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Workplace Answers Revamps its Diversity Benefits Course


Dec 17, 2012

New Diversity Training Program Helps Employers Understand Diversity Benefits

Austin, Texas – Workplace Answers’ (workplaceanswers.com) newest release is a refined “Diversity Benefits for All Employers” training course. The new course enhancement provides key updates in workplace diversity training, including an atheistic layout and legal amendments. It should be used in place of former versions.

“It’s best to train all employers and employees that there is a significant difference between tolerance and acceptance, as well as between affirmative action and diversity programs. Proper training empowers employees to learn their own biases and incorporate diversity principles in their workday.” – Sondra Solovay, Esq.

Legal protections often interact and intertwine with diversity issues. There are many different diversity categories protected by law, as well as several emerging and beneficial categories. Every employee should understand these categories, and know when anti-discrimination laws come into play.

 

The updated diversity training course, “Diversity Benefits for All Employers”, provides legal coverage, while teaching the importance of embracing workplace diversity. This 50-minute diversity program works with harassment prevention courseware to offer guidance on how diversity principles interact with unlawful harassment policies. It also covers topics such as: 

  • The origin of, and damage by, stereotypes
  • What an implicit bias is and how to avoid it
  • Advanced concepts such as intersectionality – where multiple dimensions of diversity exist simultaneously
  • Categories protected by law, and emerging and beneficial categories
  • Prevention to deal with problems before they escalate
  • The importance of inclusions and respect

Workplace Answer’s online courseware features interactive functions that keep learners from getting bored, while supplying valuable information on diversity benefits. This new photo course demonstrates realistic storylines and real life examples that emphasize the importance of embracing diversity in the workplace. A policy acceptance feature and an executive message are also included.   

 

Organizations that implement workplace diversity training initiatives have a competitive advantage in both local and global markets, because they can capitalize on an array of strengths that people from different backgrounds can bring to the workplace. Online diversity training is the best and most convenient way to guarantee that all employees understand how they can contribute to and benefit from a diverse workforce. Online diversity training is convenient, easy to use and doesn’t take away from too much of any employee’s valuable time.

 

ABOUT WORKPLACE ANSWERS:

 

Workplace Answers is the premier provider of online human resources training solutions in the US. All of our interactive training resources are simple to use and highly effective at educating an organization’s workforce. The Austin, Texas based company was founded on the notion that organizations needed a new approach for workplace harassment training, diversity training and discrimination prevention. Workplace Answers the only compliance e-learning company featured in the INC 5000 list of fastest growing companies in 2010, 2011 and 2012.To access the library of reference materials that Workplace Answers has assembled from their monthly webinar series as well as their collection of white papers, visit the Learning Resources center. Please visit Workplace Answers to learn more.

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