Employee Spotlight on Jeff Kidwell

As a mid-way point in FMP’s month of Learning and Development-related blogs, we wanted to use this employee spotlight to introduce a new member of our FMP team. Jeff Kidwell joined FMP at the start of October as a Managing Director leading our Learning and Development Center of Excellence. A dedicated Hokie, Jeff brings deep …

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Employee Recognition – Spotlight on Budd Darling

Last month we ran a series of Spotlights on different FMPers as an example of employee recognition. Our devoted readers enjoyed these blogs so much that we’ve decided to continue the series, showcasing the great people that make FMP a fantastic place to work and who bring so much to their clients and team members. …

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Puppies, Applause, and Exotic Trips – Getting Creative with Employee Recognition Programs

If you’ve been following along with our blog posts this month, you understand the basics of employee recognition, you can spot the difference between formal and informal recognition, and you’ve observed several examples of employee spotlights. Now, we want to take a few steps back and give you some creative and unique ideas for employee …

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Employee Recognition – Spotlight on Montriece Crawford

This month we’re focusing on Recognition, always important for an individual and organization. As part of this, we wanted to spotlight some of our different FMPers. An Employee Spotlight is one of our favorite ways of recognizing the unique, talented, and dedicated people that make FMP Consulting a great organization and great place to work. …

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Recognizing Your Team: What’s in it for you?

This month’s series of blogs have introduced the practice of employee recognition, its impact on individual and organizational performance, and ways that companies have recognized employees, both in practices that have stood the test of time (hello, employee of the month!), as well as new and innovative methods. Hopefully, no matter your status in an …

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Employee Recognition – Spotlight on Kyle Dobson

This month we’re talking about employee recognition, including the basics, types of awards, and how to distribute those awards. We have also been sharing Employee Spotlights, one of our favorite ways of recognizing the unique, talented, and dedicated people that make FMP Consulting a great organization and great place to work! This week we wanted to …

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Recognizing Employee Accomplishments: Getting it Right Each Time!

Over the past few weeks, we have been sharing information about and examples of employee recognition. No matter what type of award you’re giving an employee, formal or informal, the method in which it’s given is incredibly critical to how it is received and the impact it has on employees and the organization. To help with this …

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Employee Recognition – Spotlight on Dan Ohmott

This month we’re talking about employee recognition, including the basics of employee recognition and type of awards. We have also been sharing Employee Spotlights, one of our favorite ways of recognizing the unique, talented, and dedicated people that make FMP Consulting a great organization and great place to work! This week we wanted to share …

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You’ve Been Caught – Doing a Great Job!

It’s human nature to want to be recognized and praised for doing a good job – it makes you feel appreciated, boosts your self-confidence and self-worth, encourages you to keep doing what you’re doing, and motivates you to do even better. In a nutshell, it boosts morale that results in a happier and more productive …

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The Basics of Employee Recognition

So far this month, we’ve highlighted some outstanding FMP employees (here and here!) through one of our preferred methods of recognition, Employee Spotlights. Having provided those timely examples, let’s get down to the basics—what is employee recognition? Why should organizations do it? When the average person thinks of employee recognition, they may picture a plaque titled …

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