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Companies Keep Mishandling Harassment

Published by Industry Today Here is why companies keep failing when it comes to workplace harassment and critical mistakes leaders make when confronted with claims. Let’s observe managers in action to see how they handle tough workplace conversations. Our study reveals new and surprising data about the mistakes managers are...

People Don’t Report Because Their Managers Don’t Know How to React

There are many reasons that employees are reluctant to report incidents of workplace misconduct or unethical behaviors. According to research reported in the Harvard Business Review, one of the main reasons is that they lack confidence in the willingness and/or ability of their managers and leaders to handle those difficult...

pelotonRPM in the News: Networking Without Fear

Published by ACA International How to ensure your speech and actions at professional events align with your behavior in the office. The rules of the road in your office are probably pretty well-known. Employee handbooks, your policies and procedures, and periodic anti-harassment training set clear expectations for behavior. This not...

pelotonRPM in the News: ‘This is not a lady’s job yet’: EEOC sues dealership for denying woman sales job

By: Lisa Burden, Published in HR Dive (https://www.hrdive.com/news/this-is-not-a-ladys-job-yet-eeoc-sues-dealership-for-denying-woman-sale/562972/) Dive Brief: An Oklahoma-based car dealership refused to hire the only saleswoman on staff when it took over another dealership, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has alleged in a lawsuit.The federal agency said an executive at Landers Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram...

pelotonRPM in the News: Bad Workplace Culture Is on Private Equity’s Profit-Making Radar

Published by GARP (Global Association of Risk Professionals) An investor class with a clear sense of the value of ethical conduct. With total assets under management now in excess of $3 trillion, private equity has grown from a cottage industry into a substantial percentage of the global capital markets. With...

What Walmart’s new gun position says about corporate culture

For many, ‘Checking the box’ to meet minimum legal requirements is no longer adequate. In the wake of two deadly shootings at Walmart stores, the company has announced some dramatic moves regarding gun sales. It will no longer sell handguns and it will discontinue the sale of ammunition that can...

pelotonRPM in the News: Study: Managers don’t know how to handle harassment complaints

By Lisa Burden, HR Dive (https://www.hrdive.com/news/study-managers-dont-know-how-to-handle-harassment-complaints/560971/) Dive Brief: Managers and leaders aren't "well-prepared" to deal with harassment, bias, discrimination, bullying and other workplace issues, according to a study by pelotonRPM, a company that offers virtual, role-play training to prepare teams for critical workplace conversations. The training platform got its study's results...