7 Ways it Pays to Invest in Diversity Training

KnowledgeCity

There’s a lot of talk about diversity in our culture – especially in the workplace. Diversity seems to be the new business buzzword with companies increasingly eager to show their commitment to the idea of a diverse workforce by providing diversity training and initiatives. The changing workforce is helping drive the push to adopt more inclusive procedures and policies. What exactly is workplace diversity anyway?

How to Create an Effective Sexual Harassment Policy

KnowledgeCity

It’s important to protect your employees and vendors from sexual harassment. This post is intended to offer some possible workplace policies that could help prevent harassment from occurring in the first place. Defining Sexual Harassment. Sex discrimination harassment is defined as unlawful harassment of any person, applicant or employee based on the person’s gender, sexual orientation or gender identity. Risk Factors of Sexual Harassment.

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Prevent Workplace Harassment With This 3-Pronged Strategy

Absorb LMS

Millions of employees at all levels of companies and organizations, large and small, are required to take training to prevent workplace harassment. The training, often conducted annually, is designed to protect companies from liability and foster a more postiive work environment. After all, more diverse workplaces are more innovative, according to Forbes Insights —a key ingredient to a successful business in any competitive industry. Training that works.

How Effective is Mandatory Harassment Training?

CLO Magazine

The landscape around harassment has changed more in the past six to eight months than I’ve seen it happen in 28 years of being in human resources,” said Amy Polefrone, president at HR Strategy Group. Considering that observation, the Stop Sexual Harassment in New York City Act seems timely. The bundle of seven bills would apply to employers of 15 or more across the city. ” The goal is to stop harassment through learning.

NYS Sexual Harassment Training: Laws, Requirements, & Prevention

ProProfs

Sexual harassment is a serious issue in many U.S. In this blog post, we’ll be focussing on the State of New York. The State of New York (NYS) spent over $11 million on sexual harassment claim settlements in the past decade. In fact, along with Texas and Florida, New York filed the most number of sexual harassment charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Fair Employment Practices Agencies (FEPAs) in the fiscal year 2018.

Diversity Is Learning’s Business

CLO Magazine

This is particularly true in the workplace. In 2017, the #MeToo movement went viral, laying bare the scale of sexual harassment and abuse across the country, especially in the workplace. This mistrust is one of the reasons why diversity and inclusion has taken a new air of importance at work, yet many corporate learning and development functions have traditionally steered clear of the topic, leaving it to HR or a dedicated diversity function.

Build a comprehensive sexual harassment prevention training program

CLO Magazine

The modern workplace began to change in October 2017. That’s when the Harvey Weinstein story broke, spurring the #MeToo movement and new state laws designed to address the pervasive problem of sexual harassment in the workplace. Since 2018, California, New York state and New York City, Connecticut, Maine, Delaware — and soon Illinois and Rhode Island — have strengthened their anti-harassment laws and expanded training requirements for employers.

Why Is Title VI Compliance Training So Important?

KnowledgeCity

Kennedy stated his case for making the Civil Rights Act, including Title VI, a reality. Discouraging racial discrimination is the essence of Title VI as it became part of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Discrimination is a learned behavior , starting as early as infancy. It also impacts their ability to learn and hinders future opportunities. By law, educational institutions that receive federal funding through Title VI must comply with the requirements.

HEMA MANI WALKS THE POSH TALK WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

She is committed to the cause of diversity. She has recently launched the LGBTQ+ initiative at Lennox India. Specifically, these HR leaders share their experiences related to the implementation of Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH) compliance within their workplaces.

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Sexual Harassment Has No Place In the Knowledge Economy

The Performance Improvement Blog

The explosion in sexual harassment charges against company executives is a symptom of the dramatic change that is going on in the workplace. We are witnessing a sea change in the way employees relate to their leaders and to each other. The command-and-control, hierarchical, do-as-I-say work environment of the 20 th Century industrial economy is giving way to the communication and collaboration workplace of the 21rst Century knowledge economy.

