Gaming in Corporate Training: Asset or Liability for Employees?

TOPYX LMS

In the early 1950’s, computer scientists designed video games for the purpose of aiding research. The 70’s saw a rise in the number of gamers, and in the 80’s, gaming exploded. In the average workplace, gaming in corporate training is becoming more common. The question is, “Is engaging in serious games at work an asset or a liability for employees?” The Average Gamer Is Not a Millennial. Dangers of gaming in corporate training.

Is Workplace Sexual Harassment Training Effective?

Dashe & Thomson

We’ve recently received a flood of inquiries on sexual harassment training, from updating outdated and ineffective old training to realizing the need to establish such training. It comes as no surprise in the light of recent events from the entertainment industry to Congress, and the ascent of the #metoo movement. Organizations are taking the very necessary steps to keep their employees safe (and protect themselves from liability).

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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. A three-pronged strategy can boost workplace harassment prevention efforts. Training that works. Adding bystander training can drive behavioral change at all levels.

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.

Sexual Harassment: What’s Next?

Interactive Services

Recent sexual assault scandals have rocked the U.S. and the world. High-profile media and entertainment celebrities have been forced to step down from their lofty perches in light of widespread sexual harassment allegations. The behavior of candidates for the highest offices in the land has been scrutinized, placing their candidacy at serious risk. And, in countless cases, ignoring the problem has devastated women’s personal and professional lives.

Tips For Sexual Harassment Compliance Training In The #MeToo Era

Interactive Services

In the last year or so, the #MeToo movement has shed light on just how common sexual harassment is in the workplace. From celebrities to day-to-day workers, thousands of people – women, in particular – have shared stories about how they have been harassed in the workplace. The statistics are staggering. Surveys show that up to 81% of women have experienced harassment – sexual and otherwise – in the workplace.

The What, Why & How of Sexual Harassment Training for Employees

ProProfs

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” A recent online survey found that 81 percent of women and 43 percent of men had encountered sexual harassment in one form or another during their lifetime. If we count in scores of unreported sexual harassment cases, the number would be much higher than what the poll suggested. Sexual harassment in the workplace is pervasive. What is Sexual Harassment?

Are You Ready for California’s New Sexual Harassment Training Requirements?

Interactive Services

From Hollywood to Silicon Valley, California companies have frequently made headlines for incidents of sexual harassment and sexual assault. But the culture of “boys will be boys”, prevalent in tech companies and the entertainment industry, is being challenged on a number of fronts. The toxic culture which has been tolerated, and even facilitated, in these industries is facing increasing scrutiny and legislative pressure. Training Requirements of SB1343.

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.

A Learning Guide to Recognising Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Interactive Services

It is very important for everyone to learn what constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace so that it can be recognized immediately. Everyone should have the right to work in an environment that is free of harassment, and in order for companies to achieve this goal, employees have to understand the basic rights of the workplace. The Facts About Sexual Harassment. Quid Pro Quo Harassment. Scenario 2: The Dirty Talk.

The Dos and Don’ts of Preventing Sexual Harassment in Your New York Workplace

KnowledgeCity

If you ever find yourself worrying that your workplace may not be up to speed on sexual harassment policies, you are probably right to do so. It only takes one person who does not fully understand the legal and social implications of sexual harassment policies to bring an otherwise strong organization crumbling down. What Exactly is Sexual Harassment? According to the U.S. Sexual harassment also includes derogatory remarks about a person’s gender.

The meaning of ‘Conduct’ continues to evolve: Sexual harassment and other non-financial misconduct under the SMCR

Eukleia

As the definition of conduct under the FCA’s Conduct Risk initiative continues to evolve, it changes the scope of what is considered ‘fit to proper’ behaviour under the SMCR. The FCA is changing its view on non-financial misconduct, and in particular sexual harassment. Eukleia’s Principal Consultant Liz Hornby examines the issue and what it means for SMCR training. The SMCR has applied to the banking sector since 2016.

Why is Compliance so Hard? And Why it Doesn’t Have to Be!

Enyota Learning

For large organizations with a distributed workforce, compliance training is a key focus area. This is necessary to ensure employees are educated on the laws, regulations, and policies that apply to their day-to-day job responsibilities. Compliance training is essential for several reasons - to ensure compliance that drives better process adherence and performance, to avoid legal liability for violations, and to add business value and ensure competitive advantage.

