Talent Acquisition for a Virtual Environment

Virtual hiring

Like most events and interactions during COVID-19, recruitment and talent acquisition have gone completely virtual. Whether you’re hiring right now or pausing your recruitment efforts due to the economic circumstances, our present world demands know-how of virtual talent acquisition. If you’re anything like the organizations we polled, you and your team are somewhere on the […]

Embrace a New Way of Working and Leading

Adapting to a new way of working

Refuel + Recharge is an EDGE Mentoring virtual series on mental health and wellness. Recap all the best video moments as entrepreneurs and authors like Ken Coleman, Max Yoder and
Shauna Niequist tackle topics like isolation, perfectionism, resilience and authentic relationships.

Handling Employees Fearful of Returning to the Workplace

Man returning to work

Refuel + Recharge is an EDGE Mentoring virtual series on mental health and wellness. Recap all the best video moments as entrepreneurs and authors like Ken Coleman, Max Yoder and
Shauna Niequist tackle topics like isolation, perfectionism, resilience and authentic relationships.

Six Ways to Help Parent Employees Navigate Work and School

Mother navigating work and school

Back to school is here – and one thing is clear, there isn’t a common approach to the school year. With some schools starting virtually, others going back in person, and still others delaying the schedule and decision, parents have become a primary focus in the workplace as they navigate the uncertain realities. 

Mental Health and Wellness Episodic Video Series

Focusing on wellness and mental health

Refuel + Recharge is an EDGE Mentoring virtual series on mental health and wellness. Recap all the best video moments as entrepreneurs and authors like Ken Coleman, Max Yoder and
Shauna Niequist tackle topics like isolation, perfectionism, resilience and authentic relationships.

Five Things to Plan for as our Workforce Returns

As recent as a few weeks ago, we were still talking about going “back to normal.”  But as we’ve learned and observed alongside our clients and our own staff, it’s obvious that work life and culture as we know it have been forever changed. We will “go back,” just not to normal.

Rightsizing with Empathy

Making the decision to reduce employment expenses is one of the most challenging situations a leader can face.  Although there are many options, such as reducing or eliminating retirement plan contributions, pay cuts and other operating expense cuts, staffing reductions may be necessary.  Rightsizing with empathy will help position your organization as strongly as possible during and after this crisis. Here are […]

Tips for Effectively Engaging Your Employees Remotely

FirstPerson has long had a remote culture, allowing employees to work from wherever they needed. Accommodating schedules with flexible work locations has always been important. Through the coronavirus pandemic, we continue to encourage flexibility. Employees aren’t expected to be glued to their home workspaces eight hours straight each day. We understand that children need additional […]

Thriving During COVID-19 While Social Distancing

zen sand garden

Thriving during COVID-19 will take a shift in mindset, and that’s tougher than we think—especially when we’re afraid. Fear and anxiety can drive us to become very self-focused. The evidence from public health experts is clear. The threat from the COVID-19 virus is real, but it’s not absolute. Denial is unsafe, and panic never served […]

The Change Generation is Coming

Most leaders already know they have a culture gap between leadership and the employees they need to hire. Most don’t realize that the gap is about to get even wider. It’s not speculation, it’s not under debate. The ‘Change Generation’ is coming.