Emtrain Blog

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.

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....
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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...
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How to Transition to Virtual Onboarding

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...
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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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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 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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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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Hackers Pose Cybersecurity Threats to Sacramento Transit System

Just last week, Emtrain’s Cybersecurity expert David Brezinski published a blog post about the dangers of cyber-criminals and data breaches. Calling on his extensive experience in information security, David goes so far...
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Halloween is Behind Us, but Cyber Creeps and Digital Nightmares are Year Round!

Bad-actors, hackers, cyber-criminals, and other kinds of cyber creeps are out and about, and yes, they want company and personal data (information).  Their motives and desired objectives and methods differ...
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Talent Retention and Company Culture: A Lesson from the Best

In today’s fast paced job market, retaining talented and qualified employees can be one of the most difficult tasks for both start-ups and established companies. The new norm is for...
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5 Essential Steps to Take When Planning Your Reduction in Force (RIF)

While every business would prefer to avoid the trauma of a RIF, unfortunately it’s an inevitable cycle that hits every organization at some point. A critical element when facing the...
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Top 10 Workplace Investigation Mistakes: Part 2

In part one of this two-part series, we covered five of the most common mistakes that employers make while conducting workplace investigations, including poor complaint mechanisms, ignoring employee complaints, failing to...
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Top 10 Workplace Investigation Mistakes: Part 1

Resolving conflict in the workplace is a key issue for employers. Legal requirements have continued to expand in terms of what courts expect employers to do in order to prevent...
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What We Learned From Wells Fargo About Checks and Balances

As the Wells Fargo scandal continues to unfold, it’s become clear that we need external checks and balances in place to hold publicly traded companies accountable. Internal controls can only...
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