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Focusing on the Greater Good

Focusing on the Greater Good With the holidays upon us, many have increased their attention to giving back to those in need. Organizations are no different, and many often participate in charitable giving throughout the year. Volunteer grants, matching gifts, or even organization-wide campaigns are just some of the ways organizations can engage in corporate charitable…

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5 Recognition Ideas that Won’t Break Your Budget!

Employee recognition does not have to cost a fortune to be effective. It doesn’t even have to be monetarily based at all! In fact, research has shown that money, salary level, and cash bonuses may not be an effective means to motivate and satisfy employees.[1] More cost-effective means may actually harness the greatest impact on…

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5 Quick Ideas to Recharge Teams

Re-energize your teams with these easy-to-implement ideas. As winter days get darker and colder, at times team motivation can be hard to find. Thankfully, at FMP we know just what to do. Take a look at these five simple, yet effective, solutions to boost morale and recharge your team! 1. Add Some Fun into the Mix There…

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Presidential Transition: Identify, Connect, Engage

While the election may be behind us, transition efforts are in full swing. As stated by The Partnership for Public Service, “during this time, the transition team must handle the influx of campaign staff and additional personnel into daily operations and prepare to take over the functions of government.” This involves collaboration and partnership from…

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Boosting Engagement: What You Need To Know

Engagement levels within your workforce can have a large and long-lasting impact on the success of your organization. With high engagement levels shown to increase productivity and lower turnover, engagement is not something to be ignored. You might be thinking what you can do to increase and maintain high levels of engagement? Check out FMP’s…

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Spotlight: Peter Seely, PhD.

Peter, a Consultant at FMP, partners with clients to develop tailored solutions that enhance team effectiveness and collaboration across a variety of industries. 1.What led you to join FMP? I joined FMP because it has a great culture and a very technically skilled, impactful workforce. FMP’s work successfully blends meaningful science with practice in ways…

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Presidential Transition: 73 days and counting…are you ready?

  With Election Day today, it is important to reflect on how your organization has prepared and will continue to prepare for the upcoming inauguration and handover. Each phase of the transition process presents unique demands. Over the next 73 days, follow FMP Consulting’s Presidential Transition blog series to take a deep dive into critical…

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The Value of Competency Models

Competencies form the foundation of many human capital and talent management efforts. As such, they play a vital role in an organization’s ability to select, develop, train, assess, and retain a competitive workforce. It is vital that organizations, large and small, have thoughtfully considered their development and use. Not sure where to start? FMP Consulting…

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5 Ways to Spark Creativity at Work

1. Take a Mental Break It can be difficult to be creative when you’re feeling burned out. Taking a mental break before tackling complex tasks can actually help boost creativity. Read a book or grab some coffee; it’s up to you! 2. Visualize It Next time you need your team to do some creative problem-solving,…

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3 Tips for Jump-Starting Your Workweek

Are you ready to have the best week ever?  We thought so. Here are 3 tips to jump-start your workweek: 1. Wake up early to get a head start. Setting your alarm clock even just 30 minutes earlier will provide you with the feeling that you’re getting a jump on things. Take this time to exercise,…

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