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.

Managing the Risks of Social Media in the Workplace

Interactive Services

One of the best things HR and learning teams can do to ensure employees use social media effectively is to create a social media policy that guides employees to the right behaviors. All too often, employees give codes of conduct and policies a quick scan before hitting the delete button.

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Prevent Workplace Harassment With This 3-Pronged Strategy

Absorb LMS

The training, often conducted annually, is designed to protect companies from liability and foster a more postiive work environment. Establishing and publicizing antiharassment policies, as well as letting all employees know how to report violations, is the final piece of this strategy. Introducing policies and procedure during onboarding and regularly reviewing them, perhaps using microlearning or job aids, increases employee awareness.

The Need for Employees Refresher Training

Your Training Edge

Thus, the provision of discrimination and harassment training will lead to reduced liabilities by ensuring that the employees are aware of what is ethical. Businesses are obligated to comply with the set legal policies on a daily basis. Such training will keep the workers informed of the existing guidelines and at the same time save the company from any liabilities. Most of us think that workplace refresher training is valueless.

Take Advantage of Mobile Technology to Maximize Agent and Broker Performance

Inkling

While many hope to grow their product lines and expand distribution channels to earn more revenue, insurers can also increase their operational efficiency, resulting in higher policy sales per employee. Distribute accurate and up-to-date policy information to your agents with a click of a button, and give them the knowledge they need to match clients with the best policies. Minimize risk and liability.

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.

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. Sexual harassment training has been a training staple in corporate America since the 1990s, much of it focused on the rules and regulations and what not to do—with the primary goal of limiting corporate liability and preventing lawsuits. Recent sexual assault scandals have rocked the U.S.

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

SkyPrep

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. Ongoing and recurring training are vital types of training that contributes to the success of the business.

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

Enyota Learning

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. This is about more than just policies.

“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. Managing an efficient work environment includes sustaining a development program that enables your staff to stay current on policies, procedures, and safety training. As eLearning software finds a stable home in today’s workforce trends, sorting through the options can be challenging.

Building a Safety-First Workplace Culture Through Strong Leadership

SET Safety

This leads to a stronger workforce and a stronger company and reduces the risk of liability lawsuits in the future. Have you thought about delivering your company’s safety policies, training and safety-related updates online to manage scalability and employee engagement? Safety comes first – We’ve all heard it before, but what does it look like? How do you build a workplace culture where staff and management don’t just believe it, but they feel it?

The Improvisation Method: A New Way to Reinvent Compliance Training - Workshop Tip #221

Vignettes Learning

Moreso, it is a safety net from issues like safety, risks, liabilities, etc. People find looking at their own and others’ previous experiences, as well as collaborating with them to resolve an issue as a quicker and more reliable problem-solving approach than standard policies and regulations. Mention the words “Attend the compliance training” to your workers and you can literally see the feeling of dread in their faces. Most employees, if not all, do not care about it.

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. 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. Internal hires are expected to perform much better, work out to be less costly.

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. Compliance is an ocean but content chunking takes a drop by drop approach so that learners get the essence of policies without losing the big picture. As known, compliance is a broad topic that encompasses many policies. Thus, every policy your reps need to know can be fit into a micro-module.

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

GRC Solutions

However, it is the overriding mandate of the SEC to ensure that enough investor protections are implemented from a public policy perspective. Director liability revisited: If issuers decide to raise capital via an STO, ICO, or IEO (Initial Exchange Offering), and list on decentralised and mainly unregulated exchanges, such exchanges do not provide investor protections nor deposit insurance for either issuers or investors.

Your Organization Needs Better Diversity and Inclusion Training Now

KnowledgeCity

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? Introduction.

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

OpenSesame

Users are guided through over 40 video scenarios teaching about anti-harassment and retaliation policies and situations. This course covers w hy harassment is a problem for companies , what qualifies as harassment and what does not, harassment prevention, legal liabilities and defenses, organization policy, corrective actions, and addressing complaints. As we move closer to Q4, compliance topics are once again top of mind. Need to get that last minute training in?

