Is Your Company’s Anti-harassment Training a Flop?

Workplace Coach

“How the hell could he have been so stupid?” ” the manager asked when he called. “What burns me is this spring he asked me if he could skip the annual anti-harassment training because he’d been through it five years in a row. So explain to me why I have credible complaints from three different women alleging this man on my senior team sexually harassed each of them?” The attendees work as hard as the trainer.

Compliance expert: Anti-sexual harassment training needs to start with this …

HR Morning

Leader accountability is the key to more effective anti-sexual harassment training, says Dr. Marsha Ershaghi Hames. . Business leaders have the power – and responsibility – to prevent sexual harassment, misconduct and abuse in the workplace, especially through their anti-sexual harassment training. The higher up one is in an organization, the greater the risk. Most importantly, the human cost is irreversible.

Courts Uphold Dismissal of Fired NFL Coach’s Defamation Claims

HR Daily Advisor

You may remember that Jonathan Martin, a former starting offensive tackle for the Miami Dolphins, suddenly left the team during the 2013 season. During the 2012 season, he played at 6’5″ and 304 pounds—not someone you would think could be bullied. The U.S.

Harassment Cases: High Profile or Not, a Volatile Thicket

HR Daily Advisor

Ailes is not the first highly public figure to be on the receiving end of such allegations. Inclusion in this article by no means suggests that any of the allegations are true. However, the effect of such allegations is usually significant regardless of their truth or falsity.

6 less recognized forms of harassment or discrimination

Insperity

Many businesses leaders, managers and co-workers fail to appreciate subtle or less aggressive behaviors that others can perceive as harassment, discrimination or the creation of a hostile work environment. How can you, the leader, avoid situations that may choke productivity or get individuals and the company into legal hot water? Plus, humans often use humor as a cover for hostility or for creating an in-crowd vs. “the others” feeling in a group.

How can I defend myself if I’ve been falsely accused of sexual harassment?

Workplace Coach

With all the media frenzy about sexual harassment, I feel like every man in America has a target on his back. All a woman has to do is cry sexual harassment, and even if it didn’t happen or supposedly happened years ago, the guy is toast. So now I have to live in fear that I’m going to tick off some woman who’ll get back at me by claiming I harassed her and I’ll be deep-sixed by my employer? What protected the manager?

Uber, Harassment and HR Business Partner Coverage - Let's Look at the Numbers.

The HR Capitalist

By now, you've heard about this post accusing Uber of creating a hostile, harassing environment for women. Rather than rehash the claim, I'm going to go to the numbers in this post. Most of the allegations claim that Uber was focused on recruiting above and beyond all else.

The Key to Combating Bullying Is Accountability

HR Daily Advisor

In part 1 of this article we began to explore what Catherine Mattice, a consultant, coach, and trainer had to offer about workplace bullying, including its similarity to harassment and the differences under the law. Mattice says, “that is not harassment prevention.”

Training in a Virtual World: The New Normal

HRExecutive

Derek Belch, CEO of virtual-reality-software company STRIVR, was let go from his football coaching job at Stanford University so he could pursue virtual reality. At the time, Belch was also a graduate student who was working on a thesis that VR could improve football-player training.

It’s time for HR to take a Stand #NoRetaliation.

Investipro

In this time of daily reports of long term patterns of sexual harassment in the workplace, I have spoken to many HR professionals who feel they are walking a tightrope. On one hand, they are in support of employees bringing forth harassment issues to be dealt with appropriately.

#HotInHR: Republicans Vote to Change Overtime Rules, Why We All Need Leadership Coaching, Why Minorities Leave Tech

HRmarketer

Every Monday we send a summary of the previous week’s funding announcements, mergers, acquisitions, and partnership news from the HR technology, recruitment, talent management and employee benefits space. House Republicans just voted to change overtime rules for workers – The Washington Post. HotInHR: Republicans Vote to Change Overtime Rules, Why We All Need Leadership Coaching.… Trending topics from the last week impact the stories this week.

How Can HR Combat Workplace Bullying?

HR Daily Advisor

Dealing with a bully, whether on the playground or the workplace, can be a traumatic, not to mention energy-sapping, experience. When a bully is present, everyone stays on edge, never knowing when—or who—the bully will strike next. Learn more! The Workaholic.

5 Ways to Ensure Your Employee Training Program Isn’t a Waste of Time

Synergy

Employee training is frequently an afterthought in strategic planning, treated as a formality without the foundational importance it should have. Fortunately, there are steps to take in order to enact a better employee training program. Start at the Top. Employee Trainin

What Other Employers Can Learn From Uber: Recognizing and Combating Sexism in the Workplace

Compensation Today

Last month, a former Uber employee recounted her “ very, very strange year ” at the organization as a female engineer. Her account is a story of sexism, sexual harassment and HR violations that left many asking, “Are you kidding me?!”. HR must be at the forefront of positive change.

How Managerial Training Impacts Your Bottom Line

Synergy

This is because a workforce can only be as strong as the manager taking the lead. At a time when less than 33% of projects are successfully completed on time and on budget, it’s clear that stronger managerial training is needed in many organizations.

The Real Value of an Employee Development and Training Strategy

Visibility Software HR

The Real Value of an Employee Development and Training Strategy. Many of these organizations track the training they do provide in spreadsheets or even with paper files. For example: The Cheesecake Factory invests an average of $2000 annually per employee on training.

Taking Employee Training to the Next Level

Visibility Software HR

The Real Value of an Employee Development and Training Solution. Many of these organizations track the training they do provide in spreadsheets or even with paper files. For example: The Cheesecake Factory invests an average of $2000 annually per employee on training.

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.

