The FirstPerson Blog

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Human Resources, Culture

Opportunity Knocks When Things Blow Up

February 7, 2018

I’m talking a lot with my leadership team about the new direction FirstPerson is taking to add to our core practice of group benefits.

For the past year, we’ve been drilling down on bringing more value to what we do best. The market for employers continues to change, and we want to guide and position our clients for success.

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Well-Being, Culture

The Healthy Professional's New Year's Resolution

January 3, 2018


That time of year is here again: New Year’s resolutions. We’re all thinking about it: Gym memberships, weight loss, commitments to personal needs, the list can go on and on. But have you stopped to think about any professional goals you might have? Do you have resolutions around them? If the answer is no, I ask you “Why not”?

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Culture, Communication

Handling Misinformation in the Workplace

December 27, 2017

Imagine you’re in an important meeting at work and a colleague makes a comment that isn’t entirely true. This could be a false representation of sales numbers, organizational changes, or month-end revenue growth. The person isn’t lying to cover up something, and although they genuinely believe they are correct, they aren’t. How do you handle this as a professional? What is your response?

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Culture, FirstPeeps

Exceptional Experiences Ignite Defining Moments

November 8, 2017

A couple of weeks ago we hugged a client.

Not literally, mind you. (Although we do that, too. Appropriately, by the way!)

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Culture, Human Resources

Creating a Meaningful Internship Experience

November 7, 2017

An internship is a two-way street. For the intern, it’s an opportunity to “try things on” and apply knowledge gained from hours of sitting in class each week. For the employer, it leads to enhanced perspectives, increased workflow capability, and a pipeline for top talent.

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