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The Right Kind of Wrong: Crafting Plausible Incorrect Answers In Training

Several years ago, I took a training on workplace safety. To this day, there's a question from that training that's stayed with me:

An unauthorized stranger has entered your workspace. What should you do?

A) Say, "We keep the toxic chemicals over here—follow me!"
B) Spring from your seat and tackle the stranger to the ground.
C) Follow our company's policy.
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2021 Outlook: Five Compliance & Ethics Things To Set Up For Success

Well, we made it to 2021.

I think most of us came into this year just happy we turned the page on 2020, and were cautiously optimistic for something – err, anything – better than the personal and collective hand we were dealt last year. But with the disturbing events that have occurred within the first week of January, the bar is still quite low.

So how do you focus to set up a winning formula for 2021? Here are five things to do right now:

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Oilwoman Magazine Interviews Neha Gupta On Building An Inclusive Workforce

Article originally published by Oilwoman Magazine on 1/12/21. For link to the original article, click here. Interview conducted by Tonae Hamilton, Associate Editor, Oilman Magazine.

The last year has helped shed a major light on the issues existing within our workplaces, including lack of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts on behalf of many businesses, and inequality and bias within the overall workforce. In response to the general public, many companies across various industries have focused on implementing DEI initiatives or have expanded upon their existing efforts.

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Some Assembly Required: 3 Tips for Writing Clear Compliance Training

Last weekend, my husband and I put together a sofa table that we recently purchased. When given the option to pay extra to have a professional assemble it for us, we scoffed, "Absolutely not! How hard can it be to put a sofa table together?"

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[Infographic] The Intellectual Property Landscape

We’re all about data at True Office Learning, and that extends to the data generated by the millions of people across a wide range of industries who have taken our courses over the years. The decisions users make in response to our real-world scenarios reveal concrete trends regarding what knowledge employees bring to the course and where the universal gaps are.

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Adapting Compliance Training in the Age of COVID

Carly Chasin, PhD is a manager of Instructional Design for OTS courses here at True Office Learning. She is responsible for overseeing and developing much of the world-class compliance training content that helps hundreds of organizations become more ethical. 

2020 did not go the way I expected.

In my personal life, I adapted in ways big and small. My spare bedroom became a home office, my living room became a makeshift gym, and my twice-postponed 150-person country club wedding became a socially distant, 10-person beach affair.

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'Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable': Q&A With Neha Gupta

Originally published by Thrive Global, as part of their series "5 Steps We Must Take to Truly Create an Inclusive, Representative, and Equitable Society"

It isn’t fun to realize that you or someone you love has biases. It’s not an easy conversation to have with yourself or anyone else to acknowledge those biases and challenge them, but we simply don’t have a choice if we want to build a better world. Self-reflect: What are your biases? What does an equitable society mean for you? Ask the difficult questions: Why do you say that? Would you say the same if the person wasn’t ___? Do you know that you do ___ every time you come across a ___ person? Encourage others to do the same and welcome the uncomfortable conversations. It’s the only way to grow.

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