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Human Resources, FirstPeeps

You Know You Work in HR When ...

December 21, 2016

 

There are some tell-tale signs you work in Human Resources, from  snooping on candidates on Facebook to spouting off crazy acronyms only those in the "trade" understand and even  becoming the Jack or Jill of all trades at the office. There are many ways  to explain how you know you work in HR, but here are my favorites.

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FirstPeeps

FirstPeeps Kick Off the Holiday Season by Giving Thanks

November 22, 2016

Move over fall (and summer-like weather!); the holiday season is officially here. Although the FirstPeeps have been busy during Open Enrollment season, we had a chance last week to take some time to slow down at our Thanksgiving Pitch-In.

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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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FirstPeeps, Culture

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful: A Platform for Corporate Philanthropy [Video]

June 2, 2016

 

At FirstPerson, community is an integral part of our culture. The PEEP Project is proud to partner with local nonprofits, our most recent being with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB).  We’re grateful to get to work with their team to make Indianapolis a more beautiful place to live, work, and play. I sat down recently with Dave Forsell, CEO of KIB, to chat about their mission and how they provide businesses a great platform for corporate philanthropy. Check out the video or read the transcript below.

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FirstPeeps, Culture

Five Lessons After Five Years at FirstPerson

May 20, 2016

This month, I reached my five year anniversary at FirstPerson. I'm not sure why the number five causes more reflection than four or three years, but it has created the opportunity to look back on my time here.

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