Category: Workplace Training

Three reasons full immersion is the best way to learn

It’s relatively easy to get everyone nodding in agreement in a classroom setting, but a lot harder to achieve real, lasting behavior change – especially when it comes to workplace civility. People learn best when they can experience what they’re being taught. You can’t just hear about it. It has

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Top 8 New Year’s Resolutions for HR Managers

If you work as an HR manager, you have many ideas about what you’d like to see in your workforce. You want your company to be a welcoming place, with employees who respect each other and call out bad behavior. You probably see the potential to get there and spend

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How #Metoo Is Affecting the Public Workforce

The awareness and victories gained from the #MeToo movement have been especially notable in fields such as entertainment, business, and even politics. But there’s one sector that may be suffering from pervasive harassment problems and toxic culture that hasn’t seen much change: The government sector. A March 2018 study cited

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4 Ways to Maximize the Impact of Civility Training

Delivering civility training is critical for establishing and maintaining productive inclusive workplaces, especially in today’s divisive, politically charged climate. If you want the lessons of civil behavior to really take hold in your organization, your civility initiative should be seen as a means to positively affect results and help surface new

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How to Adapt Your Training for a Millennial Audience

Electronic tools and other tech advancements have drastically changed the workplace training landscape. We’ve all gotten used to the presence of smartphones, tablets, and apps in our lives. We’ve seen how easy they make it to create and watch videos, and to communicate with others quickly and easily from anywhere.

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Smart Ways to Make Your Online Training More Effective

Many business and organizational leaders have happily embraced the convenience that online training has granted their employees and HR departments. Training that used to require gathering large groups of people into a physical office with a live trainer can now be taken care of at each employee’s convenience via their

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Is it Possible to Operationalize Civility?

One of leaders’ most important jobs is to establish goals and priorities for their teams. They hold employees accountable to things like sales quotas, manufacturing quotas, and user acquisition goals. They expect all employees to understand what those goals are and focus on working together to meet them. When it

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Does Sexual Harassment Training Work?

There’s an assumption among some companies that workplace sexual harassment training simply doesn’t work. Sure, we still make our staff go through it, but mostly because we have to. We want to protect our organizations from lawsuits and show that we’re making an effort. After all, most people wouldn’t dream

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