Want to End Harassment? It’s a Culture Thing (#SHRM16)

UpstartHR

In case you missed it, there was a SHRM Conference Daily post this week with a very interesting headline. In short, the EEOC said that training doesn’t reduce discrimination. The logic behind the commentary had a few holes that I want to point out really quick, but I want to spend the majority of the time today helping you to understand what actually works for eliminating harassment. What kind of training was used?

Learning leaders reexamine sexual harassment prevention in light of new state laws

CLO Magazine

1 in the state of Illinois, the Workplace Transparency Act mandates workplace sexual harassment training for public and private organizations with more than 15 employees. Illinois is the sixth state in the last few years to create and pass a bill that would require workplace sexual harassment training. I think that companies have realized that what they’ve done in the past has not been as effective as it could be,” Zweig said.

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The Balancing Act of Compliance

HR Topics

But we have to be able to manage the risk and still run a business. There are certain lines that cannot be crossed, but a creative HR professional can often find a way to honor the obligations of law while still moving the initiatives of the business forward.

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018

Advos

Once again using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #HRTechConf conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for the world’s largest HR technology conference and exposition hall! Bookmark this page and refer to it during the conference if you need someone’s Twitter ID. The Basics. Location: The Venetian®, Las Vegas.

Sexual Harassment Outside of Work

EverFi - HR

It may not be widely known, but employers are as responsible for sexual harassment outside of work as they are for harassment that occurs during work hours—when that harassment involves other employees, vendors, customers, or clients. As SHRM’s sample Sexual Harassment Out Of Work Policy and Complaint/Investigation Procedure states, “Employees are prohibited from harassing others both on and off the employer premises and during or outside of work hours.” .

11 steps that you can take now to reduce harassment in your workplace

The Employer Handbook

That sounds more “glass-half-full” than “ Don’t be like the Dallas Mavericks: 11 ways to avoid a Sports Illustrated report chronicling twenty years of allegations of sexual harassment and mismanagement in your workplace. ” Yeah, I’m comfortable with the title of today’s blog post. If you hung around yesterday, you got yourself a primer on the anatomy of a workplace investigation report. But, the franchise has a long way to go.

EEOC Training Programs Help Employers Fight Sexual Harassment

HR Daily Advisor

The recent high-profile sexual harassment accusations leading to public humiliation and terminations has highlighted the need for companies to properly train their supervisors and employees on what is and is not harassment. Instead of traditional compliance training, which focuses solely on legal definitions and standards for liability, the new programs provide an exciting training alternative for harassment prevention conducted by EEOC Training Institute staff.

#CAHR18 Wrap Up: Why HR is Out of this World

Workology

This week I attended the California HR Conference in Long Beach. This was a chance for me to reflect on how much the profession has changed since I started in HR back in 2003. Of course, we are still talking about compliance issues like meal breaks and exempt classification, but the conversation is shifting more […] Source. Conferences HR CHRO harassment training me too workplace culture

SURVEY: If you could attend just one HR-compliance training, what would it be?

The Employer Handbook

Always one to procrastinate on submitting a presentation idea to speak at a SHRM conference, I’ve got only a few days left to submit some killer proposals before the next deadline. So, please take this quick one-question survey and let me know: If you could attend just one HR-compliance training, what would it be? Discrimination and Unlawful Harassment

EEOC: It’s time for your company to re-imagine anti-harassment training

The Employer Handbook

Welp, it looks like there’s still plenty of time for me to get my money’s worth on creepy Wikipedia stock images of sexual harassment — Thank you By Leon israel – Own work , CC BY-SA 4.0 , https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=38824206. The click-bait headline, “ No Evidence That Training Prevents Harassment, Finds EEOC Task Force ,” from a recent SHRM article may be somewhat exaggerated.

