Category: Workplace Training

How to address rising incivility in the workplace

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

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Reboot Your Harassment Training – Webcast Recap

In March of 2015, the EEOC launched a special task force to look at the issue of harassment in the workplace. After more than a year of study, they’ve recently released their recommendations. Steve Paskoff, CEO and President, and Tucker Miller, VP of Client Consulting of ELI sat down with

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Harvard Business Review explores why diversity programs fail

In the July/August edition of the Harvard Business Review, Frank Dobbin, Professor of Sociology at Harvard University, and Alexandra Kalev, an associate professor of sociology at Tel Aviv University looked at Why Diversity Programs Fail and what works better. Epic fail Many of today’s organizations are working to reduce bias

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How to leverage microlearning in your training

Microlearning typically involves delivering limited content, in very short bursts of time, to communicate a single and specific idea. It’s a new trend in corporate training and is playing an increasing role in many organizations. When implemented correctly, microlearning is a highly effective way to reinforce initial training concepts throughout

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EEOC and ELI Share “A Meeting of the Minds” on Harassment

Here are some quotes from a document I read last week: “Workplace harassment remains a persistent problem.” … ““There is a compelling business case for stopping and preventing harassment” … “It starts at the top… leadership and accountability are critical” … “Training must change.” As I kept reading I thought,

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EEOC recommends new approach to harassment prevention

Last week, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released its recommendations for a new, more effective approach to preventing harassment in the workplace. In the 18 months prior, the Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace, worked closely with sociologists, industrial-organizational psychologists, investigators, trainers, lawyers,

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ELI Hosts Civil Treatment Certification Course

ELI, Inc. recently hosted their in-house, instructor Civil Treatment Basics certification course on May 10-12, 2016. For three full days, participants joined together to gain knowledge and perfect presentation and facilitation skills needed to effectively deliver ELI’s award-winning training to their co-workers. Steve Paskoff, President and CEO of ELI, Inc.,

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