Compliance Blog

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.

Complying with Consumer Privacy Laws Strengthens Customer Relationships

April 28, 2022 | Mark Hudson

consumer privacy laws

As consumers become more careful about the personal data they share, and regulators step up privacy requirements and enforcement, it’s incumbent upon organizations to implement policies, practices and training to comply with laws granting consumers more control over how their data is collected and used.

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5 Things You Should Never Do in a Remote Interview

April 26, 2022 | Maggie Smith

remote interview

This article by Traliant VP of Human Resources Maggie Smith was originally published in Fast Company.

As employers across industries look to fill millions of job vacancies in today’s hot labor market, now’s the time to review interview and hiring practices to ensure a fair employment process.

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6 Steps to Address Microaggressions in the Workplace and Improve Inclusion

April 22, 2022 | Mark Hudson

Microaggressions in the Workplace

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 – can leave others feeling judged, misunderstood and excluded, and undermine diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.

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5 Ways Cyber Security Awareness Training Strengthens Your Data Privacy and Information Security Compliance Program

April 14, 2022 | Carole Walters

Cyber Security Awareness

Raising employee awareness of their responsibility to protect data privacy and information security is a critical step in complying with data privacy laws and regulations, fostering trust among employees, clients, customers, partners and communities, and avoiding costly fines and potential lawsuits. 

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4 Reasons Why Employees Need PCI-DSS Compliance Training

April 12, 2022 | Mark Hudson

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards

Choosing to accept credit and debit card transactions as a convenient form of customer payment comes with a responsibility to comply with card brand rules for protecting cardholder data. Collectively set by Visa, MasterCard, JCB, American Express and Discover, these rules are known as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS) and include annual employee training on how to properly accept, transmit and store card transactions and report card fraud and data breaches. 

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