EEOC: It’s time for your company to re-imagine anti-harassment training

The Employer Handbook

Welp, it looks like there’s still plenty of time for me to get my money’s worth on creepy Wikipedia stock images of sexual harassment — Thank you By Leon israel – Own work , CC BY-SA 4.0 , https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=38824206. The click-bait headline, “ No Evidence That Training Prevents Harassment, Finds EEOC Task Force ,” from a recent SHRM article may be somewhat exaggerated.

Eric’s Wild-n-Crazy HR-Compliance Road Show – Coming atcha!

The Employer Handbook

I can guarantee you this assuming that you recover from the hysterical blindness, I’m told it’s only temporary. Here’s where we can connect IRL: If you want to get real wonky into Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations, I’m presenting an advanced-level course at SHRM Lehigh Valley’s October Conference on 10/2 in Bethlehem, PA. Two days later, on October 4, I’m presenting an update on the significant changes in 2018 in NJ employment law (e.g.,

13 HR Conferences to check out in Q1 2020

Spoke

We wanted to run through 10 great HR conferences in Q1 of next year that you’ll want to put on the calendar (and start convincing your boss to allocate $$$ to): HCI 2020 People Analytics & Workforce Planning Conference. The People Analytics & Workforce Planning Conference, hosted by the Human Capital Institute, is an annual 3-day conference dedicated to hiring and workforce planning. Social Recruiting Strategies Conference.

Bad Training is… bad! A #SHRM18 Interview with Patti Perez

hrpockets

One of the things I get excited about as a conference blogger is the chance to chat with some of the speakers ahead of the event. Okay, that was a cheesy set-up to spotlight the theme, let me move on! I had the pleasure of chatting with Patti Perez, VP of Workplace Strategy for Emtrain and we had THE. Before I tell you what I learned about her session I should pause to tell you how excited she is to be speaking at SHRM again.

The Top HCM Compliance Issues to Watch for in 2018

Ceridian

The HCM world has seen a flurry of recent compliance changes that will continue into 2018. Employers should start planning their responses to this changing landscape over the coming year. We’ve put together a summary of major HCM compliance issues and trends we believe will be important to employers in 2018. 1, the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) , passed the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. This has the potential to push U.S.

June 2019 HR Events, Resources and Programs

HR Topics

June is fast approaching and that means so is the SHRM19 Annual Conference & Exposition! If you’re looking for the premier event to help take you to the next level in your HR career, then you don’t want to miss the June 2019 SHRM Conference. Attending the June 2019 #SHRM Annual Conference can really help advance your #career! SHRM19 Annual Conference & Exposition – June 23-26 Las Vegas, NV. Learn more and register here.

COVID-19 Reboarding Checklist

HRO Today

Many organizations are now focusing on when and how to reopen, and what changes to make before employees return to the physical workplace. While every organization is different, here are six things to consider when preparing employees for some of the adjustments they may expect in their day-to-day interactions and operations. Empathy is one of the essential HR leadership skills, and this is the time to shine a light on the human side of HR.

Ethics Rising: 4 Takeaways From 2018 SCCE CEI

Mitratech

In looking back at SCCE’s 17th Annual Compliance and Ethics Institute , held in Las Vegas this year, I have to say it was one of the best SCCE CEI events I and other members of the Mitratech team have attended in recent years. It also provided food for thought about the future of risk and compliance management, and the forces very much at work at this moment that are impacting it. The takeaway? Looking for more resources on risk and compliance?

Training in a Virtual World: The New Normal

HRExecutive

His boss, head coach Dave Shaw, realized Belch’s potential and didn’t want him to miss out on greater opportunities off the football field. At the time, Belch was also a graduate student who was working on a thesis that VR could improve football-player training. The project was so successful—both for Belch academically and with the players at Stanford—that Shaw wanted to push him to grow the thesis into a business—which is exactly what happened.

The emerging role for tech in D&I

HRExecutive

Managing diversity in the workplace is more about the human side of HR than the technology side. With that in mind, the 2019 HR Technology Conference & Expo is offering attendees a chance to explore that emerging trend in a session titled New Technologies to Manage Workplace Diversity , part of the conference’s Women in HR Technology Summit. Employees should feel confident they will be encouraged to do the right thing,” she says.

