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Skillsoft + Convercent: Expanding Compliance Training to Drive Business Outcomes

 

Over the last two years, ethics in the workplace has taken on a new meaning. We have seen the growth of three approaches: top-down, brand-driven and employee activism. For each approach the following examples springs to mind ─ Starbucks’ CEO Kevin Johnson taking action after the Philadelphia incident, Nike’s TV commercial narrated by Serena Williams talking about the barriers females athletes face and Google employees walking out after hearing the news about how the company dealt with sexual misconduct allegations against Andy Rubin.Read more

An Update on Recent State Harassment Training Requirements

 

An Update on Recent State Harassment Training Requirements, and a Look Ahead to Possible Changes to Federal Law

In recent posts, we discussed developments in both California and Delaware law, which have expanded employers’ obligations to provide harassment training to employees.  In addition, both New York State and New York City have implemented laws aimed at reducing the incidence of sexual harassment in the workplace.Read more

Streamlining Access to Training Content for Federal Employees

Streamlining Access to Training Content for Federal Employees

For the past ten years, nearly all the federal agencies have licensed Skillsoft’s training content that support the federal acquisition workforce with opportunities to participate in continuous learning activities through their agency Learning Management Systems (LMS).

Recently, Skillsoft collaborated with the Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI) to identify and review continuous learning opportunities which align with the FAC-P/PM competencies to assist the federal acquisition workforce in meeting their continuous learning point (CLP) requirements.Read more

Why Every Organization Needs a Business Continuity Plan

Why Every Organization Needs a Business Continuity Plan

As spring arrives, businesses are once again facing the potential and sometimes disastrous impact of adverse weather conditions and natural disasters like high winds, flooding, wildfires, mudslides, and tornadoes. In recent decades, these events are occurring with higher frequency and severity.Read more

School Bullying Graduates to the Workplace. Here’s How We Stop It.

School Bullying Graduates to the Workplace. Here’s How We Stop It.

October is the month of apple picking, hayrides, carving pumpkins and trick-or-treating on Halloween. It is also National Bullying Prevention Month. More than one out of every five students are bullied. The type of bullying students experience includes being made fun of, called names, pushed or shoved and the destruction of personal property.Read more