Read the latest news reports and coverage on harassment, discrimination and workplace bullying issues, and learn how Work Shield is a proven resource to protect organizations, people and cultures – all at the same time.
In his article, Jared Pope, Founder and CEO of Work Shield, delves into workplace harassment and assesses the evolution of workplaces in response to the #MeToo movement, providing insights on the lessons learned and changes made in the five-plus years since its inception. His analysis sheds light on the ongoing transformation of workplace culture and policies concerning harassment.
Jared Pope underscores the significance of repairing a fractured relationship with an employee by emphasizing the need for transparency, open dialogues, clear policies, and the implementation of a robust incident management platform. These key elements can help foster trust and communication, leading to the restoration of a productive and harmonious working relationship.
Learn about what workplace bullying and harassment is, the root causes, the negative effects of not handling misconduct, and preventative policies in this interview with CEO Jared Pope.
Podcast host Madeleine Collins and CEO Jared Pope discuss the broken system discuss the broken system for reporting workplace misconduct and the problem with anonymous hotlines.
CEO Jared Pope shares with business leaders the growing importance of several HR tech tools, including full-service incident management platforms and tools that prioritize people analytics.
With the advent of generative AI, many workers are fearful that their jobs may be replaced, causing uncertainty and anxiety in their workplaces. Work Shield’s CEO Jared Pope offers advice to business leaders on how to address this anxiety to alleviate such fears with transparency and increased employee engagement.
Work Shield’s CEO Jared Pope provides candid insight into his background and what lead to the idea of creating Work Shield as an innovative, third-party solution to managing organizations’ workplace misconduct. Jared discusses other relevant topics ranging from quiet quitting to today’s business challenges.
At a time when many companies are trying to “do more with less,” employees in turn are feeling overwhelmed and overworked. Seven industry experts, including Work Shield’s CEO, Jared Pope, weigh in on how to increase employee engagement and recognition when company budgets are impacted by today’s economic times.
“For employers who think quiet quitting and firing aren’t plaguing the workplace: think again.” Work Shield’s Jared Pope offers his expertise on quiet quitting and how it is impacting workplace culture.
Work Shield’s Jared Pope offers his insight on the impact of clique culture within a workplace and the damage that it can cause, as well as how to handle cliques within an organization.
Eliminating employee benefits is never easy for business leaders as there is the fear of possible employee fallout. Work Shield CEO and Founder Jared Pope advises that honest communication is one of the most crucial components for minimal fallout when removing employee benefits.
Work Shield’s Jared Pope offers his perspective on adjusting expectations for workplace relationships including behavior that goes beyond annoying and disruptive as well as when it might be time to involve a manager or even HR.
Work Shield CEO and Founder Jared Pope provides insight to business leaders on how to handle re-engaging former employees so the experience can be a positive one for all involved.
What’s in store for the workplace in 2023? Work Shield CEO and Founder Jared Pope shares his insights into the workforce trends of the new year, along with other thought leaders and HR professionals.
Some workplace situations are best handled by a third-party to remove any bias. Work Shield CEO Jared Pope offers an insightful piece of advice surrounding a recent controversial Reddit post where an employer told a colleague that their disability is “not a free pass.”
From recruitment to retention, HR teams serve as the pivotal hub of an organization. The many roles and responsibilities these professionals manage may be difficult to summarize, but this recent article shares insights from 12 leaders who truly get why an HR team is so important.
Recognizing the gross inefficiencies in the way companies currently handle internal misconduct, Jared recognized an opportunity to deliver a better dispute resolution service, that was unbiased, faster, and easier to implement than most “check-the-box” options on the market today.
Zurich Resilience Solutions (ZRS) in North America has found a solution to help customers combat toxic work cultures and improve employee retention.
From a 3D printed vaccine patch to an electric truck, a seawater-powered lamp, and countless other bold innovations, the sixth annual awards honor the products, concepts, companies, policies, and designs that are driving change, tackling issues from climate change to inequality, and so much more.
See the full list of honorees of Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Award in the workplace category.
Reasons why an ESG strategy can help range from avoiding litigation, to fostering a diverse, productive workforce, to ensuring shareholder satisfaction, and more.
Jared began his career practicing workplace benefits, HR and compensation law. But After the rise of the #metoo movement in 2017, Jared realized industry-standard practices and the system were entirely broken. Jared knew he had to improve the system and created Work Shield.
Learning Flexibility – will drive employee well-being and promotion through encouraging specific learning to enhance job performance.
Get to know the finalists in the 2022 Innovation Awards, brought to you by D CEO and Dallas Innovates.
With the job market shifted in favor of workers, employers are struggling to recruit new talent and scrambling to retain their current team members.
Artificial intelligence, machine learning and natural language processing technology have added new dimensions to digital misconduct reporting platforms.
Work Shield is a proven resource to protect organizations, people and cultures – all at the same time.
In the private sector, companies can use the business version of dashboards to keep an eye on all parts of the enterprise and help spot early issues that could blossom into…
More businesses are taking a harder line on vaccine mandates, but doing so could come at a cost.
Jennifer is the Co-founder of Work Shield, the only start-to-finish workplace harassment and discrimination reporting, investigation and resolution solution that…
Remote work has many fans in corporate America today. But it also can lead to some human-resources challenges – and a local company is helping businesses navigate that. Dallas-based Work Shield is seeing growing demand for its services that help.
