Have You Conducted Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Recently (or Ever)?

Today’s Headlines are filled with stories about Inappropriate Workplace Behavior

How can you best protect both your company and your people?

Our comprehensive Respectful Workplace Program provides everyone in your company with the information they need. Your Managers get the tools to prevent or respond to inappropriate workplace issues. Your employees are made aware of how they directly contribute to a respectful workplace as well as the behaviors to avoid.

Respect in the workplace boosts employee productivity and morale as well as greatly reducing the potential liabilities of an employer.

Our training is time efficient, tightly focused, hard-hitting, and provides the tools necessary to create and enhance your respectful workplace. Manager’s sessions are 1.5 hours and employee sessions are 45 minutes, minimizing your employee downtime.

Our Respectful Workplace Program includes:

  • A review of your organization’s current Sexual Harassment policy or providing you with a fully compliant policy if you do not have one.
  • Presenting our Respectful Workplace training to your managers and staff. The training includes
    • Sexual harassment prevention
    • Workplace violence prevention
    • Acceptable use of all electronic communication including social media
    • A clear reporting structure for your employees.
  • Written acknowledgement by each employee that they attended the training and are aware of their responsibilities.

HR Knowledge’s Respectful Workplace Program will help protect your organization by ensuring that all your policies remain compliant and your employees are aware of what is expected of them in the workplace. For more information or to request a proposal, please contact us.

Melissa Gillespie
VP of HR Services at HR Knowledge
With over a decade of HR experience, Melissa brings to our clients a real-world perspective having held positions as a corporate HR manager and a consultant. Since 2010, Melissa has advised and worked with HR Knowledge’s clients in all areas of HR management, including workplace best practices, organizational enhancement, workforce training, performance measurement and compliance. She believes that a strong HR strategy improves a business’s productivity, quality and employee retention. Melissa’s commitment to service mirrors the culture and commitment that HR Knowledge strives to provide to our clients.

Prior to HR Knowledge, Melissa was most recently an independent HR Consultant. In this role, she was a trusted human resources advisor to small- and mid-sized organizations providing guidance, direction and advice about the application or interpretation of human resources and labor policies, as well as practices and procedures in a variety of areas related to human resource management.

Melissa is a certified human resource professional. She graduated summa cum laude from Northeastern University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and a concentration in Leadership. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and New England Human Resources Association (NEHRA).