Should Your Company Offer Unlimited PTO? The Pros And Cons

Everwise

Your time off policies are also important to female candidates , for whom flexibility is second only to compensation when choosing a new employer. While offering unlimited PTO doesn’t mean you can totally refrain from managing the policy, monitoring time taken is generally easier with unlimited PTO — in fact, it can save your HR team more than 50 hours each year from managing employee time off. Still Requires A Policy And Tracking.

The Need for Employees Refresher Training

Your Training Edge

With diverse personalities in a single organization, conflicts, operation, and management issues will unavoidably erupt thus affecting performance and productivity. In most cases, the most suitable strategy for reducing such issues is not to implement strict measures or increase supervision but to train all the workers on appropriate and safe behaviors. Refresher training in this context is likely to focus on issues related to bullying and typecasting.

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Managing the Risks of Social Media in the Workplace

Interactive Services

Security & Privacy Issues. What’s more, data privacy issues can arise when an employee shares or posts information about a colleague, client, or vendor without their permission, even if it’s unintentional. Review Your Policy Frequently.

Guide to online Compliance Training

Academy of Mine

Businesses had to react to government mandated lockdowns, new cleanliness policies, travel restrictions, increases in demand (hand soap) or the drying up of entire industries (travel and hospitality).

The Link Between BYOD and Increased Productivity

TOPYX LMS

IBM MobileFirst gives an excellent definition of BYOD: “ Bring your own device (BYOD) is an IT policy where employees are allowed or encouraged to use their personal mobile devices—and, increasingly, notebook PCs—to access enterprise data and systems. Well over half of all companies promote one of these four types of bring-your-own-device policies. A BYOD policy also makes it easy for employees to access corporate data and online training materials, which can increase productivity.

The Link Between New Tools and Corporate Training

Bottom-Line Performance

I recently read a Businessweek article discussing how the “Millenial” generation (of which I am a member) refuses to comply with corporate travel policies. The jury is out on whether this new approach will increase compliance with corporate travel policies. Most of the comments, on both sides of the issue, were not made by Millenials, but by Gen X’ers and Baby Boomers. A corporate travel policy is a tool employees are expected to use.

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Sexual Harassment: What’s Next?

Interactive Services

When the initiatives are ineffective and sexual misconduct persists, companies are vulnerable to liability, libel, and possible litigation, not to mention damage to their brand’s reputation. How can companies show they are taking these issues seriously and doing all they can to prevent sexual misconduct in the workplace? Customized interactive training, emphasizing culture and behavior change, must replace the limited liability and what-not-to-do focus.

What is Workplace Violence Training?

ProProfs

Is prevention of such issues possible? Violence in the workplace entails a lot of liabilities. Company Policies. Having a workplace violence prevention policy in place is one of the essential ways to build a violence-free culture. Implement a Non-Violent Workplace Policy.

“R.I.S.E.” to the Training Challenge: Why Boost Employee Training?

Overnite Software

Providing a training program that supports consistent and proper training will reduce liabilities such as, but not limited to, personal injury, asset damage, and subsequent legal fees. Efficiency involves more than daily time management issues. Managing an efficient work environment includes sustaining a development program that enables your staff to stay current on policies, procedures, and safety training.

An email of complaint sent to Air India

Jay Cross

In this regard we regret that we are unable to accept liability for compensation,refund, damages, inconvenience, stress, or consequential losses, arising from this delayed flight but, would be pleased to confirm the same to your travel insurance company, if desired by you. I want to know is there any written policy related to the refund of the Air ticket. When I called to address these issues, there was no answer.

Effectiveness of E-trainings for Compliance in the Pharma Industry

CommLab India

On top of this, the liability to adhere to multiple regulations keeps them on their toes. Adding a pinch of workplace incidents to online compliance courses helps reps connect well and they get engaged since the courses promise solutions to compliance issues. Here, videos can help reps connect with their work issues. Hence, videos and animations based on real life compliance issues can be incorporated in the online course to make learning relevant.

Things You Need To Be Aware About Recruitment Strategy

Your Training Edge

The need of the hour is to have clear policies as far as internal recruitment is concerned. Do not just hand over the letter to your internal employees without specifying a lot of details are a grave issue. If such a thought process comes into prevalence, a candidate can go on to emerge as a liability to an organization. Time and time again it has been proven that internal hiring is a better bet for a business to locate best people for an organization.

DIGITAL CURRENCY REGULATION: GLOBAL TRENDS AND THEIR IMPACT by Jack J. Bensimon

GRC Solutions

The US SEC (Securities & Exchange Commission) views over 99% of digital currencies issued in the US as security digital currencies, with utility digital currency issuers being the exception. The SEC has issued over 400 subpoenas to digital currency issuers. However, it is the overriding mandate of the SEC to ensure that enough investor protections are implemented from a public policy perspective. Digital currency offerings are treated as securities offerings.