Companies scramble to adjust to the Delta variant. What a difference a few days can make. Suddenly companies across the country are having to make tough decisions. Should bosses require vaccines and masks? HR and Benefits attorney and Founder and CEO of Work Shield, which provides an innovative platform to help employers address workplace issues, before they escalate into expensive lawsuits, Jared Pope.
Multiple business sectors are seeking guidance on how to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine.
D CEO announces its Corporate Counsel Awards finalists for 2021 including Travis Foster from Work Shield. Now in its twelfth year, the program honors exceptional in-house attorneys throughout the North Texas region.
More ways to relax, being up front about mental health and allowing substantial breaks to accommodate parents are some ways employers can create a better environment and prevent employee burnout, says Jared Pope of Work Shield.
The EEOC has updated and expanded their guidelines on COVID-19 vaccination requirements and incentives for employees. In a recent article by Forbes, Work Shield’s own chief legal officer Travis O. Foster shares the legal ramifications of these requirements, and what these updates mean for employers and employees.
Work and the people with whom we do it can be such a source of connection and fulfillment. Companies that create a culture and set of practices to address these ongoing opportunities for misunderstandings so people feel heard, understood, appreciated, and the situation rectified are positioned to avoid discrimination and harassment while enjoying stronger engagement and growth.
Legislation received bipartisan support in Congress and has encouraged activists, experts insist there is much more to be done to combat anti-AAPI discrimination—especially in the workplace..
In a promising time when huge steps are being taken to ensure a more LGBTQ-inclusive workplace, the real work lies ahead of us
Portal 2.0 will offer several new features to upgrade incident reporting and culture data management.
We’re breaking down why, even in a year of cutbacks, companies should invest in initiatives promoting employee well-being and DEI (diversity, equity and inclusion).
As we ended a difficult and unique year and entered a new one, the Training Industry editorial team asked learning leaders to write in with their reflections on 2020 and predictions for 2021.
These are not normal times. That calls for resilience. These standouts have it in spades. Learn more about how Work Shield is adapting to the new workplace – home.
Work Shield is named as one of the top companies influencing Talent and Diversity in North Texas by D CEO Magazine.
As Covid challenges many of our ways of work, some problems persist. Making sure employees have a voice when they’re working from home is as important as having the right practices in place when everyone is in the office.
As part of our series about ‘5 Steps We Must Take To Truly Create An Inclusive, Representative, and Equitable Society’ I had the pleasure to interview Jared Pope.
Without question, Covid-19’s impact has presented challenges never before experienced by companies. One of the most significant impacts is the detrimental effect it has had on advancing diversity and gender equality in the workplace.
Now in its second year, the program from Dallas Innovates and D CEO honors disruptors and trailblazers driving a new vision for North Texas.
Jared Pope, CEO & Founder at Work Shield joins us in this TecHRseries interview to talk about Work Shield’s recent partnership with empathiHR and the inspiration and story behind launching Work Shield.
“Culture starts at the top,” Pope added. “If employers are turning a blind eye to employees engaging in porn during work or on company-owned devices, they are reinforcing a toxic workplace environment.”
Dallas-based Work Shield has a new partnership with an AI-enabled platform to better combat harassment and discrimination in the workplace. In an era of social injustice and a global pandemic, he thinks that’s evermore important.
Workplace harassment and discrimination solution teams up with training platform to continue cleaning up company cultures across the country.
As Governors discuss how to approach the coming months, in particularly how to lift and transition away from shelter at home requirements, companies will have to tackle another challenge that has cropped up during this Pandemic.
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, many apps and platforms have sprung up with goals of everything from easing the the fear of reporting harassment to changing company culture. What impact have they had?
Employees might need help readjusting to collaborating in a shared workplace. With insight from Jared Pope, Founder and CEO of Work Shield, here’s a guide to doing it right.
There’s no doubt we are all trying to make lemonade out of the lemons that COVID-19 has brought to our employees and companies. Here’s how one entrepreneur and his company, Work Shield, are adapting to make lemonade out of lemons.
By protecting those in need, Work Shield maintains the company culture while seeing cases from beginning to end.
As we begin the transition out of pandemic-mode, employers must make broader cultural changes that address the complicated situations of working parents in order to protect company cultures and retain top talent.
We’ve collected crucial tips from 10 top leaders guiding their companies through these unprecedented challenges.
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Now more than ever, HR professionals are tasked with serving the ever-changing needs and direction of their companies, while also managing and meeting the needs of their employees.
In this post-#MeToo environment, women are becoming more emboldened to take a stand against sexual harassment, especially in the workplace.
Our fifth profile covers the founder of Work Shield and commoditizing the legal industry.
In 2019, more women were ready to come forward with reports of sexual harassment in the workplace than ever before. And a big part of this is providing the right channels of communication.
News of new and improved products and tools from Work Shield, Principal, Onegevity Health, Fidelity, Castlight Health, BPAs, Bento, Beddr, and more.
Dallas-based Work Shield is looking to provide protection to companies and their workforces.
“Employers are desperately searching for ways to address this cultural issue within the business and corporate sector,” says Jared Pope, founder of Work Shield.
Specialized leaders in human resources, business and law practices join company’s strategic Advisory Board committee, while experienced technology partner joins Work Shield.
An in-depth interview with Work Shield’s Founder and CEO.
A risk attorney turned startup founder, Jared Pope is on a mission to change the way workplace harassment is handled—by taking out the fear