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

Enyota Learning

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. This is about more than just policies.

Tracking Social Media for Possible Confidentiality Violations

Tony Karrer

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? SM2 discovers and inventories all blogs and wikis being used in an organization, records these communications and monitors them for risks and liabilities.

“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. Managing an efficient work environment includes sustaining a development program that enables your staff to stay current on policies, procedures, and safety training. As eLearning software finds a stable home in today’s workforce trends, sorting through the options can be challenging.

The Challenges of Communicating with Direct Sellers

Mobile Coach

Some platforms like Facebook are dynamic in that there are constant changes to the user interface, feature sets, and policies that require someone to stay on top of everything. Managing messaging opt-out preferences can also be a non-trivial challenge with liability consequences in many countries and jurisdictions.

Go Green! Why Now is the Time to Focus on Sustainability

OpenSesame

If so, is it time to update your policies? Risk Management policies are adding the concepts from the International Standards Organization (ISO). This is an organization that provides information, products, and services related to property and liability risk. You need to know how to be accountable for your policies and how you conduct business. Your policies will hold you accountable to stakeholders for your own “carbon footprint commitment.”.

Easily Overcome Your Top Compliance Training Challenges

ePath Learning

Compliance-driven organizations are required to demonstrate not only that their employees are trained in the laws and regulations unique to their industries, but also that they’ve been trained on internal policies and procedures specific to their roles within the organization. And yet they continue to invest—not because they think it’s necessarily productive but because they fear exposing their organizations to greater liability should they fail to spend enough.

How a Learning Management System Help Healthcare Organizations Elevate Their Corporate Training Program

SkyPrep

Not doing so will increase the risk of liabilities and hefty fines so it is important for organizations to ensure their workforce are completing the required compliance training. You will be able to make sure your team is adhering to all policies and procedures accurately, so you are able to provide error-free patient care and reduce the risk of liabilities. . . The healthcare industry is truly a unique one.

How To Use E-Learning For Compliance Training

eFront

This is why compliance training is necessary so that one doesn’t violate company policy (or even worse, the law). Compliance training also covers most liability of the employer; since the employee was trained on these responsibilities, it is part of his or her job to comply. She made a complete overhaul of company policy, including ending telecommuting as well as simplifying bureaucracy by launching an online program where employees can voice their complaints.

Your Organization Needs Better Diversity and Inclusion Training Now

KnowledgeCity

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? Introduction What is a Diversity and Inclusion Training Program?

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.

5 Factors to Consider Before Choosing an eBook Distributor for your Publishing Needs

Kitaboo

How Good is Their Distribution Policy? The eBook distributor you choose must prepare a clear agreement on the commission, inventory, and geographical locations to be covered, along with any kind of financial liability that needs to be addressed. eBook distribution is an ever evolving and complex topic in today’s publishing landscape.

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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.

Tips For Sexual Harassment Compliance Training In The #MeToo Era

Interactive Services

Make Your Policies And Expectations Clear. The details of your corporate sexual harassment policy. Sharing this information and making it clear during training ensures that there is no possible way that employees can misunderstand your policies and attitudes about harassment in the workplace. In the last year or so, the #MeToo movement has shed light on just how common sexual harassment is in the workplace.

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.

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. Compliance training lowers liability risks and helps your company stay current with the newest provincial, state and federal regulations. Compliance software empowers companies to train employees on compliance topics.

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5 Essential LMS Reports for a Successful Training Program

SkyPrep

In many organizations and industries, they are important policies and procedures the workforce must adhere to. It is beneficial for organizations to have clear visibility into who is compliant to these standards and who is not in order to maintain compliance and reduce risks and liabilities. Making your online training program the best it can be can be quite the challenge.

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. billion in insurance policies including coverage for sexual harassment complaints.

Amy Jo Martin, Thursday Keynote at #ASTDTK14

Learning Visions

Zappos social media policy = “Be reasonable and use your best judgment.” 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. These are my live blogged notes from the Thursday morning keynote at ASTD Tech Knowledge in Las Vegas.