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Human Resources, Health Care Reform, Trends, Benefits, Compliance, Technology

Small Business Workplace Trends for 2018

February 9, 2018

Each year, our team of advisors identify trends emerging in the workplace. And since many challenges are unique to small businesses, we’ve outlined several trends we see coming to fruition in 2018.

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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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Human Resources, Trends, Leadership

Welcome to the New HR

January 31, 2018

It’s no secret the concept of brand loyalty is dying. Today’s customers are savvy. They want lasting and meaningful engagement, and are only staying engaged while their needs are met. Stop fulfilling them, and the customer is gone. Your brand can no longer be the only factor keeping them engaged. As workplace leaders, it’s time to recognize that these customers are also our employees, and they expect our businesses to be reinvented and engaged in their reality and journey. It’s time to deconstruct the current HR system.

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Human Resources, Trends, Benefits, Well-Being, Compensation, Communication

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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Human Resources

Best Practices for Supporting Diversity and Inclusion

December 11, 2017

Looking back on this past year, there have been a strong number of organizations who are talking louder about improving diversity and inclusion efforts. And rightfully so. Not only is it the right thing to do, but we live in a political landscape where leadership is definitely needed.

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