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Building Capacity for Accessibility 

As someone who regularly creates a lot of widely distributed communications deliverables (documents, slide decks, social media campaigns, graphics, videos, you name it), I often think about 508 compliance.  Years ago, when I got started creating communications collateral, I remember looking for a one and done training that would teach me everything that I needed…

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Moving Beyond Onboarding: FMP’s New Employees Reflect on Client Excellence 

FMP puts a lot of thought and care into onboarding and socializing new employees. Upon arrival, new hires are provided with a custom, six-month plan for bringing them into the fold. This plan includes an assigned onboarding buddy, orientations led by the company’s owners, and scheduled check-ins with our human resource team, culminating in a…

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2022 Intern Spotlight

There’s always a lot to get excited about in the summer, from warm weather to vacations to new FMP interns! FMP is excited to have four new interns this summer: Chi-Leigh Warren, Brian Kennerly, Ian Hamilton, and Ayat Tamimi. Keep reading to learn more about each of these great people! Tell us about your professional/educational…

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FMP’s Four Questions Podcast with Dr. Amena Johnson

In this installment of our Four Questions Podcast, FMP interviews Dr. Amena Johnson, Associate Director of the LGBTQ Resource Center at Georgetown University, to get her insight on the current state of LGBTQIA+ diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) advancements in the corporate space. Learn some anecdotal history of how PRIDE in the workplace has…

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Understanding Juneteenth: A Brief History 

Known to some as the country’s “second Independence Day”, Juneteenth celebrates the freedom of enslaved people in the United States at the end of the Civil War. For more than 150 years, African American communities across the country have observed this holiday, making it the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the…

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FMP at SIOP 2022: What We’re Looking Forward To

What are you most excited for at this year’s conference? I’m most excited to re-engage with professional networking and various workshops. Virtual learning can be great, but I gain a lot from being in an environment that is totally immersive. Angelica Garza This will be my first SIOP, so I am excited to be able…

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FMP is Headed to SIOP 2022!

I am preparing to attend my first in-person professional conference in almost 3 years, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology’s (SIOP) Annual Conference. The conference is the highlight of the professional year for many I/O Psychologists, from both academia and practice. My mind reels with a mix of excitement and nervousness. My apprehension does…

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FMP Consulting offers training courses to support your organization’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) goals

Is your organization looking to create a workplace culture that is inclusive on the forefront and equitable for all employees. Organizations can take a variety of steps to meet these goals, including offering DE&I training. DE&I training is important because it supports: Development of Transferable Skills: Employees can apply skills gained in training to tasks and teams…

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Why and How to Shift the Focus to Learning and Development

Later this month is Digital Learning Day, a day organized by All4Ed to celebrate educators around the world who use digital technology to create robust, authentic, and personalized learning opportunities. While Digital Learning Day is mostly celebrated by teachers and students, this day is just as impactful for organizations who have invested in technology to…

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Reflecting on 30 Years of Work – Conversations with FMP Leaders about the Future: Learning and Development

FMP proudly celebrated its 30th anniversary in March 2021 but has continued to celebrate this milestone, our successes, and people all year long. We’ve held celebratory lunches, trivia events, FMP spirit days, and ongoing raffle drawings (which were hosted by one of our employees’ adorable daughters). We also conducted interviews with our longest-tenured employee, the…

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