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Disability Inclusion: Enabling People of All Abilities

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...

Ableism and Abelist Microaggressions

July is Disability Pride Month, per New York Mayor Bill Deblasio's 2015 declaration. For employers, celebrating Disability Pride Month is about empowering people with disabilities, uplifting their voices, and educating...

How to Celebrate Disability Pride Month

When we listen and celebrate what is both common and different, we become a wiser, more inclusive, and better organization. - Pat Wadors, Chief People Officer, Procure Technologies  What is...

DEI Committee : Start in 3 easy steps

Since 2020, after Black Lives Matter gained momentum, organizations have been ramping up their Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity (DEI) efforts across the workforce. It can be intimidating when you don't...

Building an Inclusive Infrastructure for Working Parents

In June 2021, Emtrain presented a webinar titled Get Ready to Welcome Women Back to Work. The webinar addressed some of the disproportionate effects that COVID-19 had on working women,...

Gender Bias in the Workplace : Still Persists for Women

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...

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...

Commercialization of Pride: Opportunistic LGBT 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. Since 2020, when we think about mental health, we think of the COVID-19 pandemic, the social injustice against the Black...

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,...
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