Workplace Harassment & How to Put an End to It

Thrive Global

Some people mistakenly believe that harassment is necessarily associated with intimate harassment. So, the concept of harassment is close to the term “bullying”. Harassment can destroy their personality and family life, it can even lead to suicide.

4 Ways to Create Effective Sexual Harassment Training

HR Morning

In a study by the Association for Talent Development (ATD), 71 percent of HR professionals said their company conducts sexual harassment prevention training. adults believe changes need to be made to eliminate sexual harassment and assault in the workplace, with 44 percent saying better sexual harassment training is the key. Why sexual harassment training is broken. Improving the effectiveness of sexual harassment training.

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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.

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Thoughts on Sexual Harassment—a Personal Perspective

HR Daily Advisor

I do a lot of antiharassment training. In the past, much of my training has followed a relatively standard format explaining that employers can be liable for harassment by supervisors even if employees don’t complain and that supervisors can “aid and abet” a hostile work environment by turning a blind eye to problematic situations. I also point out that the fact that no one has protested a sexually charged atmosphere doesn’t mean it’s not a problem for the employer.

What You Can do to Combat Racism at Work

Avilar

But the death of George Floyd and the surrounding events compelled us to address racism at work. With the country once again in turmoil following (another) death of a Black man at the hand of a law enforcement officer, we are left with a multitude of emotions, urges, actions, and words. What we can speak to are two questions that keep coming up as we contemplate the many years of oppression and racism that led to this moment.

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How to Create a Harassment-Free Work Environment

CultureIQ

The workforce is a diverse place—encompassing many cultures and customs, meaning that your employees may have differing views on hairy topics like sexual harassment. Employees spend a great deal of time together, and friendships and bonds are forged, both in and outside the office. Talking about sexual harassment can be awkward, but not handling it at all can make matters worse. Further, it demonstrates that the company takes these topics seriously.

Looking to update your policy on sexual harassment? Maybe you’d like to see Facebook’s…

The Employer Handbook

Maybe it’s a conversation at a networking event or a question from the audience at an HR session. You see, Facebook decided to make a bunch of its workplace policies and training modules publicly available. Here is the harassment policy (which includes an internal FAQ for employees on Facebook’s investigations process that I’m totally going to steal , plagiarize , borrow.). Here is the full managing unconscious bias training module.

Sexual Harassment: Is Your Organization’s Response “Me Too” or “Not Us”?

SkillSurvey

Learn how to help prevent sexual harassment at your organization with more effective reference checking. Hiring and Recruiting Hiring Efficiencies Quality of Hire Soft Skills all industries behavioral competencies reference checking soft skills

6 Steps Leaders Can Follow to Help Stop Harassment in the Workplace

HR Topics

Harassment and discrimination issues are flooding the news. What we do not hear as much about, however, is the massive impact harassment in the workplace can have on businesses. Businesses compete for both employees and customers. Employees have options, and they are no longer willing to work in organizations that allow harassment, discrimination or bullying. Here are six steps to get you on the right path. Define Harassment.

The Best LMS Features that make Paradiso LMS Stand at the Top of the Competition

PSB

While selecting an LMS , the most important aspect every user will pay attention to is the features it offers. These features are the core components of the system. The rest of them are looking for those best LMS features that their LMS is currently not providing.

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Women’s safety at Workplace

Vantage Circle

Women’s safety and its issues are discussed and debated all around the globe. Still every year the number of reports on sexual harassment is increasing at an alarming rate. Men and boys, we show our manhood through the way we treat our women. In the past decade, women have progressively earned a higher standard in the workplace. Women are now gaining higher positions and form a big/huge section of any working sector around the globe.

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What is your profession doing to combat harassment? Mine appears to doing a lot, as ABA adopts new anti-harassment policy

Ohio Employer's Law

The policy-making body of the American Bar Association has adopted a formal resolution that urges legal employers to prohibit, prevent, and promptly redress sexual harassment and retaliation claims. Moreover, to make sure that law-firm leaders are paying close enough attention, Resolution 302 [pdf] also urges that firms adopt measures to ensure that the heads of law firms are informed of the financial settlements of such claims. harassment

The Compliance Learning Management System (LMS)

Gyrus

Last week Gyrus Systems earned a “Top 10” award from Talented Learning in the “ Best Employee Compliance LMS ” category. Gyrus Systems is pleased to have our efforts recognized by a well-respected organization like Talented Learning. According to Talented Learning, “ You can’t get away from where LMSs started. Federal and state and local jurisdictions enact training, safety and harassment regulations and then audit for compliance.

How to Conduct a Training Needs Analysis: A Template & Example

Analytics in HR

Being able to conduct a training needs analysis is a key tool for any L&D professional. In this article, we will explain what a training needs analysis is, provide a template for conducting this analysis, and give a training needs analysis example. Training. Training.

