Sexual Harassment

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Is Bad Training Worse Than No Training?

Post-#MeToo, employers are more confused than ever about whether to provide harassment prevention training. Does it work? Is it a good investment? Will it actually move the needle as it...

Three Ways to Make Sure Your Online Training Program Hits the Mark

More than ever, company leaders are being asked to step up efforts to prevent harassment and other workplace misconduct. Many leaders in HR, talent, training, diversity and legal departments have...

MeToo and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace -- What If You Have Been the Offending Party?

With the #MeToo movement still going strong, it’s causing many to ask themselves either “has this happened to me?” or “did I do something like this to someone else?” It’s...

How to Handle Claims of Harassment or Misconduct in a MeToo World

The #MeToo movement has empowered people to speak up about inappropriate, sexually-charged behavior. But there are still lingering questions: Is it okay for me to handle issues myself? At what...

Six Ways to Prevent Workplace Harassment

It’s pretty clear that the way most companies handle preventing sexual harassment issues isn’t working. Victims feel they can’t report incidents for fear of retaliation, HR feels obligated to protect...

What Color Is Your Workplace?

Imagine a scene where a group of colleagues are having a brainstorming meeting. At first, everything is on-topic and productive. Then a manager says something inappropriate: maybe it’s a sexual...

A New Day, A New Sexual Harassment Scandal

A new day, a new sexual harassment scandal in the news. It’s clear we are in a watershed moment for the acknowledgment of illegal behavior and real consequences for those...

Mutual Respect: Stop Inappropriate Behavior in its Tracks

Having mutual respect for your coworkers does not start and end with simply following the rules. Mutual respect goes beyond that; it is the cornerstone of virtually every successful organization....
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