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Technology

Why Technology Matters

October 18, 2018

Poll anyone off the street, and they'll absolutely agree that technology matters. If you ask FirstPerson CEO and founder, Bryan Brenner, he'll tell you that technology can "increase productivity and efficiency, and enhance the work experience for [your] employees." According to Will Forrest, Principal at McKinsey & Company and a leading expert on the business value of IT, as quoted in this Forbes article, technology can also "be a source of competitive differentiation and dramatic wealth creation."

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Technology, Human Resources

Is Your HR Software Hurting Your Employee Experience?

May 15, 2018

With so many options available in the human resources technology space, it’s no surprise that HR software often turns into a love-hate relationship with employers. The key to whether you have the most suitable software in place depends on how it aligns with your people strategy and its ability to turn stored HR data into impactful insights.

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

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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Benefits, Technology, Trends

Unexpected Partners Addressing Employee Health Care: Much Needed Solutions

February 5, 2018

In the past week, three titans of industry (Amazon, JP Morgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway) who normally would not be thought of as partners, defied conventional wisdom and in a joint statement announced they are working together to solve health care. Initially they will focus and test their solutions within their own businesses and employee populations. Given that the three entities represent well over 1.2 million employees and a massive market cap, they are well positioned to make a difference. While creating solutions for their own companies, they alone are solving a problem for 1% of the employees covered on employer plans in the US.

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Human Resources, Leadership, Technology

Elevating HR During a Time of High Business Growth

October 19, 2017

At FirstPerson, we have the pleasure of working with some of the fastest growing companies in Indianapolis. It’s an exciting time for them as we work alongside in these “stretch” phases of their businesses.

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