Diversity

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.

How to Support Your LGBTQIA+ Employees During Pride Month

As we welcome in yet another Pride month, now is an excellent time to take stock of the ways your company cares for its LGBTQIA+ employees. Pride is traditionally celebrated...

Why Your Company Should Celebrate Juneteenth

The fight for justice and equality has been fueled like never before since the murder of George Floyd. Black Lives Matter was one of the biggest factors in gathering people...

Why Celebrating Memorial Day Fosters DEI

Why Memorial Day is Celebrated Memorial Day began in 1868 as a tradition to honor the lives lost during the Civil War. This was the first war in US history...

The Data Behind How a Successful DEI System Benefits Organizations

Many organizations simply go through the motions of having their employees take the mandatory trainings and focus on the legal risk. Although this meets the minimum requirements, it doesn’t actually...

How National Volunteer Week Strengthens Your DEI Strategy

National Volunteer Week is April 17-23, 2022, and can be a fun, purpose-driven week within a company. The week can provide opportunities across the volunteer continuum from hands-on to skills-based...

Ramadan: How to Support Your Muslim Employees

It's that wonderful time of year again! No, not Thanksgiving or Christmas. The holy month of Ramadan begins April 2, 2022 and ends May 1, 2022. Muslims worldwide observe 30...

Women Working to Create Change

As a celebration for Women’s History Month, we want to recognize the amazing work that women are currently doing to improve the workplace culture and create an equal opportunity for...

Inclusion, Anti-Harassment Initiatives Won’t Be Successful If You’re Not Managing Bias: New Data Shows

Business productivity measures such as employee retention are related more to social justice than to the bottom line. A recent study by MIT links the Great Resignation to ‘“failure to...

How Inclusion Drives Respect

Inclusion and respect go hand in hand. Strong social connections, understanding our co-workers, and how different people perceive different situations are keys to inclusion, but they’re also keys to respect....

Be Intentional: Special Message from Emtrain President

As Black History Month is coming to an end, Emtrain's President, Odessa Jenkins shares a special message with our community on the importance of being intentional, being authentic, and being...

Black History Month: Influential Figures Impacting Tech & Health

Black History Month originated in 1926, and since then it has been a time to raise awareness around the role black Americans have played in the development of this country...

Black History Month Now and All-Year

Since the tragic death of George Floyd in 2020, following many other extrajudicial killings of black people, many people and brands have a newly invigorated urgency about celebrating Black history,...

Celebrating Change Makers

Oprah Winfrey “It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you, always.” Oprah Winfrey was born in the small town of Kosciusko,...

How to Be Strategic About Your DEI Investment

The Leading vs. Lagging Indicators Recently, I read a report in the New York Times about a large real-estate conglomerate defaulting on their payments to investors - investors had "suspicions"...

Workplace Holidays: A Simple Reminder

Holidays come with many family traditions, old family recipes and can often bring back nostalgic memories. They are the few days a year when people are able to pause from...

Why Include Veterans Day in Your Diversity (DEI) Celebrations

Recently, a diversity leader wrote to tell us that her team includes Veterans Day in her company’s diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) celebrations. Veterans Day is an opportunity for her...

Recognizing Diwali in the Workplace

There are many factors involved in creating a diverse and inclusive workplace for all employees. One important aspect is by recognizing and celebrating holidays of other cultures and religions. You’re...

L&D’s Crucial Role in Adapting to Social Change

Changing employee expectations about diversity and inclusion, respect in the workplace, and ethical business practices are a source of uncertainty and conflict for many organizations. Employees are self-organizing in opposition...

How Communication is the Key to DEI in the Workplace

In building and maintaining diversity and inclusion in the workplace and beyond, communication is at the root of it. In last week’s #AlwaysLearning LinkedIn Live, Dr. Leann Pereira, Senior Director...

Recruiting Employees with Disabilities

Employers are facing the toughest labor market in decades for finding talent and filling available roles. At the same time, we have a large talent pool that is not being...

Workplace Empathy During a Global Crisis

The last 18 months were anything but ordinary. From a new global virus that shook the entire world, changed our lifestyle, and allowed bias to take place against the Asian...
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