May 26, 2022 | Carole Walters
Welcome to Traliant’s Compliance Blog. We bring together compliance experts and eLearning veterans who have seen it all — the good, the bad and, especially, the ugly. From working with HR professionals across many industries, we understand the challenges of today’s complex workplace.
This blog features articles on the latest court rulings and laws as they relate to ethics and compliance, along with timely workplace conduct and culture issues. We also share our observations and learnings from the organizations and professionals with whom we are honored to work with. We encourage you to join the conversation.
May 24, 2022 | Mark Hudson
The start of Pride Month on June 1 is an opportunity to highlight diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives and promote inclusive behaviors that enable LGBTQ+ employees to bring their authentic selves to work and more fully contribute to the organization’s success. Learning about and understanding the perspectives and experiences of LGBTQ+ employees can improve team communication and effectiveness, increase engagement and productivity and help attract and retain talent.
May 17, 2022 | Mark Hudson
People are often unaware of how their words or actions can send the wrong message to others with different experiences and perspectives than their own. Unintentional slights, snubs or insults – also known as microaggressions – are rooted in unconscious bias and can leave others feeling judged, misunderstood, disrespected and excluded.
May 12, 2022 | Carole Walters
Many businesses hire temporary workers over the summer months to meet increased business demands. Ensuring summer employees and their managers receive proper training is essential to creating a good seasonal work experience and keeping an organization compliant with state and federal laws.
May 10, 2022 | Carole Walters
By creating a psychologically safe workplace, organizations can strengthen efforts to promote mental health and wellbeing and reduce mental health stigma. People who experience psychological safety at work know they won’t be embarrassed or punished for speaking up, voicing a dissenting opinion and being their authentic selves — including asking for the help and treatment they need.
Concern for employees’ mental health has moved to the forefront as workers face new stresses and challenges, inside and outside of the workplace. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) reports that while people are being more open about their mental health with others since the pandemic, mental health challenges continue to rise. Recognizing the importance of mental well-being is one of the ways that organizations can destigmatize mental health and more effectively address the needs of all employees.