Code of Conduct

Your workplace culture is constantly changing. The Emtrain blog is dedicated to bringing human resources professionals, compliance officers, and other culture leaders new ideas and resources they can use to cultivate a conscious workplace. From evolving your code of conduct into a culture code to giving your employees the language and workplace skills they need to be a positive part of a respectful workplace culture, we’ve got you covered.

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,...

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...

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...

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...

COVID and Health Information Privacy

As COVID-19 case numbers in the US continue to coast at an all time high, we need to keep our safety guards up now more than ever. Though, as the...

Prop 22 and The New Gig Economy

This election season, gig economy companies, namely Uber and Lyft, spent over $200 million campaigning in favor of CA Prop 22. This high profile proposition amended 2018's Assembly Bill (AB)...

How to Empower Employees to Be Brand Ambassadors

The moment a potential new hire enters the interview and hiring process, you are representing your company. They are getting your company's first impressions based on how you talk about...

An Employee's Journey with COVID-19

Since news of the Coronavirus first hit early 2020, I think we have all been at least a little more cautious at the first sign of a sniffle. When I...

Health and Disability Inclusion: A Quick Guide

In 2020, we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The goal of the Act was to increase opportunities for those with disabilities: both visible and...

Why You Need a 360° Cyber Security Plan

Last month, the FBI Cyber Division reported that, since COVID-19 hit and Shelter-in-Place (SIP) mandates took effect, the average number of cyber security complaints has risen to 4,000 complaints per...

How to Talk About COVID-19 at Work

By now, we've learned that the COVID-19 pandemic is about so much more than just the virus, especially in how it has affected our work lives. Misinformation, fear, politics, and...

How to Avoid a Cyber Security Breach

We are living in unprecedented and challenging times. During such times, there are always well-intentioned people who step up to help, but there is a smaller minority that sets out...

The Role of the Compliance Officer in the Post-Pandemic Roundtable

Michelle Nichols, Chief Compliance Officer | VP of Diversity & Inclusion | Exec Leader of People Strategy | #ONO (Open to New Opportunities) “Were we true...

Four Learning & Professional Development Trends

As Learning and Development practitioners, our jobs are evolving. We’ve become true partners who lead with business acumen and leverage our learning and organizational development expertise to drive measurable impacts....

Time to Reinvent the Employee Relations Experience

The current pandemic and economic crises will trigger a series of changes as to how we manage and care for our workforce moving forward. As a result, there will be...

Virtual Onboarding: How to make the transition

As we’ve settled into shelter-in-place, it has become apparent that some processes can't be put on hold. It is unclear how long this 'work from home' period will last. As...

Reductions in Force : Steps to Conduct

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...

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...

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...

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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