have a common loophole: not all strategies consider what employees want.

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Topics: Wellness

Five Things I Did Not Accomplish by the Age of 40

Posted by Julie Bingham

September 23, 2014

It’s that time of year again—nominations for the IBJ’s Forty Under 40 are due on September 26, 2014. Each year I look forward to reading about the honorees and all they have contributed to the Indianapolis community.

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Topics: FirstPerson, FirstPeeps

The Story of David, His Insurance Broker, and Goliath

Posted by Brandon Moore

September 18, 2014

Most of us know the story of David and Goliath. But what you may not have known was the role David’s insurance broker took in the battle. 

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Topics: Health Care Reform, Benefits