Help! I Think My Employee is Being Harassed

Help! I Think My Employee is Being Harassed

Culture and Compliance
As leaders, it’s our job to know when employees are being harassed and it’s also our job to listen to our employees with open ears and no biases. While there are laws that define what harassment is and how you can detect it, as leaders, we must approach every situation with that knowledge and the ability to detach ourselves from our biases. Dealing with workplace harassment isn’t always easy, but the team at ProKnowledge has some tips to help you determine when you are dealing with workplace harassment and what steps you need to take. Keep reading to learn what those tips are.  3 Actions if One of Your Employees Thinks They're Being Harassed Document Everything As a manager, you want to make sure you document everything that comes across…
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Asking for Civility in the Workplace

Asking for Civility in the Workplace

Coaching and Consulting, Culture and Compliance, Management and Leadership
In the workplace, it’s easy to have different personalities and attitudes that can create a hostile work environment. As humans, it’s in our nature to defend ourselves and what we think is right, but this isn’t always the best attitude to have when in a work environment. When a work environment becomes hostile due to issues with coworkers, issues over something someone said, or someone’s feelings being hurt, it can create an environment where no one wants to work or feels safe — ultimately decreasing productivity and detracting from your corporate culture. When Civility is Missing from the Workplace Incivility is defined as a lack of respect for someone else’s feelings, their possessions or property, and includes various actions, including things we may not consider, such as leaving a shared…
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Talking About Diversity at Work

Talking About Diversity at Work

Culture and Compliance, Management and Leadership, Workplace Styles and Assessments
Today’s world is much more aware of social issues and how they affect our world as a whole. With this heightened awareness, we have noticed that our clients are more hesitant to talk about these very sensitive topics and issues. But each day, we bring who we are, our experiences, and how we look at the world to work with us every day. Whether you’re working in a brick-and-mortar store, in an office, or remotely, it’s important to know how to have sensitive conversations, as well as make everyone involved feel safe and comfortable in their work environment. In one of our previous podcasts, we discuss how employers and managers can promote the importance of diversity awareness in a way that feels safe to everyone in the organization. Using the…
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