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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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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