Tag: environmental

critical

Teaching Critical Thinking

In a previous post, “Why Critical Thinking Is So Important,” we discussed the importance of critical thinking at all levels of an organization.

emergency

Being Prepared for Natural and Environmental Disasters

In 2017, there were 10,000 deaths caused by natural disasters worldwide. And a lot of those occurred while people were on the job. In addition, research shows that the number of recorded natural disasters has increased quite a bit in the past century. So, it’s still critical, perhaps now more than ever, that we’re well-prepared […]

conflict

5 Things L&D Pros Can Do to Mitigate a Hostile Work Environment

Hostile work environments have the potential to cost businesses thousands or millions of dollars every year due to costs associated with employee turnover, presenteeism, and absenteeism, as well as costs associated with settling or litigating harassment lawsuits.

culture

3 Ways to Inspire a More Inclusive Work Space

If your organization is sincerely interested in creating an inclusive workplace for its employees and stakeholders, it’s time to analyze and reevaluate your physical work spaces.

balance

Do You Know about Green Benefits?

Does your organization offer “green” benefits? Green benefits are benefits that are environmentally friendly in some way. Employers may want to offer green benefits for several different reasons. First, they may be in alignment with company goals and values. Next, they may be a great way to recruit individuals who value the environment and sustainability. […]

5-Step Response Plan for Workplace Safety Incidents

Workplace accidents are major concerns for any industry—both for concern abo9ut employees, and for costs–by some estimates, workplace accidents cost U.S. employers as much as $1 billion weekly for the direct costs of workers’ compensation alone. Unfortunately, despite how much safety training companies engage in, accidents still happen. When they do, there is opportunity for […]