work from home is more productive than in office work

Is Working From Home More Productive?

08/09/2020

Lessons Learned From Past And Present Work-From-Home Experience For most of my career, working from home or in some form of remote capacity was met with resistance by many. One of the most challenging obstacles to this discussion (as to whether it was a good or bad idea) was traditional ways of think with blinders…

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the big awk

“The Big Awkward” Virtual Program

07/19/2020

A month ago, our nation was reeling from a series of violent events and news happenings.  Many of our friends and colleagues reached out with questions about how they could appropriately react in their workplace to address the current climate. In response to this overwhelming demand for guidance, we are thrilled to announce “The Big…

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Demonstrators in favor of LGBT rights rally outside the US Supreme Court on Oct 8, 2020.

Once Upon A Time – Civil Rights Didn’t Mean Anything

06/17/2020

Up until June 15th, employers in over half the States in the Nation could fire someone simply because they were Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual or Transgender.  As astonishing as they may sound to some, to others it was a very real fact of life.  We are amid a significant Black Lives Matter movement and the timing…

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anti-racism in the workplace

The Balance Between Race and Being Human

06/04/2020

The Road to Anti Racism In The Workplace A client of mine reminded me of a delicate balance that so many of us often forget, being color agnostic at work, does not mean you need to be inhumane to people with differences.  What is interesting to me as an EEO investigator and trainer, I am…

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Zoom for Dummies – preorder now

05/12/2020

Okay so this post is a little out of my norm, but I have a friend who is engaged by Wiley Company and additional participation by Zoom to author a book on Zoom for Dummies.  There is everything from Zoom basics to the many things  many of us are learning and don’t even know about…

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COVID-19 Outbreak - Employees Working from Home - Its Time to Prepare.

Maintaining Focused Work At Home Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak

03/14/2020

The Coronavirus is Scary – But Presents Employers With An Opportunity! During this trying time in the US, many companies have moved to work-from-home production. Employers and employees are setting up their WFH office spaces in the hopes that they can slow the outbreak of COVID-19 among their friends, families, and our population as a…

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NJ Mandated Law for Anti-Harassment and Discrimination Training

NJ Mandated Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Training

02/20/2020

New Jersey Is Playing Catch-Up As The Progressive State New Jersey has a long history of being at the forefront of providing legislative activity around sexual harassment and discrimination.  To put this in perspective, NJ passed the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) roughly 20 years BEFORE the Civil Rights of 1964.  NJ also has…

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Effective EEO training

Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Risk Management

02/09/2020

Our Jobs Are Easier… and More Complicated Than Ever Before! I have been a Human Resources leader for a couple of decades, turned neutral workplace investigator and educator around sexual harassment and discrimination issues in the workplace. I have experienced the many practical challenges we all have around integrated sound training, education and solid risk…

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LGBTQ Worker Rights

LGBTQ Discrimination Decision from the US Supreme Court

02/02/2020

US Supreme Court Decision Hanging in the Balance of LGBTQ Discrimination Surprisingly to some, in 2020 people can be legally fired from their job because of their sexual preferences and gender identity.  Certainly, there are varied social opinions surrounding these matters. Regardless of your political, religious and social views, these issues are being actively discussed…

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Harvey Weinstein Arraigned On Rape And Criminal Sex Act Charges

A New Year, A New Decade | #MeToo Continues as Harvey Weinstein Trial Begins

01/26/2020

A New Year, A New Decade, #MeToo, Harvey Weinstein Trial Begins – bringing a closure to what is surely a first chapter in a new story around sexual harassment, discrimination and gender equality in the workplace. The United States of America was founded in part in the quest of equality and has continued as a…

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Stop discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace

A New Year’s Resolution For Every Business

01/18/2020

Reduce Workplace Sexual Harassment & Discrimination This year, help reduce your companies’ risk and help your employees at the same time.  New York City shows a 22% increase in sexual harassment cases. This is a good reminder if you haven’t met the mandated sexual harassment and discrimination training requirements, you should do this ASAP.  EEO Training…

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Discrimination at work

Employers Under Scrutiny for Methods of Handling Sexual Harassment & Discrimination

12/15/2019

Employers are under scrutiny for the way they are handling possible matters of sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace. The #MeToo movement has been a beacon of change to help create a forum for possible victims to come forward about sexual harassment or discrimination in the workplace. Part of this increased scrutiny employers are…

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