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Employee Spotlight: Caitlin Rodgers

In today’s New Hire Spotlight, we are featuring new hire Caitlin Rodgers. Caitlin is a consultant at FMP and she recently graduated with her Master’s Degree in IO Psychology from George Mason University. Caitlin has a strong academic and research background and she is eager to be involved in client-facing work at FMP. In her…

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Welcome Onboard Flight C20 with service from Los Kitchen to Las Bedroom: Taking Flight with Virtual Onboarding

Can you believe it? Seven months ago, many of our flight plans were delayed or cancelled and our attention shifted to our full-time telework adventure. Amidst the unexpected changes, many companies have viewed the challenges of 2020 as opportunities to grow and innovate. For example, most companies, including FMP, have been able to seamlessly continue…

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Using Technology to Build a Learning Ecosystem

Never has there been a more exciting time in the field of talent development. New inroads in neuroscience, combined with rapidly advancing technology, have made it possible to develop the modern workforce more quickly and effectively. Organizations are able to tailor learning and development to individual needs, mimic real work more closely, and show leaders…

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Hiring Internally vs. Externally

To hire from within or not to hire from within? That is the question. In search of an answer, I interviewed three people with extensive knowledge and experience on the subject: Erin Pitera, CEO and co-owner of FMP with 15 years of tenure; Jeff Kidwell, a managing director at FMP with over 30 years of…

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Employee Spotlight: Tyler Bozeman

For today’s New Hire Spotlight, we interviewed Tyler Bozeman who joined FMP as an analyst in June. Tyler received his undergraduate degree from Bridgewater college where he majored in Business Administration, minored in Political Science and he has experience supporting the FBI as a contracted Intelligence Analyst. Outside of work, Tyler coaches 9 and 10…

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At a Glance – The Difference Between Coaching and Mentoring

Coaching and Mentoring are two terms you may think are synonymous.  But in the workplace, these concepts and their techniques are not the same.  Both are used to promote employees’ personal and professional development, but in very different ways. So, if you’re considering investing in developing coaching or mentoring programs for your organization or even…

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A Competency-Based Approach to Workforce Recovery: Help for Job Seekers

Of the many challenges presented by the pandemic, one is economic. The US economic landscape has changed sharply. Some industries, like hospitality and travel, have been adversely impacted, while other industries like cybersecurity and e-commerce are surging.[1] This 2-part blog will describe how job seekers and organizations can capitalize on a tumultuous job market by…

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How To Make Your Next Virtual Meeting More Inclusive

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the historic signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This piece of legislation helped increase access and opportunities for millions of people with disabilities in our nation’s workforce. To celebrate this historic achievement in equality, and to kick-off National Disability Employment Awareness Month, let’s also reflect on…

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Technology Trends in Human Capital: How A.I. is Changing Recruitment

Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) has become a major tool leveraged in the human capital space to help organizations develop solutions and achieve goals in the workplace. As A.I. has become an increasingly more powerful and widely used tool, we wanted to take a closer look at how it has been used to pave the way towards…

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