Tag: Diversity

Diversity Training: True or False?

Yesterday’s Advisor provided a quick diversity training exercise on the potential for legal trouble from certain comments managers might make. Today we’ll go over a true-false quiz that could help you in your diversity training.

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It’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month

By Bridget Miller October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), and it’s a good time to ensure that your managers are trained to understand of their compliance responsibilities. Guest columnist Bridget Miller explains the facts surrounding NDEAM and what it means for employers.

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A Handy Handout for Diversity Training

Effective diversity training will train employees on the following goals: Recognize the impact of workplace diversity. Understand its benefits and challenges. Create varied, yet cohesive, work teams. Here’s a brief handout that outlines why diversity is important in the workplace—and how to make it work. 10 Ways to Maximize the Benefits of Workplace Diversity Respect […]

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Do You Train on Diversity as a Competitive Advantage?

Ernst & Young, LLP, which ranked among the top 10 companies on DiversityInc’s “2014 Top 50 Companies for Diversity” list and the 2014 National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) “Top Companies for Executive Women,” has demonstrated a sustained commitment to diversity and inclusiveness. The firm, which was ranked third on the DiversityInc Top 50 list […]

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Include Autism in Your Diversity Training

This interview first appeared on HR.BLR.com and was conducted by BLR editor Elaine Quayle. Q: What are some best practices to help workers with autism learn job-related tasks and assimilate into the workplace? A: Give them a little extra time to get used to their new routine and environment and give them a lot of […]

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Do You Include Autism in Your Diversity Training?

Patty Pacelli, author of the book, Six Word Lessons for Autism Friendly Workplaces, gives us her expert insight into the employer benefits from becoming an autism-friendly workplace. Her book addresses issues including disability laws, reasonable accommodations, unwritten social expectations, and the best and worst jobs for people on the autism spectrum. Pacelli says that with […]

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Train Employees to Protect Themselves from Identity Theft

Here is an effective Q&A presentation on the basics of identity theft and how employees can protect themselves. What Is Identity Theft? Identity theft is the use of personal information, such as your name, credit card number, Social Security number, without your permission, to commit fraud or other crimes. How Can Thieves Access Information? There […]

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Train Supervisors to Explain 401(k)s

Because 401(k)s are such an important benefit, employees are likely to have many questions about how the plan works and how they can make their money grow. Your supervisors should be able to field basic questions about your 401(k) plan and help employees learn what they need to know to make informed investment choices and […]

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Be Careful When Training Older Generations

Today’s Advisor contains answers from our “Ask the Expert” feature on HR.BLR.com.. The question is, “Is it permissible to exclude employees from training if they are expected to retire soon?” Here is how our expert responded: Especially in light of the economy, it is understandable that an employer would want to invest its training dollars […]

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Train Employees to Prepare ‘Bug Out Bags’

FederalNewsRadio/WTOP Radio Special Correspondent Mike Causey cautions that a dangerous workplace incident—whether an act of violence or an act of nature—can happen anywhere or anytime. So, says the ex-Marine, it is just common sense that employees “take care of themselves” and not rely on their employer to give them everything they need to shelter in […]

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