Posted: 06-04-2013 09:07 PM
Synopsis: 7 excellent reasons that manager's should prioritize the prevention of harassment in the workplace.
Posted: 05-29-2013 09:07 PM
Synopsis: Taking a harassment complaint from an employee is part of every manager's job. However, this sensitive task is not always done correctly resulting in organizational lawsuits and employee turnover.
Posted: 05-28-2013 09:07 PM
Synopsis: Two of the most important aspects of harassment prevention are the avenues of reporting for employees and watching for unreported harassment.
Posted: 04-02-2013 09:08 PM
Synopsis: One of the most crucial jobs every manager has is to prevent harassment in the workplace. The morale, efficiency and survival of your workplace depend on it.
Posted: 08-25-2012 09:15 PM
Sexual harassment has once again reared its ugly head in the workplace. Just today, it has been reported that three subordinate employees have accused a high level political appointee to the U.S. Immigrations and customs enforcement administration of sexual harassment. This particular case raises an aspect of sexual harassment that is usually overlooked when we think of a perpetrator of harassment - the accused party is a woman and the three subordinate employees are male.
Posted: 08-19-2012 09:41 PM
Sexual harassment in the workplace continues to be a problem throughout the USA and the world. Every organization who is serious about prevention needs to provide employee sexual harassment training. Part of this training is a concise, unambiguous sexual harassment policy statement. It needs to be direct and leave no doubt that your workplace has no tolerance for harassing behavior. The following are some tips for writing your organization's policy.
Posted: 12-26-2011 10:59 PM
Much of the problem with sexual harassment in the workplace lies in the fundamental difference in perceptions that men and women have of appropriate words and behavior. What men think is appropriate is many times completely opposite of what women think is appropriate. Misconceptions and misunderstandings lead to behaviors that are construed as hostile work place harassment. There are several specific behaviors that remain pervasive in the workplace.
Posted: 11-12-2011 11:02 PM
Sexual Harassment. Everyone seems to know what it is and yet the stories in the media of its occurrence seem to be unending. The latest high profile alleged perpetrator is Herman Cain, but Mr. Cain is in a long line of men and women who have had their careers jeopardized by sexual harassment charges. So why does it still occur if most people are educated on it. There are many reasons, but the most prevalent are a sense of invincibility due to power, the belief that by the perpetrator that he or she is different than others and simple ignorance. The effect of all three of these reasons can be mitigated by organization-wide sexual harassment training.
Posted: 07-02-2011 09:41 PM
Sexual harassment videos are one of the most effective tools available to a trainer when educating employees on this sensitive topic. The visual aspect of video training makes the training more memorable and therefore the learning sticks. Sexual harassment training can be uncomfortable for both trainers and participants. Videos do the "heavy lifting" so to speak and make the training less difficult and uncomfortable. In addition, sexual harassment videos are thoroughly researched and developed. They save the trainer time and effort. Here are the most popular/best-selling programs of 2011.
Posted: 05-22-2011 10:03 PM
In the workplace we all have labels - manager, supervisor, line-worker, assistant, electrician, engineer. We accept these labels without much thought because they help define our roles in our work life, however there are other labels that unfortunately crop up in the workplace. These other labels are dangerous and in some case bring sexual harassment. Every organization's sexual harassment training should encompass this topic.