Embrace a New Way of Working and Leading

To say the pandemic has changed the American workplace would be an understatement.
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Handling Employees Fearful of Returning to the Workplace


As stay-at-home orders are lifted and workplaces across the nation reopen, HR professionals face a new challenge unique to the pandemic: handling employees who are fearful of returning due to COVID-19.
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Six Ways to Help Parent Employees Navigate Work and School

Back to school is here – and one thing is clear, there isn’t a common approach to the school year.
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Three Cost Containment Strategies in Healthcare Benefits


Healthcare consumers and employers who sponsor benefits plans continue to battle rising costs.
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Changes in Work Life and Healthcare Are Here to Stay

The Indianapolis Business Journal (IBJ) recently hosted a Thought Leadership Roundtable that featured First Person CEO and Founder, Bryan Brenner.
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We Proudly Stand with the Black Community

The past few months have been full of change, uncertainty and emotion.
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Compensation Trends in a COVID-19 Economy

When it comes to compensation during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s not that clear cut.
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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."
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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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Mental Health and Wellness Episodic Video Series


Look, we've got to level with you.
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PODCAST: Embracing a Digital Workplace

This blog first appeared on TheDigitalWorkplace.c
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CMS Finalizes Section 1557 Rules and Supreme Court Rules on LGBTQ Rights

Over the course of a few days in June, the executive branch and the judicial branch asserted two potentially conflicting positions regarding discrimination against persons on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
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Supreme Court Rules in Favor of LGBTQ+ Employment Practices

On June 15, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that employers may not discriminate based on sexual orientation or gender identity in employment.
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The PCOR Fee Filing Deadline is July 31, 2020

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) fee, which must be paid by group health plans.W
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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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