Interactive Launches Learning for New York State’s New Sexual Harassment Training Requirement

The recent #MeToo and “Time’s Up” movements have had a profound effect on American society, and the topic of sexual harassment in the workplace and how to prevent it, has become a prevalent issue for legislators and employers alike. In April 2018, the New York State and City legislatures both passed new legislation requiring companies to provide anti-harassment compliance training, …

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The Top Compliance Concerns and How to Avoid Them

In 2018, HR compliance continues to be a concern. Although there are many areas that require our attention, there is a core group of concerns that most HR staff and businesses in general agree should get a second glance. This year, some of the things having the largest effect are new technologies being developed, social media, and shifts in societal …

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Compliance Has Gone Mainstream

Unless you’ve recently arrived on planet Earth or have awoken from a long slumber, Rip Van Winkle style, you’ve heard of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For the aliens and sleepers among us, the GDPR, a boring-sounding acronym, is a digital privacy regulation that was introduced on 25 May 2018. It standardizes a wide range of privacy legislation across …

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The Cost of Corruption

“Organizational corruption imposes a steep cost on society, easily dwarfing that of street crime.”– The Normalization of Corruption in Organizations, Blake E. Ashforth and Vikas Anand.     Organisational corruption is a serious and widespread issue that still plagues many industries today. Corruption is, in essence, the abuse of power, and in some cases, the inducement to carry out an …

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Why You Should Train Employees to Behave Ethically, Not Just to be Compliant

“Compliance will always be slightly behind the imagination of the dedicated corruptor”–Philippe Montigny, President of ETHIC Intelligence, Paris     Do you know the difference between ethical behaviour and compliant behaviour? Is it acceptable for employees to simply “follow the rules,” without considering the broader ethical concerns of their actions? While ethics and compliance are two closely related concepts, there …

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Is There a Crisis of Integrity and Ethics?

Rex Tillerson, the former US Secretary of State, recently gave an address to the Virginia Military Institute, where he shared his concerns over “a growing crisis of ethics and integrity” in America.     “If our leaders seek to conceal the truth, or we as people become accepting of alternative realities that are no longer grounded in facts, then we …

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Who Says Compliance Training Has to Be Boring?

“Compliance training is fun,” said no one ever. Compliance content often covers rules and regulations and helps to keep your employees and company out of trouble. But it doesn’t have to be coma inducing. You may be thinking, yeah, right. Or that to make compliance training entertaining, it will cost an arm and a leg. But it doesn’t have to. …

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How Short Can Your Compliance Training Be?

The modern workplace presents a whole host of demands on your time. Between meetings, phone calls, emails – and the odd metaphorical fire to put out – it can feel like a tall order to find the time to complete those occasional – but vital – compliance courses. But it’s not only our time that’s becoming limited – our ability …

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