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Scrum Outside Technology Development
What Is Scrum and Why Does It Matter? If the first thing you thought when seeing this article title is, “What is Scrum?” Be sure to check out this definition and accompanying videos. For those of you already in the know, you may have heard about a scrum framework being utilized in a technology development…
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Virtual Work is Here to Stay! Five Tips for Successfully Leading & Managing Virtual Teams
We are almost a full year into a global pandemic that has completely changed the way we do business. It has forced companies and leaders, sometimes with no prior virtual experience, to transition to 100% remote work. But after months of feeling unprepared and lots of trial and error, most organizations have figured it out….
A Competency-Based Approach to Workforce Recovery: Using Competencies to Find and Hire the Right Talent
In Part 1 of this blog, we talked through strategies for how job seekers can explore new careers using a competency-based approach. We illustrated that due to the economic disruption caused by the pandemic, many people with experience in one industry may have to shift to a new industry to find employment opportunities. In this…
Putting Your Team to the Test: Personality Based Assessments
In continuing with FMP’s March theme of analyzing what makes teams successful, we’re examining the more popular personality-based assessments project managers can use to ensure they’re building a team that is dynamic, results-oriented, and, of course, successful! FMP has experience utilizing the following personality-based assessments to recognize employee behaviors and patterns when assembling project teams….
Getting in on the Madness- How FMP Partnered with a College Basketball Team
Consultants at FMP work with a wide variety of clients across different fields; our work can sometimes see us running from office to office, or city to city. However, FMP found itself running somewhere entirely new five years ago: the basketball court! In 2014, FMP had the opportunity to partner with the University of Miami…
Titles Talking About Teamwork
In keeping with this month’s theme of teamwork, one of our Consultants, Kathleen, and one of our Engagement Managers, Emily, teamed up to see what some experts say about any so-called “X-factors” that make team players the rockstars they are. Emily turned to Patrick Lencioni, best-selling author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, and…
Tips and Tricks to Improve Teleworking Teams…Just in Time for Tip-off!
Brackets, bubble teams, and all things basketball. It’s that time of the year – bring on March Madness!!! With Selection Sunday right around the corner, we thought it would be fun to explore a quote from the ultimate baller himself, the greatest of all time, the one and only Number 23…Michael Jordan! (Sorry, LeBron fans….