Emtrain Blog

5 Free Tools to Help You Stop Workplace Bias

Posted by Allison Baker

September 15, 2015

What are you doing to manage workplace bias? Lately, we’ve been getting a lot of questions from our learners about bias (gender and otherwise) in the workplace.

Since workplace bias is such a trending topic and an important issue to address, we decided to do something about it.


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Topics: HR Compliance, Talent Management, Business Compliance, People Skills, diversity training, diversity

4 Ways to Create a Great Company Culture That Will Grow With You

Posted by Steve Cadigan

September 2, 2015

Company culture is integral to the success of your business. When your business is in its early stages, company culture generally isn’t on your radar – it often takes a backseat to more immediate business needs. 

Think of it this way: building your company culture is just as important with two employees as it is with two thousand employees. 

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Topics: HR Compliance, Talent Management, People Skills, Company Culture

Guidance on Workplace Issues During Gender Reassignment

Posted by Janine Yancey

August 21, 2015

Has someone in your workplace announced they are going through gender reassignment? It's natural to ask questions about how you should handle the gender reassignment process in the workplace with tact and sensitivity:

Which bathroom does the person use?

Do we address this person by the name we know, or the new name?

How do we discuss this with others on the team?

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Topics: HR Compliance, Talent Management, Business Compliance, People Skills, diversity, LGBT in the workplace

Top Questions HR Professionals Are Asking About Workplace Bias

Posted by Sam Keshavarz

July 16, 2015

During our latest webinar, we gave attendees the opportunity to ask the former Dir. of the DFEH, Phyllis Cheng and Eileen Carey (co-founder of Glassbreakers) any questions they had about preventing bias in the workplace. Here are the top attendee questions with answers from our illustrious experts.

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Topics: HR Compliance, Talent Management, Business Compliance, People Skills, diversity training, diversity

Top Questions Your Employees Are Asking About Workplace Bias

Posted by Janine Yancey

July 1, 2015

Do you know the top question your employees ask about bias? We've gathered the questions employees are asking about bias using our anonymous course Q&A feature. They all point to the same trending question:

How does bias differ from discrimination?

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Topics: HR Compliance, Talent Management, Business Compliance, People Skills, diversity training, diversity

4 Great Ways to Foster Diversity in the Workplace & Stop Bias

Posted by Janine Yancey

June 25, 2015

Companies large and small are failing at diversity and inclusion. Chances are, your company may be missing the mark too. To successfully increase diversity in your company, you can’t just blindly make recruiting and promotion decisions – you need a strategy.

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Topics: HR Compliance, Talent Management, Business Compliance, diversity training, diversity

Diversity in the Workplace: How to Create a Level Playing Field

Posted by Phyllis Cheng

May 1, 2015

Maintaining a level playing field in any organization has never been more important. Whether your company intends to hire more employees who are female, of color, or with disabilities, giving everyone the same chance to succeed is critical. Read on for strategies on how to recruit a diverse team and maintain a level playing field.

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Topics: HR Compliance, Talent Management, Hiring Skills, diversity

5 Must-Ask Behavioral Interview Questions

Posted by Steve Cadigan

February 26, 2015

 

If you want to start hiring the right people for your company, you need to start asking the right questions. To step up your talent aquisition game, we've put together 5 essential behavioral interview questions to help make your interview a total success. 



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Topics: Talent Management, People Skills

The Anatomy of a Great Job Interview

Posted by Steve Cadigan

February 18, 2015

Let’s face it, you want the best talent working for your organization. So, how do you go about ensuring that you’re selecting the best talent? The answer is simple: stop winging your interviews. Read on to learn how you can ask the right questions to make better recruitment decisions each and every time. 



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Topics: Talent Management, Hiring Skills, People Skills

3 Reasons Why Diversity is Great for Your Business

Posted by Sam Keshavarz

January 20, 2015

Why aren't more organizations working harder to create a diverse team? Simple answer: They don't think it matters. Here are three reasons why diversity and inclusion are essential to your business and success.
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Topics: Talent Management, Training, diversity training, diversity