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Practices to Maximize your DEIA Learning Curriculum

Over the past few years, the advancement of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) has been at the forefront of many minds. Despite this, unfortunately “checking the box” on implementing DEIA initiatives continues to be a pervasive issue. Instead of making meaningful and systemic changes to policies, processes, and programs, organizations often complete performative, compliance-focused,…

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A Guide to Maximizing Your SIOP 2024 Virtual Experience

The Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology’s (SIOP) annual conference is right around the corner (April 17-20, 2024). With early registration closing on February 23rd, Industrial-Organizational (I-O) psychologists, practitioners, and students face a big decision: “Should I attend virtually or in person?” Both options have their perks; it’s hard to beat the convenience, flexibility, and…

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Strategies for Mentoring: Take it from a Mentor!

Providing advice and guidance and teaching technical skills across FMP has been a positive and great experience for me. When I first started mentoring, I started with a Power BI mentor group, and I held multiple monthly sessions on how to leverage Power BI to build visualizations. Now, I’m mentoring even more people on other…

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New Year, Better You – Let’s Talk about Mentoring!

At FMP, we tend to take professional development pretty seriously.  After all, we design, develop, and implement learning programs of all shapes and sizes for our clients. But when it comes to our FMP Mentoring Program, we place a lot of energy and emphasis on ensuring that our program effectively matches mentors and mentees to…

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All About FMP’s Internship Program

What kind of interns does FMP hire? FMP hires Human Capital interns each summer. Most often, these interns are partially through graduate school and are seeking work experience as part of their graduate program. Interns can come from a number of different programs, but most commonly they come from Industrial Organizational Psychology (I-O) programs, as…

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Reflections from FMP’s 2023 Summer Interns

This summer, FMP was thrilled to have two stellar individuals join us for internships: Julie Jasewicz and Andrew Kurowski! Internship programs offer so much value for both the organizations and individuals who partake in them. For organizations, interns bring fresh perspectives, which can translate into new ideas on strategy and operations. Internships also allow organizations…

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Pride: A Brief History

Pride began as a riot. During most of the 20th century, it was common practice in the US, and across the world, for police to raid bars and restaurants where queer individuals would gather, using excessive force to drag patrons out of the bar, humiliating them, and even reporting them to their family and workplaces[i]….

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SIOP 2023: Reflections from FMP

The annual SIOP (Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology) conference has come to an end and we’ve gathered our team’s reflections on their experience and what they learned! Each year, the conference brings I-O psychologists from all around the country together to share knowledge and connect with individuals who are bringing about change and impact…

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Intrapreneurship at FMP: Small Nuggets of Knowledge (SNacK)

FMP Consulting Engagement Manager, Kathleen Bellis, instituted Small Nuggets of Knowledge (SNacK), a 30-minute, biweekly learning event series, in June of 2019. SNacK provides FMPers the opportunity to showcase their knowledge, share tools and resources with colleagues, and hone their presentation skills in a low-pressure environment. For this installment of the Intrapreneurship at FMP blog…

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A Look Into FMP’s Season of Gratitude

What are we grateful for at FMP? This is a question we tend to ask ourselves as we move into this time of the year. Gratitude is mindfully appreciating the good in our lives and being thankful for what we have. In the swirl of daily life, it can be hard to pause and notice…

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