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.

Do You Know How Your Workforce is Feeling?

The coronavirus pandemic has led to job loss for more than one out of every ten Americans. New data from the post-outbreak workforce suggests that those lucky enough to still...
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The Shift from "New Normal" to Workplace Adaptability

"We are all living in the new normal." We hear or read this phrase several times a day, from television ads to Linkedin and Facebook posts to news outlets and corporate...
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Workplace Anxiety on Employees and Employers

Before COVID-19 emerged and shelter in place took effect, workplace anxiety very much existed. Workplace anxiety can be triggered by difficult situations such as “dealing with problems, setting and meeting...
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Simple Ways to Maintain Culture During a Pandemic

Culture matters more than ever, even with the new norm of working from home. Zoom video meetings are new for some of us, but trying to do a Zoom call...
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Be an Effective Remote Manager

Under the new normal, managers are required to shift practices to place an emphasis on empathy and patience as their employees transition to remote working. Employers no longer insist that...
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It's Time for Culture Leaders to Step Up

If there has ever been a time when a company's culture ambassadors and owners matter more than ever, it is now in the midst of a crisis. At this moment,...
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The New Kind of Workplace Bully

Ah, the workplace bully… the loud, obnoxious, and invasive personality that seems to pop-up when they are least expected and most unwanted. Put a group of strangers in a room...
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Motivate and Engage Employees in Tech

The Tech industry is the most rapidly growing sector of the economy. It is also sometimes insulated from certain economic booms and busts because organizations in tech often provide innovative...
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Make All Employees Feel Included in the Organization

Posts about working from home have been all over my LinkedIn newsfeed for the last couple of weeks. First from people who work from home routinely, offering their advice and...
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How COVID-19 Made Empathy a Key Communication Skill

We’re in a time where we need to consciously be aware of our comments, how we communicate to our peers, and what we can do to help those in need....
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New Employee Leave Laws in the Wake of COVID-19

As employers are currently working to rapidly address evolving challenges and changes in the wake of the COVID-19 global outbreak, U.S. state laws have also changed to provide employees and...
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Are Managers Taking Complaints Seriously?

What if your managers aren’t taking employee complaints as seriously as they should? Note: This issue feels even more urgent now that employees are experiencing the stress from the coronavirus...
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Modern Solutions to Workplace Culture Issues

Let’s face it: the process of HR receiving complaints and addressing employee concerns is broken. If it worked, we wouldn’t still be experiencing horrific instances of sexual harassment 30 years...
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Why Empathy in the Workplace is Crucial for All

What would you say if you heard that 86% of employees strongly agree empathy is important at work, and that less than half that number strongly agree that they see...
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What Makes Your Workplace Toxic And What To Do About It

The C-Suite and Board Directors have been talking about harassment and bias since the start of #metoo in 2017 when some leaders were fired for their own transgressions or the...
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Top 6 Key Indicators Impacting Workplace Culture

Tricky people issues are inevitable in the workplace. While your employees help create the foundation of your entire organization, understanding behaviors and dynamics on an organizational and individual level impact...
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How to Spot Bullying at Work

In 2017, the Workplace Bullying Institute conducted a National Survey on bullying at work. The study found that 19% of American's have experienced workplace bullying and another 19% have witnessed...
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Why Mentorship Programs Are a Competitive Advantage

“The best way a mentor can prepare another leader is to expose him or her to other great people.” - John C. Maxwell Mentorship encourages motivation, finding the strength within...
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Make Your Workplace More Connected and Transparent

Transparency, trust, and emotion create the foundation for a thriving workplace culture. In this week’s Always Learning on LinkedIn Live, Angel Junio, Head of HR for LoopUp joined Talent and...
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Preventing Harassment In a Broken System

30 years of sexual harassment and the system that continues to fail us It’s been more than 30 years since the United States first passed laws to help protect employees...
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Empower Your Employees to Build a Positive Organization

“It’s not the tools you have faith in—tools are just tools—they work or they don’t work. It’s the people you have faith in or not.” - Steve Jobs Over the...
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