The Importance of Storytelling In HR and Business Retold

OmegaHR Solutions

I came across an article this morning in Forbes called What Are The Top 10 Soft Skills For The Future Of Work? written by Adi Gaskell , a self-identified “Free range human” One of the top 10 skills he discussed was storytelling. He felt that this was particularly important in the technology-laden future. I think storytelling is a key competency and skill. Twice in the past year, I have posted about storytelling. The story is on his website.)

Why your sexual harassment policy needs a contingency plan

Business Management Daily

When news broke earlier this month that McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook had been dismissed for having a consensual romantic relationship with a woman at work, it sounded like another #MeToo moment. But in the days after the termination , details emerged showing that the fast food company had prepared in advance to handle relationships between C-suite executives and subordinates. In June 2017, Jennifer reported to Formosa Plastics that John was sexually harassing her.

5 qualities of a CEO that make them awesome at their job

Workable

If you were to narrow down the ideal qualities of a CEO to five items, what would you choose to include? Maybe not: for example, according to research published in Harvard Business Review, confidence will make a CEO twice as likely to get hired, but it doesn’t seem to impact how well they do the job. So, if you intend to become a good CEO, or if you’re trying to get even better at your job as the first in command, develop these five important skills.

The most common employee documents used at trial

Business Management Daily

How do you protect your company in the event you go to trial? Maintaining HR documents is an essential step in protecting your company, and yourself, in the event you go to court for civil litigation, criminal charges, or other investigations. In the U.S., Without the right documentation, you could be held personally liable by the court. Consistent and thorough employee documentation, training, and policies can help you avoid employee litigation.

#WorkTrends Preview: We Can’t Talk about That at Work!

TalentCulture

Today’s headlines are brimming with emotionally-charged topics including racial injustice, protests, sexual harassment and more, making it unrealistic for employers to expect their employees to leave their opinions at the door. Guest host Patrick Antrim , former New York Yankee baseball player and author of 7 Talent Strategies for High Performing Teams , will welcome diversity and inclusion strategist Mary-Frances Winters, Founder and President of The Winters Group, Inc. ,

Regulations written for big companies make life difficult for small companies

OmegaHR Solutions

When crafting guidance or new regulation some consideration needs to be given to the size of the targeted company. In a great post on her blog, attorney Robin Shea talked about the new EEOC guidance on sexual harassment that was just released. You have until February 9 th to let the EEOC know what you think about it. You need to read Robin’s blog post on some comments she has about the new guidance. Training guidance.

5 qualities of a CEO that make them awesome at their job

Workable

If you were to narrow down the ideal qualities of a CEO to five items, what would you choose to include? Maybe not: for example, according to research published in Harvard Business Review, confidence will make a CEO twice as likely to get hired, but it doesn’t seem to impact how well they do the job. So, if you intend to become a good CEO, or if you’re trying to get even better at your job as the first in command, develop these five important skills.

Use your LMS to automate onboarding

SkyPrep

According to one report , the average U.S. According to an analysis by GlassDoor , just the paperwork and administrative parts of onboarding can be costly. For example, let’s say a company hires 50 employees each year, and the recruiter earns $25 an hour and spends 10 hours processing documents. That’s a total of $12,500 spent just on this portion of the process. . Below are some of the benefits of automating onboarding through LMS. Customize Learning.

Working parent discrimination may be the newest legal headache for employers

Business Management Daily

Working parent discrimination may be the newest legal headache for employers. Working parents with children under 14 constitute about one-third of the workforce, approximately 50 million workers. Researchers are now also examining the long-term effects on female employment as well.

EEOC makes $56K example of employer over deaf applicant: What went wrong?

HR Morning

Here’s an expensive reminder that job applicants — and not just employees — are also protected by the ADA. . The EEOC recently filed a disability discrimination lawsuit against McDonald’s Corp. The Belton McDonald’s had an open position for a cook, and a deaf man, who had prior experience as a cook at another McDonald’s branch, applied. The EEOC claimed the restaurant’s conduct violated the ADA.

Employee Training Needs Analysis: What You Should Know

Genesis HR Solutions

For any business to be successful, its employees must have the skills necessary to perform their jobs at a high level. And in order to have those skills, training is imperative. Viewing employee training as a burdensome expense is short-sighted—in truth, training is an investment into both your employees’ and your company’s future. What is training needs analysis? When should training needs analysis happen? Need help with training?

5 HR Trends and Best Practices

Tandem HR

Keeping a pulse on the management, compliance and best practices associated with your most valuable assets – your human resources – is crucial when striving to become an exceptional workplace. As an organization immersed in the field of HR, we find the following five HR trends and best practices impacting the workforce today. Recruiting is the first interaction you have with and the first impression you have on your future employees. Train regularly.

coworker is blasting us with vanilla pumpkin fragrance, Xanax at work, and more

Ask a Manager

On four separate occasions in the last month, a coworker has come into work completely spaced out. They talk in circles, don’t pick up on normal social clues and are a distraction to others on the work floor. The team started noticing but was not sure how to react or how to escalate it. At the same time, it doesn’t seem right that our team would know the medication cause of our coworkers very obvious impairment, but keep that from our management.

