Five Things to Plan for as our Workforce Returns Post-COVID-19

As recent as a few weeks ago, we were still talking about going “back to normal."
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Rightsizing with Empathy

Making the decision to reduce employment expenses is one of the most challenging situations a leader can face.
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A Volatile World Requires Vulnerable Leadership


The rate of change in the global economy has hit a new level of importance and speed.
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Tips for Effectively Engaging Your Employees Remotely

FirstPerson has long had a remote culture, allowing employees to work from wherever they needed.
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Using the SCARF Model to Lead Through COVID-19

Yes, warmer days are ahead.
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Thriving During COVID-19 While Social Distancing

Thriving during COVID-19 will take a shift in mindset, and that's tougher than we think—especially when we're afraid.
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IRS Announces 2021 HSA and HDHP Limits

On May 20, 2020, the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2020-32, which provides the 2021 inflation-adjusted limits for HSAs and HSA-qualifying HDHPs.
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Hospital Pricing Rule is a Step in the Right Direction


It seemed like a good idea: "Since so many people are frustrated by healthcare pricing that can seem secretive and arcane, let’s require hospitals to make their prices public."
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Why Technology Matters


Poll anyone off the street, and they'll absolutely agree that technology matters.
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Are Captives the Remedy for Small Organizations to Save on Benefit Costs?

Traditionally, only big organizations considered self-funding employee benefits.
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Unraveling PBMs and Their Role in the Marketplace


Once upon a time, buying a new car meant purchasing it directly from the automaker.
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Three Approaches to Leading Change


FirstPerson has been in a state of change for a long time.
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Am I Offering the Right Benefits Package?


Benefits have always been a key factor in the employee-attraction equation, but recent research suggests they’re becoming even more important.
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Is Your HR Software Hurting Your Employee Experience?


With so many options available in the human resources technology space, it’s no surprise that HR software often turns into a love-hate relationship with employers.
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The Change Generation is Coming


Most leaders already know they have a culture gap between leadership and the employees they need to hire.
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Expanding Your Wellness Program: Financial Well-Being


When you think about wellness programs in the workplace, do you think of physical activity, health screenings, or lowering health insurance costs? While all of these things are very important, well-being includes so much more than physical health; it also includes financial, social, and mental health.
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Your Money Line: A Groundbreaking Tool for Employee Financial Wellness


The party was going so well, until a single question stopped the frivolity in its tracks: How tall is David Letterman? You don’t know who asked it, or why they asked it, but the question was asked, and the debate was on.
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How Male Allies Partner with Women for Gender Equality (Part 1)


For the next wave of gender equality, it is critical that men are involved in the movement.
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Why You're Struggling to Figure Out HR


When hiring for a specific role, it's easy to fixate on finding the perfect person.
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How to Talk About Power in the Workplace


Whether it involved company cultures (Uber) or specific individuals in positions of power, 2017 saw issue after issue of bad behavior from authority figures; however, these events also created something positive—a new conversation.
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How to Protect Your Children from Becoming Victims of Pay Equity


When evaluating compensation, always remember that “market is a range,” and there is no single “right number” for how much a position or person should be compensated within the range.
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