“R.I.S.E.” to the Training Challenge: Why Boost Employee Training?

Overnite Software

Providing a training program that supports consistent and proper training will reduce liabilities such as, but not limited to, personal injury, asset damage, and subsequent legal fees. Efficiency involves more than daily time management issues. Managing an efficient work environment includes sustaining a development program that enables your staff to stay current on policies, procedures, and safety training.

Tracking Social Media for Possible Confidentiality Violations

Tony Karrer

As blogs and wikis spread throughout enterprises, organizations must deal with compliance and risk-management issues that are created from communications through these media. Are communications through these media that are affiliated with the organization or company being monitored for liability risks and being retained in case of litigation?

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

TalentLMS

Educating your employees on laws, regulations and policies is a necessary aspect of keeping them engaged with company culture. Reducing risk and removing legal liability should of course be high up on your list, as well as ensuring that your employees are aware of their responsibilities. In this module, you should highlight your most important company policies; your Code of Conduct. Employee compliance training can feel a bit like an exercise in bureaucracy.

5 Essential LMS Reports for a Successful Training Program

SkyPrep

You will have a better understanding of how your learners are responding to your course content and if you need to make any adjustments to alleviate any issues your learners are experiencing. . In many organizations and industries, they are important policies and procedures the workforce must adhere to. There may be issues with your training program such as the content not resonating with your audience or it being overly complicated, or the type of training may not be enjoyable.

10 Vital Benefits Of Training & Tracking Compliance Software

SET Safety

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. The software will restrict access to sensitive information, with proper dissemination of information eliminating organizational silos, which can be an issue with multi-department systems.

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Your Organization Needs Better Diversity and Inclusion Training Now

KnowledgeCity

These days, a lot of social issues have been driven to the forefront of pop-culture and politics. Does your company have policies that acknowledge and respect diverse cultural and religious practices? Have you looked at your anti-discrimination policies within the past year?

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. By automating your user enrollment process, you ensure your learners do not miss the appropriate compliance courses, which reduces the risk of safety hazards, liabilities, and legal consequences for the organization.

Your Organization Needs Better Diversity and Inclusion Training Now

KnowledgeCity

These days, a lot of social issues have been driven to the forefront of pop-culture and politics. Does your company have policies that acknowledge and respect diverse cultural and religious practices? Have you looked at your anti-discrimination policies within the past year?

How to be in Compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation

KnowledgeCity

The GDPR mandates that equal liability is applied to data controllers (the organizations that own the data) and data processors (organizations that manage the data). Furthermore, minors under the age of 16 need parental consent to share personal data, meaning that companies need to be mindful of adding age clauses to their privacy policies. Issue warnings, fines and bans for any violations found.

A Learning Guide to Recognising Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Interactive Services

In any company, the best way to limit the liability is to have policies in place that strictly prohibit sexual harassment. Create a detailed and stern anti-sexual harassment policy, and instill a training program to educate employees about the forms of sexual harassment. Ensure that all employees are aware of the anti-sexual harassment policy. Failure to implement one can lead to higher incidents of harassment and possibly even force legal issues on the company.

Amy Jo Martin, Thursday Keynote at #ASTDTK14

Learning Visions

Zappos social media policy = “Be reasonable and use your best judgment.” If social is mistreated, it’s more of a personnel and HR issue. Social Media Education: Decreases liability Converts employees to brand ambassadors (they live the brand day to day) It’s a professional development tool Saves companies money (get easy data without spending money) Digital Royalty University – they founded to go out and teach principles of social media.

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

ProProfs

It causes trauma to victims and brings business liabilities such as reputational damage, not to mention the disruption in productivity and legal costs. According to New America, the think tank that focuses on a range of public policy issues including gender , s exual harassment in the workplace remains a pervasive, troubling, and largely unresolved problem in virtually every sector of the economy. “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

Action and Prevention-Sexual Harassment Training in California

Interactive Services

While not exclusive to the workplace, the issue prompted employers and the government to take a closer look at their policies and laws, as evidenced by California’s rethinking of its previous laws concerning sexual harassment in the workplace. As evidenced by the State Personel Board’s findings, failure to comply with sexual harassment training laws is an enormous issue in state agencies in particular. In 2015, correctional officer Sophia Curry received a $1.6

Internal content necessity: Updated employee handbooks

Aptara

Internal materials are vital, with documentation and guidebooks forming the bedrock on which company policies are built. Liability for the organization and potential weaknesses down the line. This is where external content production can help, as organizations that do not have to publish materials as part of their everyday functions may find themselves with a serious need for compelling and compliant handbooks and policies written to high standards.

