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Hitting the Refresh Button on Your Ethics & Compliance Training Program

The role of ethics and compliance training in businesses is getting a lot of attention lately. While it’s always been an important part of any mid- or large-sized organization, COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement have forced many companies to get more introspective on how effective and enlightening their training programs really are. With...

Redirecting the Conversation from Whistleblowing to Speaking Up

Whistleblowing has enjoyed a long history of protection in the United States, with the first whistleblowing legislation taking place on July 30, 1778 – just seven months after the Declaration of Independence was signed. But over that time, the term “whistleblower” has experienced a swing in public perception, causing both positive and negative reactions from...

Transforming Company Culture: Instilling the Ethical Mindset that Stops Bad Behavior

Imagine a business where every employee worked together towards a common goal. A workplace so inspired by the company’s core values that everyone made a conscious effort to put aside their self-interest to build an organization and culture driven by integrity. While it is unlikely any business could ever achieve this level of perfection, there...

Cybersecurity Training: How to Avoid Becoming a Statistic

According to a Clark School study at the University of Maryland, a cyberattack occurs every 39 seconds in the United States. This might come as no surprise to people who follow the latest security trends, but to those who don’t, it’s a signal that cybercrime is a pressing concern and isn’t going away any time...

5 Ways Ethics and Compliance Training Helps Protect Your Company’s Reputation

Business magnate and philanthropist Warren Buffett once said, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” Last year, the world watched as scandals involving major companies like Facebook, KPMG, Mobile Telesystems, Swiss Bank and multiple other businesses made headlines for...

Taking the Lead in Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

The Black Lives Matter movement has inspired businesses to take a hard look at their diversity and inclusion initiatives to identify gaps and build stronger, more ethical workplaces. Yet many compliance teams are challenged with how to address the issue effectively and make it part of their company’s DNA. While celebrating diversity should be the...

The Future of Compliance Training: Device Agnostics

Employee training has evolved considerably in recent years, ushering in new approaches to learning and innovating training delivery. This modernization of workplace learning, whether in ethics and compliance training or onboarding and job training, has transformed businesses around the world, making them more agile and productive in an increasingly competitive environment. Deciding which training processes...

Addressing Employee Resistance to Cultural Shifts in the Workplace

Change is essential to running any successful business. Without the ability to quickly adapt to changes in technology, markets, and customer expectations, no organization can thrive in the long run. But what happens when the change required of a business is cultural? With COVID-19 still impacting businesses across the country, preserving and strengthening company culture...

Preserving an Ethical Culture and Creating Company Unity in Times of Uncertainty

The COVID-19 outbreak is putting many company cultures to the test. Not only is it radically changing how employees interact with each other and perform, it’s challenging the very workplace beliefs and behaviors that compliance and learning teams have painstakingly put into practice. With all this taking place, organizations may begin to question the sustainability...

Cybersecurity and COVID-19: Preventing Organizational Risks with an At-Home Workforce

Cyberattacks are the fastest growing crime segment in the United States and are expected to cost the world $6 trillion in losses in 2021. Cyberattacks aim to steal private information from businesses and individuals for illegal and nefarious purposes, and come in many forms such as phishing, hacking, and ransomware attempts. In the wake of...
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