Emtrain Blog

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The New Kind of Workplace Bully

Ah, the workplace bully… the loud, obnoxious, and invasive personality that seems to pop-up when they are least expected and most unwanted. Put a group of strangers in a room...
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Motivate and Engage Employees in Tech

The Tech industry is the most rapidly growing sector of the economy. It is also sometimes insulated from certain economic booms and busts because organizations in tech often provide innovative...
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Steps to Conduct Reductions in Force

COVID-19 has brought large portions of the global and national economies to a screeching halt. Businesses are seeing slowdowns and the stock market has taken a dive the likes of...
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Make All Employees Feel Included in the Organization

Posts about working from home have been all over my LinkedIn newsfeed for the last couple of weeks. First from people who work from home routinely, offering their advice and...
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Activate Your Code of Conduct Through Interactive Learning

People often think of the Code of Conduct a flat set of rules and requirements. They get rolled out once a year, covering everything from company values to policies around...
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How COVID-19 Made Empathy a Key Communication Skill

We’re in a time where we need to consciously be aware of our comments, how we communicate to our peers, and what we can do to help those in need....
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What You Need to Know About COVID-19

Today’s coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) is affecting employers in numerous ways, including how to navigate leaves of absence, how to navigate the business need for layoffs or furloughs, and how to...
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New Employee Leave Laws in the Wake of COVID-19

As employers are currently working to rapidly address evolving challenges and changes in the wake of the COVID-19 global outbreak, U.S. state laws have also changed to provide employees and...
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Are Managers Taking Complaints Seriously?

What if your managers aren’t taking employee complaints as seriously as they should? Note: This issue feels even more urgent now that employees are experiencing the stress from the coronavirus...
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How Code of Conduct Training Can Inspire Employees

Most of our clients use Emtrain for their ongoing mandatory training, so we spend a lot of time thinking: how can we make required training more interesting and impactful for...
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Modern Solutions to Workplace Culture Issues

Let’s face it: the process of HR receiving complaints and addressing employee concerns is broken. If it worked, we wouldn’t still be experiencing horrific instances of sexual harassment 30 years...
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Why Empathy in the Workplace is Crucial for All

What would you say if you heard that 86% of employees strongly agree empathy is important at work, and that less than half that number strongly agree that they see...
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What Makes Your Workplace Toxic And What To Do About It

The C-Suite and Board Directors have been talking about harassment and bias since the start of #metoo in 2017 when some leaders were fired for their own transgressions or the...
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Enabling Compliance and HR to be Strategic

2020 is a milestone that represents “the future of work” - a more efficient world where we can scale our guidance to employees in real-time and have data inform our...
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Top 6 Key Indicators Impacting Workplace Culture

Tricky people issues are inevitable in the workplace. While your employees help create the foundation of your entire organization, understanding behaviors and dynamics on an organizational and individual level impact...
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What Does Respect Mean in Today’s Diverse Workforce?

In 2020, most of us will be working alongside people from different generations and different cultural backgrounds, and when it comes to creating a respectful culture, the real emerging challenge...
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Promoting Diversity and Inclusion

More and more companies are coming to realize that the real value of an organization lies in engaging and mobilizing a diverse & intersectional pool of talent. Not merely to...
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How to Spot Bullying at Work

In 2017, the Workplace Bullying Institute conducted a National Survey on bullying at work. The study found that 19% of American's have experienced workplace bullying and another 19% have witnessed...
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Make Your Harassment Prevention Training Impactful

“Hey everyone! It’s time for your MANDATORY harassment training!” When your employees and managers hear this chant, well, they want to run for cover. As someone who has delivered this...
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Why Mentorship Programs Are a Competitive Advantage

“The best way a mentor can prepare another leader is to expose him or her to other great people.” - John C. Maxwell Mentorship encourages motivation, finding the strength within...
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Make Your Workplace More Connected and Transparent

Transparency, trust, and emotion create the foundation for a thriving workplace culture. In this week’s Always Learning on LinkedIn Live, Angel Junio, Head of HR for LoopUp joined Talent and...
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