Author: ELI, Inc.

How to Avoid a "Diversity Backlash" at Your Company

How to Avoid a “Diversity Backlash” at Your Company

Business leaders are increasingly recognizing that workforce diversity is a crucial piece of the puzzle when it comes to staying creative, adapting to new challenges, and keeping ahead of the competition. But implementing new diversity initiatives, from training programs to recruiting efforts, can get tricky. Choosing the wrong approach can

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5 Simple Ways to Pave the Way for a Good Training Session

5 Simple Ways to Pave the Way for a Good Training Session

Employee training sessions are an investment for all parties involved. Your organization has invested time and resources into selecting a provider, scheduling the training, and arranging the logistics. Your employees are investing time and effort to attend the training and trying to make the most of their session. Here are

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Cognitive Diversity: What it is and Why Your Team Needs It

Cognitive Diversity: What it is and Why Your Team Needs It

When you think of workforce diversity, you probably think of the kind of diversity you can easily see — or at least that you can identify easily. Diversity of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, and age are all things that modern workplaces are striving to increase. Employers want to create vibrant,

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Top five posts from the ELI blog in 2019

Top five posts from the ELI blog in 2019

The ELI blog provides a variety of helpful resources that address uncivil behavior and 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 2019: 5. How to Spot (and Stop)

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4 Ways to Make Your Training More Sustainable

4 Ways to Make Your Training More Sustainable

Too many employers are always operating in reactive mode when it comes to workforce civility training. After a potential liability incident, they realize that their training has been lacking, and they push an extensive training session program on their employees. That, or they only prioritize workforce civility training every now

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What Does it Mean to be an "Ally" at Work?

What Does it Mean to be an “Ally” at Work?

We all know that a welcoming workplace culture is crucial for operational success — not just for avoiding lawsuits and fines, but for optimizing employee productivity and retaining the best people. When employees are all given equal opportunities to succeed and contribute, your workforce will be more likely to meet

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5 Examples of How to Make Your VILT Training More Effective

5 Examples of How to Make Your VILT Training More Effective

You could think of Virtual-Instructor-Led Training (VILT) — in which employees log in and participate in live training with an instructor via videoconferencing tools — as the hybrid of live, traditional, instructor-led training and video-based e-learning. VILT blends the best qualities of both methods: the up-to-the-moment relevancy and customization that only

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What to do when your training isn't working

What to do when your training isn’t working

If you’ve landed on this article, you might have a sneaking suspicion that the workforce training you’ve been using hasn’t been very effective. Maybe you were expecting a certain change in employees’ behavior after the training, but it hasn’t happened. Or maybe you just want to find out if there’s

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6 Ways to Make Your Sexual Harassment Training Better

6 Ways to Make Your Sexual Harassment Training Better

To help colleagues and employees understand what behavior is appropriate in the workplace, experience has shown that clarity and guidance are necessary, especially on such an important issue. That’s why sexual harassment prevention training is such a foundational step in building a culture of civility at your workplace. Good sexual

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