Emtrain Blog

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...

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...

New Emtrain President to Make Bigger Impact on Workplaces

We spent the last two years transitioning our business from an eLearning compliance company to a CultureTech company. We launched EmtrainAI, a pioneering learning and analytics platform, and published extensive...

American but Asian: The anti-Asian turning point

I was born in Seoul, South Korea and adopted as a baby into my loving, Caucasian, Minnesotan family. I grew up being one of maybe three other Asian kids in...

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...

Remote Workplace Harassment: 4 ways to Prevent

Workplace harassment comes in all forms. As large companies like Salesforce commit to full-time work from home schedules, HR and Legal teams need to be vigilant of new forms of...

"Women Who Made The World A Better Place to Work"

“My persuasion Can build a nation Endless power With our love we can devour” Women have always been these 3 things: Smart enough to make millions Strong enough to bare...

Creating Inclusion and Equality for Women at Work

For decades, women have been fighting for equal rights in the workplace, education, government, reproductive rights, and so forth. Companies have made pledges to have more women in leadership positions...

On Being a Woman Entrepreneur and CEO

I started a business to address an obvious (to me) market need. As an employment lawyer, investigator, and workforce trainer, I could see that companies failed to manage harassment and...

Top Cyber Security Vulnerabilities in 2021

As organizations increasingly leverage cloud-based applications and look at another year of working from home, security professionals predict increased security threats in 2021 and cybercriminal activity. Some estimates have increased...

Creating Opportunities for the Future of Black Leadership

“If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time. If you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.” That’s...

Three Structural Inequities That Lead to a Lack of Diversity

"Why does it matter how many [insert underrepresented group] work here? It’s about Diversity of thought, right?" It's a sentiment that's holding many people and organizations back from realizing transformative...

Blind Recruiting: Combat Bias to Drive Diversity

Building a more diverse and inclusive workforce does not happen overnight, and an organization cannot mend under representation with "diversity hires." Addressing a lack of diversity needs to start at...

Why We Must Continue to Speak About The Unspeakable

"Bein alive & bein a woman & bein colored is a metaphysical dilemma I haven’t conquered yet." - Ntozake Shange I first read those words in my freshman year of...

Allyship in Hollywood: Black History Month

The year is 1957. Black performers have just begun to break into the mainstream music scene, but the integration into popular culture is slow going and very selective. Singers like...

Fresh Look: Building Ethics, Respect, and Inclusion

Recent political events and historic socially turbulent times have made one thing crystal clear; the time to prioritize and review your Diversity and Inclusion efforts is now. Employees are speaking,...

The Pledge to Create Equity in Tech

Systemic economic oppression and the continuous wealth gap make it harder for people of color and underrepresented founders to launch their startups. For years, they have lacked equitable  resources they...

Evolving Harassment Training in 2021

For 30 years, companies have trained on sexual harassment prevention without connecting it to a broader workplace culture strategy. Emtrain is changing that in 2021. I helped change the law...

Performance Review with Compassion

It's that time of year again, Performance Review. Things are a little different now, and how we handle a performance review should be different. Hearing the words "performance review" can...

Compliance Training: 3 Things Your Solution Needs

The role of the compliance officer is rapidly changing as organizational and societal norms shift HR and Compliance folks align their strategies and work closely together to build healthier workplace...
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