Developed by leading experts in affirmative action, this 30- minute eLearning course focuses on the role Talent Acquisition plays in maintaining Affirmative Action compliance during the recruitment and selection process. From outreach efforts to the definition of an Internet Applicant, employees with talent acquisition responsibilities hold duties that put them on the front lines of AA/EEO compliance. This course provides the critical information they need to prevent violating OFCCP and EEOC federal regulations. We also recommend registering for Introduction to Affirmative Action for a more comprehensive understanding of federal requirements that impact recruitment activities.
With the world becoming more mobile and diverse, diversity has taken on a new importance in the workplace. Your participants will be able to use strategies for removing barriers and stereotypes, and to encourage diversity in the workplace and even through their community. The Workplace Diversity workshop will help participants understand what diversity is all about, and how they can help create a more diverse world at work and at home. They will be instructed to use skills such as active listening to receive messages in a diverse population, employ effective questioning techniques, and communicate with strength. Workshop Objectives: Explain the definition, terms and history of diversity Describe the meaning of stereotypes and biases, how they develop, and the reasons for your own perspectives List strategies for removing barriers to encouraging diversity for yourself, in the workplace, and in the social community Use active listening skills to receive messages in a diverse population, employ effective questioning techniques, and communicate with strength Identify ways to encourage diversity in the workplace, and prevent and discourage discrimination Understand and respond to personal complaints, and develop a support system to manage the resolution process List the steps a manager should take to record a complaint, analyze the situation, and take appropriate resolution action
Workplace harassment is illegal and destructive to any organization. It is important to treat everyone in the workplace with respect and dignity. Workplace harassment must be identified, discouraged, and prevented in order to keep a hostile work environment from developing. Left unchecked, harassment can escalate into violence. Workplace harassment training is essential to the welfare of all businesses and their employees. In order to prevent Workplace Violence, it is essential that managers and employees are able to identify individuals who could become violent and understand how to diffuse dangerous situations. This workshop will help participants to identify and address violence in the workplace, as well as giving them the tools to develop their own Workplace Harassment Policy. Workshop Objectives: Define workplace harassment. Understand bullies and how to avoid hiring them. Create a risk assessment and understand how to handle violence. Recognize social and business responsibility. Develop relevant policies and procedures. Learn how to investigate complaints.
Harassment can be based on a variety of factors that differ from the one doing the harassment, such as race, sex, and disability. Experiencing uncomfortable situations in the workplace may be more than an offense against an individual. It can be a crime committed against the law, which is why this topic has become a very important for every organization. The Workplace Harassment workshop will help give participants the tools necessary to recognize harassment in the workplace as well understand rights and responsibilities under the law, with regard to safety in the workplace. Through this workshop participants will recognize that it is necessary for everyone to help create programs that teach employees to identify harassment and exercise anti-harassment policies. Workshop Objectives: Identify the words and actions that constitute harassment. Understand what the law says about harassment. Implement anti-harassment policies. Educate employees and develop anti-harassment policies. Discuss employer and employee’s rights and responsibilities. Address accusations of harassment. Apply proper mediation procedures. Deal with the aftermath of harassment.
The purpose of this course is to provide you with an understanding of what it means to have a diverse and inclusive organization through providing examples, real world scenarios, and best practices.
Gender identity awareness is necessary to ensure equal respect and fair opportunities for everybody. So what does this mean for your organization? While every entity is unique and should consider the needs of their individual workforce, this course provides some basic steps you can take to better increase gender identity awareness.
When discussing gender identity and sexual orientation it’s common to hear acronyms used to reference different groups, orientations, and identities. For several years, the most common acronym was LGBT, however to be more inclusive the acronym has evolved into many different forms. In this course we’ll help you understand the pieces that make up the LGBTQIA+ acronym.
We’ve all been in a situation where someone makes an offensive comment, off color joke, or goes as far as bullying or humiliating someone else. If you ignore these comments or acts it sends a signal that they are acceptable. Instead, use the steps in this lesson to “speak out” so everyone can enjoy a safe, inclusive, and harassment free work environment.
Have you ever really considered why diversity within your organization matters? Instinctively, the answer seems simple. Diversity promotes the idea of different individuals coming together to achieve common goals. Although this may be true, diversity has more advantages than you may realize.
Having a diverse company culture is good for business! Diversity in the workplace promotes inclusion, innovation, and improved retention rates. This course provides 5 ideas for additional ways you can create a more diverse company culture.
A gender-neutral restroom is, when we think about it, a simple idea. We use them in our homes without a second thought. However, in a workplace environment they are a topic of debate. This course will help you understand why gender-neutral restrooms matter and how they work.
The world is full of conflicting identities. Every day we see identity-based conflicts which create incivility, inequality, and polarization in all areas of our lives. This course will help you understand why identity matters and how an understanding of identity can improve your interactions with friends, colleagues, customers, and society as a whole.
Geography is central to identity and plays an important role in how people make sense of the world. In the global world of today, it is likely that you will come into contact with more and more co-workers, customers, community members and other stakeholders who come from different parts of the country or globe. As this happens, it becomes more critical for you to recognize how geographic identity and biases influence you, your team, and community members.
An inclusive work environment is created by individuals who value each other’s differences – and, are proactive in stopping workplace discrimination or harassment. It’s often difficult to know how to react when witnessing an individual or group of people experiencing any form of discrimination or harassment - but don’t ignore it and walk away! This course will provide three ways you can be proactive about inclusion in your workplace.
Having an understanding of gender and gender identity is important in today’s society. While it feels natural to describe people using the terms we were taught since early childhood, the female-male binary no longer applies to everyone. In this video we’ll discuss what gender identity is and provide some tips for respecting everyone’s deeply held sense of self.
Workplace discrimination is a serious issue. The Equal Employment Opportunity Community reports over 100,000 bias cases annually. If employers are not being proactive they could be held responsible for failing to protect their employees from discrimination. This course provides some ideas of places you can start to protect your staff from discrimination.
Diversity programs and initiatives are continually evolving. Often, organizations face roadblocks when trying to diversify their workforce. This course identifies what these roadblocks could be and provides three of the latest, proven strategies to achieve workplace diversity.
Being in a leadership position early on in your career is exciting. But on the flip side, you can face hurdles, including learning how to manage employees who may be years older than you. Older employees are a talent pool that shouldn’t be underutilized despite the age gap. This video will provide some tips of what to do, and what not do to, when managing older team members.
This lesson provides five strategies for creating a more inclusive work environment. While there is not a specific roadmap to achieve an inclusive workplace, any step you take to further help employees feel valued and respected can greatly benefit your organization. If you already have an inclusion program in place, or are just getting started, these strategies can help your organization be a place where employees from all backgrounds feel welcomed.
It’s natural to chat with colleagues at work and there’s not necessarily anything wrong with a little back-and-forth about political issues. However, those conversations have the potential to go wrong pretty quickly if everyone does not stick to some basic standards. This lesson provides five rules to help keep things civil when having political discussions. These rules can help your team keep from creating an uncomfortable atmosphere when the topic of politics comes up.