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 prevention training from a variety of angles. It includes definitions, practical explanations, best practices, and links to statistics and resources.
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.
This article provides an overview of current information and statistics on workplace sexual harassment along with specific how-to's for effective training and gaining an organization-wide commitment to change.