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|February 2, 2017|No Comments

There is an epidemic of incivility in the world today. You see it in wildly varying political opinions, cyber-bullying, crude, rude, and obnoxious behavior… it’s reaching crisis proportions. Perhaps now more than ever, it’s affecting the workplace, and this behavior creates significant risk for an organization. Combating incivility in the workplace is more important now than ever.

From training to culture change

Many companies utilize training programs as a way …

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|January 26, 2017|No Comments

When it comes to training, learning and development departments often have to choose which programs to develop in-house, where they serve as their own subject matter experts, and which program development should be outsourced. Because time and staff are limited, rarely do they have the luxury of developing a custom training program for every one of the organization’s needs.

Many learning and development departments question where compliance training fits in …

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|January 19, 2017|No Comments

When a complaint comes forward at government agency its first stop will likely be the EEO office. Clearly, addressing the stated claim is an important task of the EEO investigator and the claim must be taken seriously. Unfortunately, some agencies behave as if the sole responsibility of the EEO office is to process complaints. To be proactive and do more than investigating complaints, leaders must be engaged with EEO professionals …

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|January 12, 2017|No Comments

ELI’s blog provides a variety of helpful resources that address uncivil behavior and offers ideas for you to consider when cultivating a healthy environment in the workplace. As we kick-off a new year, here’s a countdown of ELI’s Top 5 Blog Posts for 2016:

5. So how do I talk about this stuff?

So how do I talk about this stuff?Recent tragedies in Orlando, Baton Rouge, St. Paul, and Dallas have generated anger, fear, confusion, grief and …

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|January 5, 2017|No Comments

As 2017 starts, a new administration will assume responsibility for leadership and direction of the federal government. Many federal employees are concerned as to how top-level staffing and policy changes will affect the security of their jobs and the climate in which they will work. In the federal government, maintaining behavioral standards of professionalism and civility is vital for effective performance no matter what happens in any election cycle. In …

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