Month: February 2018

Is It Sexual Harassment to Ask a Co-Worker Out On a Date?

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Dating policies can set expectations for acceptable workplace behavior

preventing sexual harassment - workplace relationshipsNow that preventing sexual harassment has become a year-round priority for organizations, setting boundaries for workplace romances and implementing dating policies can help reduce the risk that consensual relationships can turn into sexual harassment claims.

Because sexual conduct must be unwelcome to be considered harassment under Title VII, consensual relationships generally are not considered harassment. However, dating a co-worker can involve complicated issues such as breakups and favoritism, which can, in some circumstances, be unlawful. Read On

How Can Sexual Harassment Training Be More Effective?

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Here are six things that you can do

How can sexual harassment training be more effective?

Sexual harassment training has come under fire following the wave of high-profile scandals that began last year and shows no signs of stopping.  A question facing many HR professionals is, “Why isn’t sexual harassment training working?”

Perhaps a better question is, “Are you taking the right approach to sexual harassment training?” When done right, training is an effective way to raise awareness and change behavior, which can reduce and prevent incidents of workplace sexual harassment Read On

Traliant Announces Appointments To Leadership Team

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Company Appoints Jeffrey Frankel as Vice President of Marketing and Steven Palazzola as Director of Engineering

MANHATTAN BEACH, CA, February 6, 2018  Traliant, the market innovator in online compliance training, today announced two key appointments to its leadership team to support the company’s rapid growth. Jeffrey Frankel joins Traliant as Vice President of Marketing, and Steve Palazzola joins as Director of Engineering.

Adding these two executive positions reflects the strong customer demand for Traliant’s modern approach to compliance training that focuses on changing behaviors and attitudes, rather than memorizing laws and avoiding liability. Read On