Professional Development should be an ongoing process that continues not only throughout your career but throughout your lifetime! Actively pursuing professional development ensures that your knowledge and skills stay relevant and up to date, allowing you to continue your journey to being your best self.

Check out what these experts in professional development have to teach you that will allow you to excel both personally and professionally!

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$49.99
120-Minute Video Course
Drawing The Line – CA Managers Sexual Harassment

CALIFORNIA MANAGER COURSE

A detailed course on harassment prevention that addresses California AB1825, AB2053, SB396, and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) training requirements. This course is designed especially for supervisors and managers. Workplace bullying (abusive conduct) and gender discrimination are also discussed and addressed in this course.

 

  • 12 Video Modules
  • 2-Hour (required) course
  • Abusive Conduct Education
  • Gender Identity Education
  • Gender Expression Education
  • Sexual Orientation Education

Presented by the experts at Sollah Interactive.

  • Sexual Harassment
  • Abusive Conduct
  • Gender Expression
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Gender Identity


$24.99
60-Minute Video Course
Diversity & Inclusion
ALL IN – Tackling Tough Diversity Dynamics

When it comes right down to it, no one likes tension or conflict in the workplace. But with such a diverse workforce, differences are bound to surface.

ALL IN!™ is designed to provide you with practical skills for recognizing and responding to the diversity and inclusion dynamics that are often grounded in racial and cultural differences. It’s important to remember that racism runs counter to our beliefs in human rights. Some people hope that avoiding awareness and discussion of racial issues is the solution. We need to challenge some of our traditional ways of thinking. Not by calling people out but by calling people in.

This engaging, interactive course will provide participants with practical skills for recognizing and responding to the diversity and inclusion dynamics that are often grounded in racial and cultural differences.

  • Pre-Assessment
  • Key Terms and Definitions
  • "Ouch That Hurts!" (Microaggressions)
  • "Look - I'm Color Blind"
  • "Go Back to Where You Came From"
  • "White Guys Need Not Apply"
  • "She's Young...And a Girl"
  • Intersectionality Explained
  • Learn The B.E.A.T. ™ Model
  • Knowledge Check


$19.99
40-Minute Video Course
Diversity & Inclusion
Everyday Diversity – Recruiting, Hiring, and Retaining Diverse Talent

Are you curious how diversity can help your team be more innovative and impact your culture?

How about keeping that talent once they are in the door?

Finding and hiring diverse talent is often easier said than done. How can we get past potential biases and get the right talent in the door? And how do we keep them?

We want to be able to increase and then maximize the benefits of our organizational diversity… helping us become more innovative, productive and successful. To do that, we’ve got to make an effort to recognize and respond to situations where respect, equity and inclusion are needed – starting with the recruiting and hiring process – and then in everyday interactions.

This 40-minute fast-paced course answers common questions and provides real world tips on finding and keeping diverse talent.

Presented by the experts at Sollah Interactive.

  • Key Terms Defined
  • The Diversity Moment
  • A Look at Bias
  • Selecting Diverse Candidates
  • Avoiding Bias In Hiring
  • Keeping Diverse Candidates
  • Exploring Filters
  • Knowledge Check


$24.99
60-Minute Video Course
Professional Development / OFCCP Compliance
The Consequences of Sexual Harassment For Managers

MANAGER COURSE

Understanding the deep consequences of workplace sexual harassment is paramount to preventing it. Managers and supervisors are held to a higher legal standard in sexual harassment cases.

ENOUGH! is an interactive course providing the education, guidance, and authority to help managers rise to the challenge of preventing, recognizing, and reporting sexual harassment in the workplace. The active bystander concept is also covered. When it comes to workplace sexual harassment… enough is ENOUGH!

Note: For California Managers, please see the course specific to the legal requirements for California.

Presented by the experts at Sollah Interactive.

  • Key Terms and Definitions
  • Short Videos
  • Case Studies
  • Scenarios
  • Your Company's Policy Embedded
  • Post-Assessment Test
  • Bulk-Pricing Discounts


$24.99
60-Minute Video Course
Professional Development / OFCCP Compliance
The Consequences of Sexual Harassment For Employees (Multistate)

EMPLOYEE COURSE

The truth is… without knowing the real consequences of workplace sexual harassment, people are less likely to change. It’s not until we fully understand the ripple effect of sexual harassment and how it dramatically impacts each person within an organization…when enough be will finally be… ENOUGH!

This course meets the requirements (and contains specific information) for the following states:

  • California
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Illinois
  • Maine
  • New York
  • Washington State

Presented by the experts at Sollah Interactive.

  • Key Terms and Definitions
  • Short Videos
  • Scenarios / Case Studies
  • State-Specific Requirements
  • Your Company's Policy Embedded
  • Post-Assessment Test
  • Bulk Pricing Discounts


$199.00
85-Minute Video Course
Professional Development
Giving Great Presentations

Every professional needs to give presentations — sometimes formal speeches, but often informal talks.  And yet, very few of us have ever been taught how to give these types of presentations effectively. In this fun, practical, self-paced course, public speaker and speaking coach David K. Fram, Esq., provides step-by-step lessons for giving great webinars and in-person presentations.

  • 12 Video Lessons (ranging from 5-12 minutes)

Learn the following:

  • How to analyze your audience and refine your message
  • The most effective ways to organize your presentation
  • The importance of harvesting your passion for the topic
  • Techniques for connecting instantly with your audience
  • How to break up your presentation so that your audience doesn’t lose interest
  • Techniques for creating great visuals for webinars and in-person sessions
  • Tips for staying on time and what to do if you run out of time
  • Ending on a strong note

Presented by David K. Fram, Esq.

  • How to analyze your audience and refine your message
  • The most effective ways to organize your presentation
  • The importance of harvesting your passion for the topic
  • Techniques for connecting instantly with your audience
  • How to break up your presentation so that your audience doesn't lose interest
  • Techniques for creating great visuals for webinars and in-person sessions
  • Tips for staying on time and what to do if you run out of time
  • Ending on a strong note


$149.00
60-Minute Workshop
Professional Development
Name, Claim, and Aim Your Strengths!

Gallup researchers have spent 50 years studying the secret to success, excellence, and world-class performance.

Their conclusion:

Leverage your strengths!

Companies, organizations, and institutions are gradually transforming their workplaces from weakness-fixing to strengths-based cultures. In this workshop, you will explore the theory behind the CliftonStrengths® assessment, how to understand your own Signature Strengths, and how to leverage strengths (yours and others) personally and professionally to achieve your greatest potential in the workplace.

Discover why over 18,000,000 people have taken the CliftonStrengths® assessment and how it leads to greater employee engagement in the workplace.

  • 3 Sessions

Note: Participants will need to purchase and take (if they have not already) the CliftonStrengths Assessment. This assessment is a separate charge of $19.99.

The link is available in the course.

Presented by the experts at Purple Ink, LLC

  • First - Take the CliftonStrengths© Assessment
  • Discover the Science behind CliftonStrengths©
  • The Pursuit of Excellence
  • The Power of Strengths in Team Collaboration


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