April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and that is an excellent time to highlight the critical role that effective training and a healthy and respectful organizational culture play in combating sexual misconduct, harassment, and assault in the world’s workplaces.
While legislation is a key strategy in addressing workplace sexual harassment, multiple sources affirm that compliance as the core driver of sexual harassment prevention training typically doesn't produce an effective result. Achieving a future free of workplace sexual harassment will require a seismic shift in corporate culture.
This helpful article explores the topic of sexual harassment training and sexual harassment prevention from a variety of angles. It includes definitions, practical explanations, best practices, and links to statistics and resources.
Selecting and delivering engaging and meaningful sexual harassment prevention training can be a daunting task considering the challenges associated with the topic. This post shows how to select the kind of program that will overcome resistance and change behavior.
A Media Partners survey of Learning & Development Professionals asked about their top-of-mind training topics for the year ahead, and we found that attention is solidly focused on the skills leaders need along with competencies that drive organizational success. See the results.