Business Hacks: FMP’s FREE Excel-based Project Planning Tool

If you’re keeping up with our blog, you saw in our last post that this month’s truism is ‘an idiot with a plan can beat a genius without a plan’. Which I’m inclined to believe, but it begs the question: how is our idio–okay, that feels harsh–our fool ever to create such a plan? Project planning can often …

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Employee Spotlight – Barry Culman, CFO

We’ve been hiding FMP’s best kept secret, and we decided it was finally time we introduced him on our blog! Barry Culman joined FMP in August of 2017. He serves our part-time Chief Financial Officer (CFO), helping us refine our financial reporting and processes, as well as assisting the Executive team with key business priorities. …

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Retaining Talent Using Career Development

It’s been a great career development month! I hope all of you have enjoyed learning and reflecting on your career development program (or the hope to have one in the future). For my last piece, I’d like to focus on the retention benefits that accompany career development programs. The notion that employees don’t tend to …

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Attracting Talent Using Career Development

This week, we are going to focus on ways that career development programs can improve recruitment and sourcing for your organization. Yes, the goal of career development is to support development of your current employees, but the information can also be used to attract the next generation of employees. The main reason is that career …

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Improving Engagement Using Career Development

In the work, Psychological Conditions of Personal Engagement and Disengagement at Work, William Kahn notes that when employees are engaged they are focused and find meaning in their work, feel supported by their organization without fear of negative consequences, and have the resources and capacities to perform the job (p. 692-724). It is evident that organizations …

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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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