It wasn’t all that long ago when the #MeToo movement took the world (and employers in particular) by storm. The COVID-19 pandemic has since caused management officials to shift their focus, but preventing harassment on the job is as important now as it has ever been. Are you prepared to shut it down or at […]
Since the #MeToo movement began last year, and Starbucks decided to close its doors for a mandatory unconscious bias training for its employees, a lot of businesses have started taking a much closer look at their harassment prevention training programs and policies.
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently published the results of its yearlong research initiative, the SHRM Harassment Free Workplace series. The first part of the series focused on the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace. Given the number of high-profile sexual harassment incidents in the news in recent months, it’s a fitting […]
Managers and Supervisors, What Do You Do When … A co-worker from another department keeps asking one of your people out, and brings candies. Your employee is not interested in dating the coworker and you are on a diet. [You should step in and put a stop to this before it turns into a lawsuit. […]
In today’s Advisor, we’ll propose several scenarios that will help with your anti-harassment training. Jack and Jill Jack, a manager, asks Jill, one of his supervisors, out on a date. She says “No,” he never asks her again, and their business relationship continues as it was. Any problem? [Not immediately, but what if Jill suffers […]