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The Value of Settling in, Not Settling

A recent blog from a co-worker, Mike Camburn, really resonated with me, particularly since I read it while I was on PTO, sitting on the beach. It was one of the few work-related things I read that week- I otherwise did no work during that time away and I took advantage of my down time…

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An Interview with the Expert – Dr. Steve Rogelberg’s Tips for Virtual Meetings

Now that virtual work has become the norm, we are all looking for ways to engage our employees and stay connected. Meetings are one of the few times in a work-from-home day that we have the opportunity to interact with our co-workers. Steven Rogelberg, PhD, has been studying meetings and teams for over 20 years,…

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Reacting to Change and Resistance

The current pandemic has required us all to change how we do work. Whether you are working virtually from home or going into an office wearing a mask and keeping a safe distance from your coworkers, the change has been significant. Change is inevitable and oftentimes met with resistance. Being aware of how you and…

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Remote, but Not Isolated: Developing and Leading Virtual Teams

Every month we dive into what we are all so passionate about here at FMP: human capital management. The current events are influencing topics within industrial organizational psychology that are increasingly necessary to examine and discuss, such as virtual teams. Virtual teams are on the rise, especially due to organizations’ responses to the global coronavirus…

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The Secret Life of FMP Pets

In a world where working hard and playing hard have become one in the same, FMP employees have had to adapt to a less traditional working environment that includes telework 100% of the time. However, potentially the biggest change in our daily lives wasn’t just FMP employees adapting to working from home, but adapting to…

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6 Ways to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected During COVID-19

Every month at FMP, we share our thoughts on the latest workplace trends and explore the effects they have on employees. This month we’re shining a spotlight on employee engagement. In response to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, many organizations have had to transition to a fully remote work environment to sustain business operations and…

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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…

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