The Need for Employees Refresher Training

Your Training Edge

Most of us think that workplace refresher training is valueless. The impression is that training is done to ensure that the customer is feel-good of the services provided. The notion is inaccurate. Workplace refresher training leads to improved customer services and increased employee satisfaction. In the contemporariness of the globalized business landscape today, organizations face many challenging dealing with their employees.

Taking the Lead in Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

Interactive Services

The Black Lives Matter movement has inspired businesses to take a hard look at their diversity and inclusion initiatives to identify gaps and build stronger, more ethical workplaces. Yet many compliance teams are challenged with how to address the issue effectively and make it part of their company’s DNA. In 2018, LinkedIn released survey results showing soft skills as the number one priority for talent developers, executives, and people managers.

4 questions to ask before choosing discrimination and harassment training for your organization

OpenSesame

Organizations that can demonstrate a commitment to building a diverse and inclusive workplace have a competitive advantage in attracting top talent and strengthening relationships with customers, partners and vendors. As part of a comprehensive strategy, choosing the right compliance training program, one that focuses on behaviors, rather than laws, can be a cornerstone in improving workplace culture and recruiting and retention.

From bystander to upstander

CLO Magazine

We’ve changed the laws. We’ve mandated sexual harassment prevention training. Up until a couple years ago, anti-harassment training was usually organized in response to a specific incident or public moment. How these trainings work. In the moment.

How Restaurants & Hotels Can Prevent Sexual Harassment

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Countless sexual harassment allegations have surfaced in the entertainment industry, which has prompted outrage throughout many other industries. Sexual harassment is, unfortunately, not limited to any segment, and the hospitality industry is no stranger to sexual misconduct. According to a report by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, restaurant workers file more sexual harassment claims than any other industry. Stop Harassment in Its Tracks.

The What, Why & How Behind Compliance Training Online

learnWorlds

We have seen this happening with GDPR and the changing rules it brought on cybersecurity. Adapting to the new compliance meant accepting and following new regulations, but at the same time failing to do so meant, well…falling behind. Just like in other types of compliance training, every employer and employee needs to be informed and well-educated about the new changes. What is Compliance Training? Why is Compliance Training Important?

Transforming Company Culture: Instilling the Ethical Mindset that Stops Bad Behavior

Interactive Services

A workplace so inspired by the company’s core values that everyone made a conscious effort to put aside their self-interest to build an organization and culture driven by integrity. But the work doesn’t end there. Take Advantage of the Tools that Build an Ethical Culture.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace. For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. .

eLearning Brothers Provides Customizable eLearning Courses for Bridge

eLearning Brothers

We’ve often been asked in our custom development adventures if there were some sort of off-the-shelf product that we offered for common training topics. Well, we’ve seized an opportunity to work with Instructure and their Bridge learning management system (LMS) to provide just that! The goal has been to give companies customizable eLearning courses and content through Bridge that lets them create job- and business-specific learning to meet their own needs.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace. For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. .

How to Recognize Workplace Conditions that Contribute to Sexual Harassment

KnowledgeCity

Americans have seen vast changes in how we handle conversations about sexual harassment. With the #MeToo movement grabbing the world by storm in the past couple of years, American workplaces have had to take critical looks at their sexual harassment policies. Organizations have been working hard to make sure that both their employees and their companies are protected from sexual harassment allegations by targeting the problem at its source.

Training Isn't the Answer

The Performance Improvement Blog

Every day, it seems, another high profile case of sexual harassment comes to light. And then there are the many workplace complaints of sexual harassment that are no less harmful to women but, perpetrated by mid-level managers, don’t get the same attention as the one’s involving celebrities and CEOs. Clearly, sexual harassment and a hostile work environment are a pervasive problem. is not more training.

5 strategies to diminish sexual harassment and toxicity in mentoring

CLO Magazine

Mentoring, long touted as one of the key solutions to inequality at work, may be less appealing to both men and women these days. Prominent men are being publicly outed for sexual harassment, with the latest examples coming from French gaming company Ubisoft , U.S.-based

So be good for goodness sake: workplace behavior at end-of-year events

GRC Solutions

As we head into the silly season, it’s worth keeping in mind that silliness is no excuse for poor standards of behavior or even misconduct at work functions. We’ve also all heard stories of employers firing staff because of such inappropriate behavior. Perpetrators of misconduct often ruin otherwise enjoyable events for the majority and may even cause lingering damage. A safe work environment means one which is free from bullying and harassment.