CSSE Vegas

SET Safety

In the event the Sponsors are unable to award the Prize or a component of the Prize as described for any reason, the Sponsors reserve the right to substitute the Prize or a component with another prize of equal or greater value, without liability. The winner must complete and return by the indicated date, the Sponsors’ Declaration of Compliance and Release of Liability and Publicity Release Form (the “Form”). SPECIALIZED EMERGENCY TRAINING CORPORATION and BIS Training Solutions Inc.

7 Finance Management Tips for your Business

Learnloft

in our own way to manage credit transactions is by springing up with effective policies not just for business but also for your clients to shop for goods on credit. A credit policy will encourage your clients to pay quickly. To enhance business growth, you have got to own the correct knowledge and skills needed to manage the flow of money in your business.

7 GDPR Principles – How Excel Spreadsheets Represent a GDPR Risk

Nvolve

Accountability and liability. As many customers have sought our advice in ongoing compliance issues surrounding GDPR, we have developed a solution to address their concerns. Paperless and Automated GDPR Policy Awareness, Training and Compliance Solution. Legacy Systems. Legacy tracking methods such as Microsoft Excel spreadsheets has sufficed in some instances for several years, however that is all about to change.

How to Raise Your Credit Score by 200 Points

InsiderHub

This just means that you need to be smarter than you were last year, make more money than you did before, and become more conversant with money issues. This will include the monetary value of what you own, e.g. Money in all the bank accounts, the value of your investments, your car’s value, the current value of your home, the value of your business interests, property value including jewelry, furniture, and any art, the cash value of any insurance policies you may have taken, etc.

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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. Every state has its own set of laws to handle the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace.

Vegas Giveaway 2019 – Health and Safety Conference Alberta Official Rules

SET Safety

In the event the Sponsors are unable to award the Prize or a component of the Prize as described for any reason, the Sponsors reserve the right to substitute the Prize or a component with another prize of equal or greater value, without liability. The winner must complete and return by the indicated date, the Sponsors’ Declaration of Compliance and Release of Liability and Publicity Release Form (the “Form”). SPECIALIZED EMERGENCY TRAINING CORPORATION and BIS Training Solutions Inc.

Safety Standards Around the World

OpenSesame

Car manufacturers in Europe and North American can’t seem to agree on what may seem like small issues. Automakers have tried to negotiate an harmonized system of regulations, but often these differences aren’t based on money or liability, but the unique attributes of that country. genetically-modified foods, research has suggested the issue stems from the cultural attitudes of European citizens.

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

Eukleia

Eukleia’s Principal Consultant Liz Hornby examines the issue and what it means for SMCR training. This includes training delivered to: Senior Managers, who need to be kept up to date with the FCA’s latest thinking and ensure that their firm’s policies, procedures and training materials reflect it. All staff who need to understand their regulatory obligations and personal liabilities.

The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Lambda Solutions

Helpdesk data tends to be fairly rudimentary, but it can be an important source of information for assessing patterns and frequently-asked questions or issues. Statistics related to online learner performance, learner feedback, and completion rates would help you spot the issue. You can address the issue by restricting access to the quiz until the learner has read the content. Take this entire guide with you!

Avoid a Fatal Error: Lack of Specificity in eLearning Interactive Stories

Vignettes Learning

The story above shows that it is immediately obvious to the learner that the issues they need to reflect on are the following: the disclosed policies and ethical issues related to investments, and the financial impacts and liabilities which can harm the company as well. Synthesis: In eLearning design and development, the lack of specificity is fatal. Know the value of adding details to eLearning stories.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

I discussed a bit of these issues in First Thoughts After ASTD Sessions. Honey Pots - Create pages that people are likely to update such as Common Support Issues, FAQ, etc. IP - Making sure it's clear about ownership of content is definitely an issue. Control over Quality of Information - See above Strict Control Over Policies – Accuracy - See above Liability / Discoverability / Compliance - Absolutely the contents of your Wiki, Blogs, etc.

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Free L&D webinars for August 2019

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT: Learning to Listen: How to Harness People Data to Drive Employee Engagement (Free for ATD members) Though the number of organizations using engagement tools to survey and respond to employee engagement issues has increased, Forbes reports only 22 percent of them see their investment result in higher engagement. “ Fukushima Peach Fruit ” by ???? ???? is licensed by Pixabay.

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5 Shifts to Move to Mega-Deal Thinking & Catch Whales: Overcoming Small-Deal Syndrome (Summit Replay)

Sales Hacker

You might bring to them an insight by saying, “Hey, if you look into this part of your business, what you might find is there’s an issue, or there’s a problem that you may or may not be aware of. So you can, instead of manually looking through contracts to see if there is a common term across all of our contracts that we need to change, [see] are we at a certain amount of risk because we’ve got too much limitation and liability in too many contracts etc.?