Here’s What #MeToo Means To Your Workplace

Workplace Coach

It started with Harvey Weinstein and gained unstoppable velocity when thousands of women posted true, painful stories using the hashtag #MeToo. Serious, long-buried sexual harassment complaints have rocked many workplaces – including ones not at all prepared to handle the topic. At the time it occurred, we faced two bad choices. Problems didn’t occur in all workplaces, but low-level sexual harassment went unchecked in many.

Organizational Development And Workplace Culture: The Unexpected Benefits of Kindness

Dr. Nadine

The other day, as I was driving home, I spotted a dog untethered to its leash gallivanting haphazardly in traffic. I immediately snatched a spare leash from the collection I keep in my car and proceeded to eagerly chase the dog down my street. billion in revenue over the years!

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The Predatory Client and Your Workplace Environment

Workplace Coach

You’ve met the predatory client and possibly even tangled with him. Do legal practices have a responsibility to protect their employees and other clients from a client that sexually harass them? Protecting your clients and staff from a client who harasses. Last November, Randi Zuckerberg tweeted: “Feeling disgusted & degraded after an @AlaskaAir flight where the passenger next to me made repeated lewd sexual remarks. The tweet went viral.

Dear Dana Workplace Advice: 3 Ways a Male Executive Can Help Create a Less Biased Corporate Culture

Inpower Coaching

Welcome to “Dear Dana”, our regular column to give you career and workplace advice/coaching. Please write in and tell me about a career challenge or frustration you’re facing at the office! In my new position, I now see things that are walking the line of sexism and unconscious bias.

Why Now?

Workplace Coach

With this continuous flurry of sexual harassment news impacting Hollywood, Washington D.C. The law of sexual harassment has been well established for at least the last twenty years! Credit goes to EEO training and enforcement; excellent legal counsel; and, excellent corporate governance and leadership. Damage awards could include reparations for lost or reduced wages and/or the loss of future wages. So, back to the question: Why now?

The Real Value of an Employee Development and Training Strategy

Visibility Software HR

. The Real Value of an Employee Development and Training Strategy. Many of these organizations track the training they do provide in spreadsheets or even with paper files. The Cheesecake Factory invests an average of $2000 annually per employee on training.

What’s Next? The #MeToo Movement and HR

Globoforce

One of the themes to emerge from the #MeToo movement is that HR practitioners can’t possibly care about workplace harassment because they’re not employee advocates. When in doubt, employees should avoid speaking to them because they’ll just side with the company, anyway.

How to Respond to Suspicions of Sexual Misconduct In A Doctor’s Office

Workplace Coach

Twice in the last year, I entered a room in which one of our physicians appeared to be acting inappropriately. A: Given the reputation damage a false accusation can cause, you need to make sure you’re basing your concern on facts. At the same time, reputation damage pales in comparison to the consequences sexually assaulted patient experiences. ” Finally, before you remain a silent witness, consider the consequences. Q: I work in a medical clinic.

Are Your Supervisors Focused on the Right Customer?

Achievers

One of the first lessons I learned as a new supervisor at the Ritz Carlton Hotel Company was that my customers were no longer my most important priority—it was now my employees (or my internal customers). Visit www.ShaneGreen.com to learn more.

Need Better Mentorship? Look to Better Tech

HR Daily Advisor

Among the attendees at the conference was Prositions, a software and technology company based out of Iowa that specializes in products for talent acquisition, development, retention, and transition. One of the products they brought to the forefront this year was MentorString™, a virtual mentoring and social collaboration platform. Are you up-to-date with new training requirements for 2015? Learn More. Democratized Coaching.

Using Personalization to Activate Learners

SilkRoad

It seems logical to draw a connection between learning and performance. The question becomes, what is the extent of the relationship between those two variables. Wentworth goes on to note that the relationship between variables is correlation, not causation.

The Most Critical Skills for Leaders Are Fundamentally Human

BetterUp

In a recent blog , I shared a new model for developing the leaders of today and tomorrow. I advocated for replacing one-and-done trainings with approaches that are ongoing, personalized, bite-sized, and embedded within the flow of the work day.

The Most Critical Skills for Leaders Are Fundamentally Human

BetterUp

In a recent blog , I shared a new model for developing the leaders of today and tomorrow. I advocated for replacing one-and-done trainings with approaches that are ongoing, personalized, bite-sized, and embedded within the flow of the work day.

Social Mores Have Changed; Biology Hasn’t

Evil HR Lady

Let’s talk about three sexual harassment cases. A female coach and physical education teacher sued the school district because another employee, also female, made crude remarks about her breasts, touched her without permission, and said, “I will think of you next time I am f—ing.”. A female employee receives sexually explicit text messages from the man responsible for training her. His wife eventually finds out and sends the female employee a profane message.

4 Organizational Culture Mistakes We Can Learn From Uber

Impraise

The recent news that Uber Founder Travis Kalanick will be stepping down as CEO hasn't come as much of a shock to the public. A number of scandals rocked the hypergrowth company this year, revealing the toxic organizational culture that has grown internally. The scandal that began Uber's spiral downward came on February 19 when Susan Fowler , a former engineer, wrote about her Kafkaesque experience at the company.

Dear ReWorker: What If a High-Performing Executive Is Also a Bully?

Cornerstone On Demand

Katie told me Holly is abrasive, curses at employees in public and has gone through five administrative staff members in the past seven months because she's intimidating and disrespectful to her team. Let's assume that this is the salary Holly's administrative staff members were making.

45 HR Trends and Predictions to Watch Out For in 2019

CakeHR

The Human Resource industry has gone through massive evolutions over the past decades. And 2019 will be another big year for the HR. There will be a renewed focus on employee productivity and well-being, and the rise of AI-driven HR tech will make the HR more agile and efficient.