Emtrain Blog

Women in the Workplace: Gender Bias Still Persists

At Emtrain, we’ve been hard at work building a framework for measuring and scoring indicators of Inclusion, Respect, and Ethics and providing research and benchmarking to help companies be more...

Teaching Behavioral Competency with High Quality Content

The Science of Learning and Assessment: Using Video-Based Situational Judgment Tests Situational judgment tests, or SJTs Situational Judgment Test (SJT) enable educational teams to teach and assess skills simultaneously. SJTs...

Why It's Important to Build LGBTQIA+ Allyship

At Emtrain, we’ve been hard at work building a framework for measuring and scoring indicators of Inclusion, Respect, and Ethics and providing research and benchmarking to help companies be more...

Recognizing LGBTQIA+ Women of Color Over the Years

This blog post, published in June of 2020, shines a spotlight on some LGBTQIA+ women of color that have stood at the forefront of gay activism over the years. Some...

Why You Need to Invest in Workplace Equity

Organizations benefit when employees have strong professional relationships, teams are productive and collaborative, co-workers share healthy impactful feedback, and diverse groups create new ideas and innovations. As a basic element...

Why Your Company Should Celebrate Juneteenth

We published this blog post last year, two weeks into the most resounding social justice movements in a generation. One year later, the message still holds true. Black Lives Matter...

A Better Way to Support LGBTQIA+ Employees

Over the past few years, we have seen an unprecedented outpouring of support and acceptance for the LGBTQIA+ community. This cannot be overstated, because this newfound support is genuinely without...

Are Your Company Benefits and Training Inclusive to LGBTQIA+?

As Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is becoming more top of mind and workforces are becoming more diverse, HR and People Leaders need to rethink their company’s benefits and perks...

How DEI Relates to Harassment and Risk

I was helping a large multinational firm to develop diversity training programs when the executive in charge of the department asked us to train on employee relations topics such as...

Pride: The Double Edged Sword of Opportunistic Activism

This blog post was published in July of 2019, following an outpouring of brands supporting pride month and adopting temporary rainbow branding. Since then, this trend has not only continued,...

3 Tactics to Get Budget for Your DEI Programs

It's been a year since the murder of George Floyd, which galvanized people of all races, genders, ages, etc., to speak out for BLM and push for racial equality. A...

Addressing Vaccine Concerns When Returning to Work

Over this past year, workplaces have been forced to deal with more polarizing issues than ever before. Now, as states loosen up on COVID precautions, employers are faced with yet...

Building a Comprehensive Compliance Training Program

Building a well-rounded compliance training program can be tricky, and it goes deeper than just checking a few boxes. HR and Compliance leaders need to know what topics to cover,...

How Your DEI Efforts May Impact Mental Health

Mental health plays an essential role in the employee experience. As of late, when we think about mental health, we think of the COVID-19 pandemic, the social injustice against the...

Introducing the Workplace Culture Report on Inclusion

Inclusion has been a hot topic over the last few years. Some organizations have strategic initiatives around Inclusion, many others are trying to be responsive to employee needs following the...

How to Develop Our Workplace Respect Skill

Studies show that work conflict impacts us in pretty significant ways—often even more than personal or family drama. That's because our identities are often tied to our work. So feeling disrespected...

Drive Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) with Current Events

We are living in a society that is at once rapidly changing and stubbornly rooted in a history in which differences in race, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation,...

3 Ways to Avoid Social Media Fallout in the Workplace

Best Practices for Social Media in the Workplace To the extent that events of 2020 across communities in the United States left any room for uncertainty about the current state...

Returning to the Office: Policies and Procedures

How to facilitate a smooth transition back to the workplace It's beginning to look like we are out of the woods. What once seemed like this distant, unattainable milestone has...

Driving Social Justice from the Bottom Up

From Rodney King to George Floyd, it’s time to put social justice issues and inequality on center stage until we make progress. Thirty years ago, the world watched in stunned...

Empower Your Employees to Be an Upstander

“Go back to where you came from!” “You don’t belong here!” "Didn’t the virus start in China?” "Why Black Lives Matter? All Lives Matter, too” Some of us may have...
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