• October 13, 2021
HCMx Radio 181: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the Workplace

Guest: Stephen Paskoff, President, CEO and Founder, ELI, Inc

Stephen M. Paskoff, Esq., is the founder, president and CEO of ELI, a learning and consulting company that teaches and advises on professional workplace conduct, helping clients translate their values into behaviors, increase employee contribution, build respectful and inclusive cultures, and reduce legal and ethical risk.

Mr. Paskoff is a nationally recognized speaker and author on workplace legal issues. He has written extensively on topics related to workplace compliance and legal issues and how to affect culture change to build lawful, professional operations that align with an organization’s mission and values. He has been named the highest-ranking speaker at the national conference of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and has been selected to speak at a number of other national conferences.

In addition, Mr. Paskoff is a founder and former Co-Chair of the ABA’s Compliance Training and Communication Subcommittee. He has served on the Editorial Board of Workforce Management magazine and is a regular contributor to The Conference Board’s Human Capital Exchange.

Mr. Paskoff has appeared on or been interviewed by a variety of national media outlets, including ABC’s 20/20, CNBC, Christian Science Monitor, Corporate Legal Times, Corporate University Review, Forbes, Fortune, Fox News, HR Executive Magazine, HR Magazine, HR News, HR Reporter, Inc. Magazine, Industry Week, Workforce Management, Federal News Radio, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Training Magazine and USA Today. He is the author of two books, Teaching Big Shots to Behave and Other Human Resource Challenges and Civility Rules! A New Business Approach for Boosting Results and Cutting Risks.

Prior to establishing ELI in 1986, Mr. Paskoff was a trial attorney with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and a partner in a management law firm. He is a graduate of Hamilton College and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and is a member of the Pennsylvania and Georgia bars.

About ELI, Inc.

ELI (Employment Learning Innovations, Inc.) is a training company that helps organizations solve the problem of bad behavior in the workplace. This means more than just preventing discrimination and harassment lawsuits. It’s about addressing the bigger costs of lost productivity, turnover, and brand damage caused by uncivil behavior.

Topics include:

  • The link between values, vision and mission in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • The current state of DE&I
  • How do companies fall short in their DE&I efforts?
  • How ELI addresses DE&I with organizations
  • The importance of behavioral standards on DE&I
  • ELI’s model and its benefits toward DE&I
  • Insights from Stephen’s journey
  • And more!

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