Whether you’re searching for a training solution to comply with your state’s requirements or aiming to affirm your company values, you’ve likely come across a plethora of eLearning options and seen that formats range from simple slide-based courses to full video-based training and everything in between.
Did you know that anyone can be an active bystander? The city of Chicago believes in this so strongly that they have recently mandated organizations to provide bystander training for all employees. And we at Kantola are responding.
- Diversity, Equity & InclusionEditor's Picks
Managing diverse teams: 7 steps to unlocking the power of diversity
What does it take for managers to leverage the power of these diverse teams? And, how can you ensure they get the support they need to create an environment that makes employees want to stay? The answer is in cultivating inclusive management practices throughout your organization.
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Managers are critical to DEI success: Kantola launches a new Inclusive Management Series
To be effective, diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) starts with creating awareness and establishing a broad understanding of how employees can help cultivate a more inclusive work environment.
- Harassment Prevention
State of harassment in the industrial and manufacturing sector: 4 steps to making large-scale change
Harassment in the workplace can happen anywhere, but in the manufacturing and industrial sectors, it can pose a major risk by exacerbating an already critical issue: a shortage of talent. Let’s look at what the statistics tell us about harassment in this industry, why it’s critical to address it, now more than ever, and explore some concrete steps for making large-scale change.
- Harassment Prevention
State of harassment in tech: How to reinvent culture for transformative change
At its core, organizations must ensure they have a harassment-free culture where everyone feels psychologically safe—setting a platform from which people can feel included, valued and appreciated. Let’s explore the way forward by looking at some of the most recent statistics on harassment and discrimination in the tech industry, come to grips with why harassment prevention must be at the top of the list when it comes to organizational priorities and identify concrete steps that you can take to get there.
The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) released a report in 2020 alongside the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund as a response to the #MeToo movement that swept the nation in 2017. The data revealed nearly one in five people (18 percent) said they had experienced discrimination or harassment based on gender and other aspects of their identities in the workplace—and that was two years ago.
- Diversity, Equity & InclusionEditor's PicksHarassment Prevention
How to strengthen harassment training and improve workplace culture
According to a recent survey by employee feedback management platform All Voices, 44% of full-time workers experienced harassment at work in the form of personal harassment and bullying, discriminatory harassment and bias, or online harassment and cyber bullying. Further, 48% have witnessed others experience harassment at work, 52% have not felt psychologically safe at work and 34% left a job because of unresolved harassment issues.
Research finds that empathy is not only a nice-to-have, but the glue and accelerant for business transformation in the next era of business. Empathy’s ability to create a culture of trust and innovation is unmatched, and this previously overlooked trait must be at the forefront of businesses across all industries.
- Behind the ScenesDiversity, Equity & Inclusion
Shaping a meaningful story: A look inside the creation of Kantola’s DEI training course
In this Q&A, learn how Kantola developed its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) training course, using compelling narratives and real-life scenarios.