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.

Why Compliance is so Hard? And Why It Doesn’t Have to Be?

Enyota Learning

For large organizations with a distributed workforce, compliance training is a key focus area. This is necessary to ensure employees are educated on the laws, regulations, and policies that apply to their day-to-day job responsibilities. Compliance training is essential for several reasons - to ensure compliance that drives better process adherence and performance, to avoid legal liability for violations, and to add business value and ensure competitive advantage.

Benefits of Using a Learning Management System for Your Ongoing and Recurring Training

SkyPrep

Ongoing and recurring training are vital types of training that contributes to the success of the business. Using both types of training within your organization will ensure your employees are sufficiently trained on company processes and procedures and are compliant with policies and regulations. You run the risk of having poor-performing employees and face liabilities if you do not offer consistent ongoing and recurring training.

Bullying at Work: EEOC Won’t Take It Anymore

ej4 eLearning

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.

Course of the Week Highlight: Prepare for Q4 with an End-of-Year Compliance Refresher

OpenSesame

Need to get that last minute training in? With our wide variety of off-the-shelf options, our courses are a quick and easy way to make sure you meet your 2014 compliance goals and deadlines. From OSHA to sexual harassment to HIPAA, the courses in our library are ready to help! This week, we’re featuring three courses to jumpstart your end of the year compliance initiative. Course of the Week

Managing the Risks of Social Media in the Workplace

Interactive Services

In the right hands, social media provides numerous opportunities to promote your company’s culture and ethics, develop customer relationships, and build a positive reputation in your industry. The first step is understanding where these platforms can put your company at risk.

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.

How to Improve Cultural Intelligence Training With Mobile Microlearning

Practi

Improving Cultural Intelligence Training With Mobile Microlearning. Let’s be honest: some topics are tough to train. Frankly, there are training topics that can launch us right back to that anxious feeling like we are in a middle school health class, squirming with deep feelings of discomfort. When people are uncomfortable and distracted, learning can be compromised. One such topic is diversity training. Why Diversity Training Matters.

Finding the Most Effective Course For Your Learning Objective

OpenSesame

Traditional methods of educational transference (books, lectures and most online training programs) have far less of an effect on contemporary employees than one might think. They have been beaten down by many of the outdated and monotonous online training courses that are currently available. Your company will make more money, lower potential liabilities and become a better place to work. This is the ultimate goal. Buying eLearning 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.

10 Vital Benefits Of Training & Tracking Compliance Software

SET Safety

Compliance software empowers companies to train employees on compliance topics. Besides representing regulatory compliance, ethics and compliance learning software is used by safety, HR and training professionals to onboard new employees and t rain current employees on internal policies and issues. Depending on the niche, ethics and compliance software can be used to help curtail workplace harassment, inappropriate behavior, and manage safety risks.

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How to Drive Organizational Compliance with LMS Workflow Automation

SkyPrep

It is essential that your workforce is following your company policies and procedures strictly for your organization to comply with the laws and regulations. Managing employee compliance training and ensuring your workforce is compliant at all times can be a daunting task. However, you can automate this process through LMS workflow automation (If the LMS provides this feature). You will have the data you need to stay on top of your workforce’s compliance status.

Starting up on e-learning for your startup

eFront

We should know, we founded Epignosis as one, and we continue to run it with the same entrepreneurial spirit that served us so well back in the day. The best thing about a startup is of course the chance to create something out of nothing. And also the feel of having control of what you produce and, ultimately, of your own destiny (however incomplete that control might be). It involves a big risk, considering that the majority of startups fail.

Learning Goes Social

CLO Magazine

New technology is empowering employees more than ever to control their own learning and development. As corporate America continues to embrace social tools for learning and development, social learning has shed its reputation as a transient industry buzzword. With a laser-like focus on the end user, emerging technologies are shifting some of the power and onus from the learning function to the individual learner.

Five Things to Include in Your E-Learning Scenarios

E-learning Uncovered

E-Learning scenarios are a great way to challenge your learners with real-life situations and to make your courses more interactive. When designed properly, e-learning scenarios let your learners make their own decisions, and more importantly, learn from their mistakes. Here are five things you should always include in your e-learning scenarios. For example, let’s say you’re creating a scenario on the topic of harassment in the workplace.