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Continued Challenges of Asian Americans in the Workplace

As we close out Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we want to highlight the Asian American experience and continued challenges faced in the workplace. The term “Asian American” encompasses many different identities and experiences. All individuals have unique life experiences, but the “Asian American” experience includes a multitude of groups. When most people picture…

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Humor in The Workplace

I bet when you read the title to the article, the last person you would expect to be writing this is the CFO of FMP Consulting—a boring, old Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Well, I’m here to tell you that lawyers aren’t the only ones who tell bad jokes; we accountants have plenty of our own….

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Staying Organized for Your Mental Health Part II: Digital Clutter

In part one of this series, we discussed how to start tackling our physical clutter to help our mental health. Now, we will focus on the equally important, digital clutter! Here are a few steps to get you started: Clean out your inbox! Cleaning off your desk is a great start, but have you ever…

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Staying Organized for Your Mental Health Part I: Let’s Get Physical

We are now weeks into year three of the pandemic. Some of us are making our way back to the office, but many of us are still spending our days in our makeshift home workspaces. Even if we’ve grown used to navigating our new day-to-day routines, the physical and mental lines that separate work and…

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Sustainability in the Workplace: Why it Matters and What You Can Do

The FMP Sustainability Committee is excited to kick off a 4-part series on the topic of workplace sustainability! Each quarter, a new blog will be posted that explores sustainability at work. In this first blog, we unpack what sustainability is and why it matters, and share specific steps employees can take to engage in sustainable…

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Closing out FMP’s 30th Anniversary: A Few of our Favorite Moments in FMP’s History

Over the last year, we’ve taken the time to celebrate our 30th Anniversary through fun events and activities, reminding us of our roots and how we got to where we are today. This included cataloging our Top 30 Best Moments in FMP’s history and we are excited to share the Top 5 Best moments with…

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Employee Spotlight: Summer Sconyers

Competitive baton twirler, turned social worker, turned employee engagement extraordinaire! In today’s employee spotlight, we spoke with Summer Sconyers. Summer received her Master’s in Industrial-Organizational Psychology (Go Mocs!) and since joining FMP in April 2021, has been involved in both client-facing and internal work. Read on to learn more about Summer and why she was…

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Creating a Culture of Support for Working Parents of the Pandemic

It’s 8am on a Tuesday. I stand at my kitchen counter responding to yesterday’s messages that I didn’t get to, packing lunches, and chugging coffee. My husband has already left to take my youngest to preschool. At 8:40, I shut my laptop, grab my Air Pods, throw on my shoes and rush out the door…

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Three Rs of Creating a Strong Remote Culture

Although businesses are reopening at full capacity, the sudden shift to remote work due to COVID-19 has left a lasting impression on organizations. There are many benefits to remote work1 and a Gallup survey2 revealed that 59% of employees would like to continue working remotely. Leaders learned the importance of having an agile workforce and…

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The Importance of Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace

With one in five U.S. adults experiencing mental health disorders in a given year, it’s important for organizations to understand how mental health impacts employees and the steps that can be taken to create a work environment that is supportive of mental health.1 Mental health and mental illnesses aren’t often talked about or addressed in…

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