That EEO-1 you just filed will look a lot different next time. Oh, good…

The Employer Handbook

I’ve got to be on my game at the SHRM Lehigh Valley Annual Conference. I’m presenting 5, yes five , sessions over the next two days. If you are in Bethlehem, PA for the conference, please check out the schedule , enjoy a sesh with me, or just stop by and say hello. On Day 2 of the Conference, during the prize drawing before the final keynote , one lucky winner will get a free on-site workplace training session from the Your Blogness.

That EEO-1 you just filed will look a lot different next time. Oh, good…

The Employer Handbook

I’ve got to be on my game at the SHRM Lehigh Valley Annual Conference. I’m presenting 5, yes five , sessions over the next two days. If you are in Bethlehem, PA for the conference, please check out the schedule , enjoy a sesh with me, or just stop by and say hello. On Day 2 of the Conference, during the prize drawing before the final keynote , one lucky winner will get a free on-site workplace training session from the Your Blogness.

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. During this year’s SilkRoad Connections Conference , David Wentworth, principal analyst in learning and development at Brandon Hall Group , shared that 62 percent of high performing organizations use personalized learning. Like what should the company’s learning strategy look like.

Creating a Workplace Culture Continuity Plan

EverFi - HR

Organizations with strong cultures prior to COVID-19 can, with intentional effort, continue to reap the benefits of that culture during challenging times, capitalizing on employee engagement and innovation to drive business continuity. To make a workplace culture continuity plan, if you will, first identify which aspects of your culture are “mission-critical,” representing the heart or ethos of your organization. New research highlights the detrimental impact of toxic workplaces.

Creating a Workplace Culture Continuity Plan

EverFi - HR

Organizations with strong cultures prior to COVID-19 can, with intentional effort, continue to reap the benefits of that culture during challenging times, capitalizing on employee engagement and innovation to drive business continuity. To make a workplace culture continuity plan, if you will, first identify which aspects of your culture are “mission critical,” representing the heart or ethos of your organization. New research highlights the detrimental impact of toxic workplaces.

NLRB: Social Media Policy Can’t Require Employees to Use Real Names

Zenefits

Two of the social media policies of a nationwide drugstore chain run afoul of federal labor law, according to a recent advice memo from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) general counsel’s office. However, the Board approved several of the company’s other social media policies, including: A rule that states only designated CVS Health employees are authorized to speak on behalf of the company on social media when dealing with traditional news media.

#HotInHR: Walmart training employees in virtual reality, Uber’s culture problems, Pole Dancers as Job Perk

Advos

Every week we send a summary of funding announcements, M&A and partnership news from the HR marketplace. Walmart will start training employees in virtual reality – Venture Beat. Walmart is betting big on virtual reality to help improve its employee training techniques, and it’s turned to a new company to help. HotInHR: Walmart training employees in virtual reality, Uber’s culture problems, Pole Dancers as… Click To Tweet. Term of the Week.

The Emerging HR Data Department

HR Examiner

A new era in HR management will evolve over the next two to five years. What we’re talking about here is the emergence of a new set of analytics-driven data-based elements of the HR department. Read more in, The Emerging HR Data Department. The HR Data Department.

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Ten Can?t Miss Sessions at SHRM 2018

Peopletrail

At SHRM18 , HR professionals will gain the tools and resources they need to implement successful HR practices and earn professional development to help their companies succeed. There are over 200 sessions in Chicago, June 17 th – 20 th making the conference a perfect time to learn and gain new insights. Here are ten sessions you can’t miss at the upcoming SHRM National Conference: 1. Tsunami or Wave: The Washington Outlook for HR Public Policy.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals

Advos

Our weekly recap of funding, mergers & acquisition, and partnership news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace is below. Contego Fraud Solutions, a provider of automated compliance solutions, has secured 3.5 The Carlyle Group announces ‘substantial’ investment in ZeroChaos. Recap of the Week’s HR Funding and Partnership announcements. Learn more and watch a video. Happy Friday.

