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Career Development Month Continues!

Check out FMP’s video to learn more about how organizations can implement Career Development Program initiatives. 

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Four Ways Every Stakeholder Can Make Career Development Successful

Many successful companies have an integrated career development program with supporting tools that align with the overall strategy of their business. However, what does it mean and how does one even start? This will be the first in a series of blogs designed to help businesses understand the benefits of structuring career development in their…

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FMP’s Internship Experience

At FMP Consulting, we recognize the value that outstanding interns bring to our workplace culture and business performance. Over the past 25 years, we’ve hired dozens of graduate and undergraduate students as full-time interns to join a diverse array of client projects and internal company initiatives. Of the many benefits brought to the company, our…

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Contemplating Compensation-How can you tell if it’s helping or hurting your business strategy?

There are a lot of reasons that an organization might start questioning whether their compensation is aligned with their current business strategy and a fair number of tells that leaders or HR professionals may notice when it’s not. Once you begin to have that nagging concern, what do you do about it? Venturing down the…

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Spotlight: Jessica Zielonis

Jessica, a Consultant at FMP, applies her expertise in team training, career development, and learning to enhance effectiveness across her client organizations. What led you to join FMP? I joined FMP because of the variety of projects its consultants get to work on and the opportunity to really define and create your own success. The…

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Performance Management: What You Need to Know

  For many organizations across the nation, it is that time of year again – time for the annual performance management cycle to close, and another to begin. This provides an ideal opportunity for organizational leadership to reflect upon the effectiveness of their current performance management systems and processes. But, what are these systems and…

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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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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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The Threat of the Unconscious Bias

Our workplaces are more diverse than ever before. As this happens, prejudice is becoming more subtle, ambiguous, and difficult to observe, as employees understand it is not productive to partake in overt discrimination. In fact, unconscious bias occurs at a higher frequency than overt discrimination. It is troubling that, despite typically not being malicious in nature,…

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Making Phased Retirement Work for Your Federal Agency

How to Get Started with Implementing Phased Retirement (Download Printable PDF Version) What is Phased Retirement? Phased retirement enables Federal employees to spend 50% of their time in retirement and 50% of their time working, with a focus on mentoring others. Through this program, agencies can temporarily retain employees who would otherwise retire so they can…

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