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.

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.


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


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

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.

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


Ongoing and recurring training are vital types of training that contributes to the success of the business. You run the risk of having poor-performing employees and face liabilities if you do not offer consistent ongoing and recurring training.


Why your sexual harassment policy needs a contingency plan

Business Management Daily

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. The company’s policy had already defined such power-imbalanced relationships as violations of its sexual harassment policy. Easterbrook had already signed a non-compete and severance pay agreement that took immediate effect.

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.

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.

What is EPLI and Does My Business Really Need It?

Tandem HR

Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) insures businesses against claims by workers who feel their legal rights as employees of the company have been violated. This includes claims of sexual harassment, discrimination, and wrongful termination. Business owners should not feel immune to this type of legality from their employees (regardless of how well they feel they know them), as claims continue to be on the rise. According to the U.S. EPLI Insurance.

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

What You Can do to Combat Racism at Work


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.

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Use your LMS to automate onboarding


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.

5 Most Common Examples of Workplace Discrimination

Career Metis

Roughly six decades ago, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was instituted as part of the U.S. Title VIII of this Act prohibits employers from discriminating against employees based on color, race, religion, pregnancy status, HIV/AIDS status, citizenship, the nation of origin, or sex.

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.

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.

EEOC sees retaliation workload rise: How to stay off its radar

HR Morning

The increase in sexual harassment charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission have made headlines this fall, but that’s not the only eye-opening statistic coming out of the agency. Retaliation claims and lawsuits now make up almost 50 percent of the EEOC’s workload. Of course, if the reason for your action is compelling and unrelated to that activity, you need to move forward regardless.

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 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.

New year, new goals: 7 HR trends to tackle in 2019

HR Morning

With the emergence of a tight labor market and a focus on preventing sexual harassment, HR pros had their hands full in 2018. . There’s no telling what challenges the new year will bring, but here are seven areas savvy HR pros will be keeping top of mind in 2019, as they’re likely to shape the workplace this year. To attract and retain the best talent, companies are focusing on improving the employee experience. Training to fill skill gaps.

Why IBM and others are building a global database for employee credentials


In the near future, employers around the world will no longer worry about the length of time or paperwork required to verify a job applicant’s learning credentials. Verification is built into the technology, eliminating the need to work with email or paper [forms].

Kia Roberts of ‘Triangle Investigations’: “Everyone started somewhere”

Thrive Global

The past several years have been filled with breathless news stories about companies achieving extreme levels of success, seemingly overnight. Words like “meteoric” and “explosive” are being used to describe the growth trajectory of red-hot start ups. nishing her time there in the O?ce’s

WIRTW #484 (the “happy place” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Where do you take your mind when you’re just having a bad day, when you have to deal with that employee, when a client chews you out (I know, that never happens), or when you otherwise need a mental breather from the world and all of its evil and other craziness? Like this : D-man has ALL the moves! Have you voted yet for the Worst Employer of 2017 ? Polls for the first round close on November 22. If Sexual Harassment Prevention Training is Broken, What’s the Fix? —

The Changing Role of Human Resource Management – HRM


The function within an organisation that is focussed towards recruitment, management, and offering direction to the people of the organisation is termed as Human Resource Management (HRM). In other words, all the processes and programs that are centred in and around people are part of the HR umbrella. Additional activities which are sponsored by the HR management includes community and employee outreach.

Workplace Incivility: Instituting a Culture of Respect


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.

Overcoming Microagressions & the Bystander Effect in the Workplace

marenated HR

I love helping people and being the “go to” person to make things happen. When I support my team — even in the smallest way — and it helps them succeed, my personal success soon follows. But, in the past, there have been some people along the way that seem to think that because my job title includes the word “assistant” that makes me less somehow. Over the years, I’ve grown to have thick skin, and for the most part, I can brush it off.

Women in Tech: Hiring Strategies to Attract and Retain Top Talent

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Of course, the most obvious recruiting tool is a competitive salary. Equal pay for equal work has remained stubbornly elusive for far too many in the female workforce. Companies must continuously monitor the marketplace to ensure they’re paying women salaries that are competitive with their male counterparts. Utilizing blind hiring practices is one of the most effective ways to counteract implicit biases and create a more inclusive workplace.

my boss keeps pretending to punch me in the groin, my reference got a weird phone call, and more

Ask a Manager

My boss keeps pretending to punch me in the groin. My manager keeps pretending to punch me in the groin when I walk past. He simply laughs and says he would never actually hit me there, but it’s automatic to jump back out the way. Is this the case and what is the way forward?

WIRTW #504 (the “once bitten, twice shy” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

I’ll be watching Norah and her bandmates warming up the crowd for 80’s hair band Great White. I’ll be the one without the motorcycle. If You’re Sued, Your Sexual Harassment Report Could Become Public — via TLNT. Labor Department tells senators it’s too ‘complex’ to collect sexual harassment data — via Workplace Fairness. Sexual Harassment has a major impact on NYC employers — via Mike Haberman’s Omega HR Solutions.

Half of American employees think HR is not trustworthy

Business Management Daily

From day one of employment, the human resources department plays a vital role in a worker’s organizational experience. In a recent study conducted by the career site Zety, half of American employees said they think their HR department is not trustworthy. Listen and learn.

Urban Meyer and Ohio State Become Yet Another Cautionary Tale of What Not to Do

HR Daily Advisor

Whether he will join the ranks of the unemployed, however, is yet to be determined, along with the resolution of a host of unanswered questions. The amount of information related to this story is already substantial and impossible to recount in this post, but a quick summary follows. He claimed he was first notified of the issue via text the night before. What was the result? Why was Smith fired the day McMurphy’s report came out ?

2019 Prevention Progress: A Year in Review

EverFi - HR

As 2019 draws to a close, we also approach the end of a decade in higher education that has largely been defined by issues of health, wellness, inclusion, and safety. EVERFI prevention experts weigh in below on the issues and updates that shaped the industry in 2019 and set the stage for the challenges and opportunities that will kick off the decade ahead. Sexual and Relationship Violence | by Holly Rider-Milkovich.

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


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.

Top 5 Benefits of Strategic Workforce Planning


You become more mindful in your recruitment, choosing candidates who possess the right skills and competencies, which can add immense value to the company. There are many benefits of strategic workforce planning, and here we’ll look at the top 5 advantages: 1.

Most Important Developments in HR for 1/24


Delta Air Lines employees are going to be feeling the love on Valentine’s Day this year. The airline’s CEO announced Monday that Delta will pay out a record $1.6 The bonus payment to the Atlanta-based company’s 90,000 employees on Feb.

Recruiting Sales Leaders and 9 More of the Biggest Challenges Startups are Facing

Linkedin Talent Blog

At least, that’s according to 94% of the nearly 900 venture-backed startup founders surveyed by First Round Review for their annual State of Startups report. With the goal of providing insight into the startup landscape, the report reveals what entrepreneurs are thinking and doing—how they think the industry will change and the biggest challenges they are facing. Here are the 10 most important insights you should know. the takeaway.

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


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. ,

6 Business Cases for Interim HR Staffing


Here are just a few of the problems that interim HR staffing can solve for your organization. Sexual harassment laws. Mergers and acquisitions can take months, and the resulting operational and cultural transformations can continue for years. Some of the most essential items include: Effects of the acquisition on structure. Employment agreements, consulting agreements, non-compete agreements.