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.

Ableism and Abelist Microaggressions

July is Disability Pride Month, per New York Mayor Bill Deblasio's 2015 declaration. For employers, celebrating Disability Pride Month is about empowering people with disabilities, uplifting their voices, and educating...

How to Celebrate Disability Pride Month

When we listen and celebrate what is both common and different, we become a wiser, more inclusive, and better organization. - Pat Wadors, Chief People Officer, Procure Technologies  What is...

DEI Committee : Start in 3 easy steps

Since 2020, after Black Lives Matter gained momentum, organizations have been ramping up their Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity (DEI) efforts across the workforce. It can be intimidating when you don't...

Building an Inclusive Infrastructure for Working Parents

In June 2021, Emtrain presented a webinar titled Get Ready to Welcome Women Back to Work. The webinar addressed some of the disproportionate effects that COVID-19 had on working women,...

Recognizing LGBTQIA+ Women of Color Over the Years

This blog post, published in June of 2020, shines a spotlight on some LGBTQIA+ women of color that have stood at the forefront of gay activism over the years. Some...

Why You Need to Invest in Workplace Equity

Organizations benefit when employees have strong professional relationships, teams are productive and collaborative, co-workers share healthy impactful feedback, and diverse groups create new ideas and innovations. As a basic element...

Why Your Company Should Celebrate Juneteenth

We published this blog post last year, two weeks into the most resounding social justice movements in a generation. One year later, the message still holds true. Black Lives Matter...

A Better Way to Support LGBTQIA+ Employees

Over the past few years, we have seen an unprecedented outpouring of support and acceptance for the LGBTQIA+ community. This cannot be overstated, because this newfound support is genuinely without...

Are Your Company Benefits and Training Inclusive to LGBTQIA+?

As Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is becoming more top of mind and workforces are becoming more diverse, HR and People Leaders need to rethink their company’s benefits and perks...

Commercializing Pride: The Double Edged Sword of Opportunistic Activism

This blog post was published in July of 2019, following an outpouring of brands supporting pride month and adopting temporary rainbow branding. Since then, this trend has not only continued,...

3 Tactics to Get Budget for Your DEI Programs

It's been a year since the murder of George Floyd, which galvanized people of all races, genders, ages, etc., to speak out for BLM and push for racial equality. A...

How Your DEI Efforts May Impact Mental Health

Mental health plays an essential role in the employee experience. Since 2020, when we think about mental health, we think of the COVID-19 pandemic, the social injustice against the Black...

Introducing the Workplace Culture Report on Inclusion

Inclusion has been a hot topic over the last few years. Some organizations have strategic initiatives around Inclusion, many others are trying to be responsive to employee needs following the...

Drive Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) with Current Events

We are living in a society that is at once rapidly changing and stubbornly rooted in a history in which differences in race, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation,...

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...

"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...
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