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Nicole Wood

When Nicole isn’t concocting scrumptious meals in the kitchen, she’s busy cooking up new and improved marketing strategies. Her ability for strategic thinking paired with seven years of experience in design and marketing make the perfect recipe for this foodie.
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Communication, Benefits, Human Resources, Compensation, Trends, Well-Being

Top 10 Blogs from 2017

December 20, 2017

At the close of each year, we enjoying taking a moment to reflect on what content resonated most deeply with employers. This year we saw employers placing more emphasis on their people strategy, thinking big picture about how to best engage their people and grow their business. Check out what human resources teams are thinking about with our most popular blogs from this year.

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Culture, Trends, Benefits, Compliance, Well-Being, Human Resources

Top 10 Blogs from 2016

December 30, 2016

It's hard to believe 2017 is almost here! This year has been quite crazy with many surprising twists and turns.  Proposed changes to FLSA legislation. Insurance companies dropping out of the Individual Marketplace. Trump elected as president. The list could go on.

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FirstPeeps, Culture

Office Traditions & Halloween Fun

October 31, 2016

Tradition. What does it mean? To my family it means turkey enchiladas the day after Thanksgiving, Grandma baking your favorite birthday cake, and making New Year’s predictions at our Christmas gatherings. I love how these traditions give me something to look forward to each year.

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Human Resources, Benefits, Well-Being, Compensation, Culture

Top 10 Blogs from 2015

December 28, 2015

This year was a big year for FirstPerson: we turned five! Not to mention, we had a few other exciting moments: the launch of our new brand, record attendance at Fresh Perspectives, killer keynotes at RESOLVE, and going green with the PEEP Project and Keep Indianapolis Beautiful. And that doesn’t even cover it all!

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Communication

The Dos and Don'ts of Communication in the Workplace

September 11, 2015

Employee communication seems like it should be straightforward, right? If everyone communicated the same way, it would be a piece of cake. But we don’t. Each person at your workplace is unique, and so is the way they like to communicate and be communicated with.

Despite our differences, there are a few dos and don’ts that can guide you as you interact with your employees or co-workers.

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