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How Does a Conference Ombuds Add Value to a Conference?

August 18, 2022

An ombuds is an independent, neutral, confidential, and informal resource to help conference participants solve conflicts. Ombuds do this through conflict management, recommendations, improved organization coordination, knowledge of organization policies, hand-crafted training, and an anonymous reporting structure.

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Benefits of an Outsourced Ombuds Office

January 28, 2022

Ombuds help employees feel more recognized, respected, and heard. As a confidential and neutral resource, they listen to employees and help direct them to the right places to make sure their complaint is dealt with. Outsourced ombuds, who can provide the same benefits at reduced costs and with more flexibility, are a cost-effective measure for companies to effectively manage conflict.

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Five Key Considerations When Choosing a Mediation Training Program

July 28, 2021

So you want to become a mediator? Perhaps you were able to help colleagues or family members work through their differences and you found the role fulfilling. Perhaps someone suggested that you would make a good mediator. Or maybe the idea of becoming a neutral who works with others to help them resolve their differences is a role that fits with your personality and professional goals.

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