If Your Training Doesn’t Stick, You Need Microlearning

Learning Rebels

It’s a story old as time… There is a need to roll out companywide sensitivity training, food safety training, or sexual harassment training, everyone must participate and it must stick. Being the good L&D person you are, you put together a training program. You design the program with engaging interactions. You’ve double checked your information with the subject matter expert. You’ve set the rollout dates.

Re-entry in a recession

CLO Magazine

Six months into COVID-19, organizations are moving away from work-from-home concerns to focus on employee re-entry, with an eye toward talent engagement and retention — all amidst newly heightened awareness around diversity, equity and inclusion. Dealing with the downturn.

The critical first step to building strong organizational DEI

CLO Magazine

Many organizations have publicly pledged to better weave diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives and programs throughout all levels of the business in order to establish a more supportive, inclusive culture. And we realize now that this was not the right approach.

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Inclusion and the New Workplace: A Conversation with Author Jennifer Brown

Chronus

Jennifer Brown is an award-winning entrepreneur, dynamic speaker, author and diversity and inclusion expert. Informed by more than a decade consulting to Fortune 500 companies, she creates a compelling case for leadership to embrace the opportunity that diversity represents along with empowering advocates at all levels to find their voice, and be a driving force in creating more enlightened organizations. . What is the cost of not focusing on this topic?

10 free training modules for corporate workers

Ed App

10 Free Training Modules for corporate workers. For companies looking to improve employee knowledge and skills, e-learning is becoming a very attractive and commonly used tool. So, here are 10 free training modules you can use to improve the skills and knowledge of your workers.

Looming Lessons Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

CLO Magazine

You may have seen my stories floating around the magazine and website over the past seven months, but I’d like to formally introduce myself with the start of my new blog, Life and Learning, where I will explore all things life … and learning! I thought I’d kick off my blog with some thoughts on recent stories I’ve been working on about sexual harassment in the workplace. in behavioral psychology. Hello CLO audience!

Year In Review - 2017

The Performance Improvement Blog

As I usually do at this time of year, I’ve selected five blog posts from the past year that seem to have had the most interest from readers. With the publication of my new book, Minds at Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy , I have continued to focus my blog posts on a manager’s role in supporting continuous learning for all employees in the workplace. And managers will be at the center.

Improving Regulatory Compliance Training

KnowledgeCity

Corporate and regulatory compliance training is not the most exciting topics for employees. Sexual Harassment. Diversity and Inclusiveness. Ethics violations can also create turmoil within the organization and cause the loss of trust with customers and the public in general which can take a very long time to recover from. Compliance training helps employees understand the issues and how to identify and report problems before violations can occur.

The Single Most Important Learning Opportunity for Leaders in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

CLO Magazine

Of all the actions that learning officers can take, one stands out as being imperative and significantly impactful to every organization — equipping frontline managers to be consciously inclusive. A year after the advent of the #MeToo outpouring, we’ve learned more about the prevalence of sexism and harassment in the workplace, but it’s not been followed by a behavioral sea change to a more equitable work environment.

This Is What I Believe About Learning in Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

The nature of work is changing. People are no longer being judged on the basis of how hard they work or how much they produce. Work is no longer about simply doing a job; it’s about becoming adapting to new jobs, new technology, new ways of working with others, and anticipating the unanticipated. Now tasks done by humans are being enhanced by the Internet, providing the collective knowledge of the world at their fingertips. Training Is Not Learning.

Bullying at Work: EEOC Won’t Take It Anymore

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The term “workplace harassment” often conjures images of 1950s-style gender-based pestering where men made women feel uncomfortable and powerless through comments and touch that would not fly in today’s workplace – “Mad Men” style. The issue has become much wider than just gender though, and is recognized by the U.S. By its definition, harassment can include ethnic, racial, age, disability, color, religion, pregnancy, and gender-identity harassment.