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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?

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.

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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.

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.

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 based on race, color or national origin is prohibited for programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance. Discrimination is a learned behavior , starting as early as infancy. It can also affect the environment.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. .

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. .

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

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?

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. Then the call comes.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

Training Virtual Teams: How to Manage It Effectively

ProProfs

Did you know that over 50 percent of employees across the world work outside their office headquarters for at least 2.5 Managing this growing breed of virtual teams training-wise can be challenging but not impossible. Effective employee management is a distinct trade for HR departments for a long time, and looking after the learning & development (L&D) needs of employees is a key part of it. 3 Main Areas of Virtual Teams Training. 1.Technology Training.

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.

Compliance Training: Doing Something About the Least Popular Training on Earth

Allison Rossett

Compliance training satisfies few who experience it. Not only do we often fritter away this opportunity, I have come to believe that compliance training promotes cynicism about all of workplace learning. I convened a panel devoted to improving compliance training at the Corporate Learning Summit conference in Chicago. Meet the panel. I sought panelists who believe in enhanced compliance and regulatory training. What is in the document?

In case of emergency: 5 compliance training topics you should start with

TalentLMS

Employee compliance training can feel a bit like an exercise in bureaucracy. Both companies and employees treat the subject like a necessary box to tick, but very few take the time to truly understand it. But the fact remains: compliance training is mandatory training for employees. It’s not just the financial and legal ramifications of noncompliance — although at an average of $14.82 Consider the following your cheat sheet.

7 Tips for Increasing eLearning Utilization

OpenSesame

Unfortunately, this is rarely the case in elearning. You start by implementing an learning management system (LMS), selecting needed courses, structuring and organizing content but those are just the first steps to creating a successful learning program. Tie learning to company values : How can you ensure that company goals and values stick with employees long term? Use elearning to train on those values to help change behavior.

Which E-learning Courses MUST Be Translated and Why

CommLab India

In recent years, the number of non-Anglophone users of the Internet has increased considerably. The report Internet World Users By Language states that English speakers constitute only 26.3% of the global Internet-using population. The phenomenal growth of the “multilingual Internet” is compelling companies to translate their online content into various languages, and web-based learning materials are no exception. Online Compliance Courses.

Everything You Need to Know About Women Empowerment at Work

ProProfs

“Empowering women isn’t just the right thing to do—it’s the smart thing to do,” Barack Obama said once on International Women’s Day. Every time, when the International Women’s Day is around the corner, everybody becomes busy making it special for women in their sphere! Companies take this opportunity to identify the ‘sheroes’ (she who’s the hero) among their employees and celebrate their heroic personalities. Education and Training.

The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. Are you a Learning Dispatch newsletter subscriber? A favorite newsletter feature is “This Month in Learning.” Learning Experiences (16). Learning Management Systems (4). Program Design (11).

Q&A with Jeremy Bailenson: Blurring the Line Between Reality and Illusion

CLO Magazine

Jeremy Bailenson, director of the Doctoral Program in Communication and professor of communication at Stanford University. Researchers in the Virtual Human Interaction Lab at Stanford University focus on social dynamics and interactions in a virtual space and how virtual reality can transform education, training, empathy and more. Bailenson shared his thoughts on VR’s future potential and its effects on the world of learning and development.

Fakelore Showdown – The Five Biggest Gamification Myths Busted

CommLab India

A number of organizations all over the world use gamification to train and educate their workforce and help them solve problems. According to MarketsandMarkets, the gamification market is expected to reach USD 11.10 However, despite the widespread popularity, there’s still a certain population of people trapped in a trough of disillusionment, unsure of what gamification is, and what it isn’t. Myth 1: Gamification and game-based learning are the same.