HR lessons from Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet and ABC’s immediate cancellation of her show

The Employer Handbook

On the same day that Starbucks closed more than 8,000 stores to train its employees on implicit bias (full curriculum here ), an outspoken Hollywood celebrity stole the headlines with an explicitly-racist tweet. Yesterday, Roseanne Barr wrote on Twitter if the “muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj.” Before the tweet, Ms. Within hours after the tweet, ABC canceled Roseanne. Yes, accountability starts at the top.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals and Trending #HotInHR News

Advos

Our weekly recap of fundings, mergers & acquisition, partnership and other interesting news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace. OutSolve Acquires Workforce Compliance Associates’ Affirmative Action Practice, Expanding Its Role as a Complete Compliance Solution Provider. Intertek Group, a Workforce Training and Communications Provider, Acquires Alchemy Systems. The CFO Alliance and Illumeo Announce Learning Partnership.

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HR lessons from Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet and ABC’s immediate cancellation of her show

The Employer Handbook

On the same day that Starbucks closed more than 8,000 stores to train its employees on implicit bias (full curriculum here ), an outspoken Hollywood celebrity stole the headlines with an explicitly-racist tweet. Yesterday, Roseanne Barr wrote on Twitter if the “muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj.” Before the tweet, Ms. Within hours after the tweet, ABC canceled Roseanne. Yes, accountability starts at the top.

Review of the Trump Administration’s First Year: Aggressive Agency Action

HR Daily Advisor

The past year has included many expected moves by the Trump administration, such as the reversal of some of the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) controversial decisions under the Obama administration, as well as several unexpected developments among several agencies. In part one of this article series , we discussed the various agency appointments, and lack thereof, as well as a few Obama-era Executive Orders that were put on the chopping block.

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. Mentorship is important—but so is compliance.

New Human Resource Initiatives for Forward-Thinking Businesses

HR Topics

There was a time when the main function of human resources was to make sure employees within the organization had what they needed to do their jobs successfully. Traditionally, it has been the administration and management of the human capital within a business. But times are changing and, as such, businesses must change the focus of their human resource initiatives to keep pace with the world in which we operate. Learn more here or register today!

“Education.” with Timothy Quinn and Candice Georgiadis

Thrive Global

Insofar as many companies are beholden to consumers and shareholders, people need to make gender equality a priority when purchasing products and services from companies with a poor track record of compliance. As part of my series about “the five things we need to do to close the gender wage gap” I had the pleasure of interviewing Timothy Quinn, a principal co-founder of Hatebase , the world’s largest repository of multilingual hate speech data.

3 Steps to Protect Information While Leveraging Social Media

HR Daily Advisor

The number of companies maintaining a corporate presence on social media rose from 34% in 2008 to 77% in 2013 according to SHRM Survey Findings: Social Networking Website and Recruiting/Selection. According to the survey, social media is primarily used to attract passive job candidates, but, according to Brian R. partner with the law firm of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP., Garrison advises that the guidelines or policies should not just be stuck in the employee handbook.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals and Trending #HotInHR News

Advos

Our weekly recap of fundings, mergers & acquisition, partnership and other interesting news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace. AuditBoard, a CA-based cloud-software platform for enterprises to handle critical risk, audit and compliance work, raises $40M. Funding Round; Renewed Focus on Revolutionising the Global Wellbeing and Digital HealthCare Markets. to Bring VR-Based Anti-Sexual Harassment Training to Enterprises.

Win a VIP Meet And Greet With Rob Lowe or Arianna Huffington

WorkHuman

You’re also probably looking forward to seeing them speak on the topics you care so much about, like work culture, well-being and meaning. To enter the contest you must be a registered attendee of WorkHuman 2015. You must be eighteen (18) years or older at the time of entry to be eligible for this Contest. To enter, simply register to attend the WorkHuman 2015 conference by 11:59pm Pacific time on May 15, 2015.