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How to Handle 15 Types of Jerks at the Office

TalentCulture

We all have them – people in the office who you simply can’t stand to work with. They’re the people you literally run away from at the water cooler. But the thing is, eventually you’ll have to deal with them and it’s easier to do this if you know what “type of jerk” they are and how best to address their issues. Here’s a list of 15 jerks at the office I think you’re most likely to encounter.

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Should Millennials Be Concerned About Age Bias – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

The regular conversations about generations in the workplace raise an issue for candidates, employees, and employers – age bias. I’ve had supervisory positions in the past. Versus competing for a job with people who are fresh out of college? Maybe the age thing is just something in my head? So I asked Jon Hyman, partner in the firm Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis based in Cleveland, Ohio if he would share his knowledge. In the U.S.,

updates: we’re supposed to share our mental health needs at every meeting, and more

Ask a Manager

month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. My boss wants us to all share our mental health needs – at every meeting. Thanks so much for your thoughtful advice and response to my letter, and to that of the commenters. I was responsible for running most of the meetings over the summer and I kept them short and focused on work. Did I want to be a manager at my organization?

Women's Safety in the Workplace

Vantage Circle

Women’s safety and its issues are discussed and debated all around the globe. Still every year the number of reports on sexual harassment is increasing at an alarming rate. Men and boys, we show our manhood through the way we treat our women.

Workplace Incivility: Instituting a Culture of Respect

SkillSurvey

Unfortunately, it’s creeping into the workplace, too. In cubicles, offices, conference rooms and around the water cooler, you might witness the following types of behavior by managers and employees: Bullying and intimidation – such as spreading gossip or rumors or excluding or isolating someone socially. Intentionally undermining people – reminding subordinates of their roles and lesser titles in the organization. Fostering Kindness, Respectfulness on the Job.

Six Steps to Beat the Talent Shortage with L&D

Rallyware for Human Resources

First, we’d like to say this: every employee deserves to be a part of your learning and development strategy. The “identifying talent” process is often followed by the above-mentioned issues of manager’s perception. Being guided by “intuition”, a company may miss the opportunity of building a diverse team and getting creative ideas from people with different experiences which often results in innovativeness and higher profits. Use continuous performance-based training.

Employment Law 2020: Are You Prepared and Protected?

Ultimate Software

It’s a brand-new decade, and employment law changes are occurring at a breakneck speed right alongside technological innovation. But it’s important to pay attention: these potential changes affect every aspect of the employee lifecycle, from recruitment to retirement. Overtime litigation can be extremely expensive and detrimental to employers, and the Fair Labor Standards Act has been an ongoing source of uncertainty for years.

3 Ways To Develop Leaders During COVID-19

DecisionWise

Remember when we all thought the Coronavirus shutdowns would only last a month or two? While restrictions have loosened in some areas, it seems like intermittent shutdowns and work-from-home arrangements are here for the foreseeable future.

How Should HR Deal with Cyberbullying?

Workology

Technology and an unending stream of social media messages, notifications, and alerts have invaded our personal lives more than ever before – leaving the door wide open for the bullies of yesterday to get off the playground and into the Twittersphere. Unfortunately, the reality is the more connected we become, the more insidious bullying, and its close relative harassment, can become.

The Cost of Not Training Is Higher Than You Think

Workplace Coach

When budgets are tight, many managers believe an easier route to savings is to cut training and teambuilding services justifying other expenses in their stead. Few will question such a decision, which sends the message that these activities are an “extra” rather than a staple. This becomes a group outlook leaving the manager more “comfortable” in the short term to make such decisions without the challenge attached to other items.

Women’s Safety in the Workplace

Vantage Circle

Women’s safety and its issues are discussed and debated all around the globe. Still every year the number of reports on sexual harassment is increasing at an alarming rate. Men and boys, we show our manhood through the way we treat our women. In the past decade, women have progressively earned a higher standard in the workplace. Women are now gaining higher positions and form a big/huge section of any working sector around the globe.

5 Things You’ll Never Hear an HR Department of One Say…

UpstartHR

For those of you not in the know, an HR department of one is just what it sounds like: an HR department where one person covers all the bases from an HR, talent, and recruiting perspective. I have a special place in my heart for the HR department of one, because that’s where I came from. When I worked in the HR profession, I had the opportunity to wear all (and I mean ALL) the hats, and while it was challenging it was also a lot of fun.

Strategies for a Leader-Driven Culture of Compliance

EverFi - HR

There is an old greek proverb that says “A fish rots from the head”, meaning that a bad leader will have a profound effect on an organization. Or in other words the problems start at the top. . The Department of Justice issued new guidance on the “ Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs ” that takes this ancient adage to heart. The company’s top leaders – the board of directors and executives – set the tone for the rest of the company.”