May Course of the Month: “How to Be a Considerate Coworker”

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The HFC Talent Management Team is excited to announce a special learning opportunity in recognition of the May 14 National Decency Day. The course, which you can take any time, is called “How to Be a Considerate Coworker.”

Lisa Cholnoky, a New York City-based graphic designer, created National Decency Day in 2019 as a response to the divisive public discourse around her, as well as in the news and on social media. Cholnoky discusses the three crucial points to interacting with decency. Our May course, “How to Be a Considerate Coworker,” touches on aspects of all three topic areas:

  1. Active listening
  2. Better understanding
  3. Being compassionate

Course Overview

In this video lesson, viewers will learn general tips for maintaining good workplace etiquette, including:

  1. Thinking before speaking.
  2. Showing up on time.
  3. Avoiding offensive language and images.
  4. Other important considerations for fostering a positive work environment.

Why Participate?

Fostering a respectful workplace culture is essential for productivity and employee well-being. By participating in this course, you will:

  1. Enhance your interpersonal skills.
  2. Build stronger relationships with your colleagues.
  3. Contribute to a more harmonious work environment.

Enroll Today

Take advantage of this opportunity to improve your workplace interactions and contribute to a more positive work environment. Here's how to get started:

  • Visit NEOED.
  • Login with SSO (enter employer code: hfcc).
  • Navigate to Training.
  • Open the course catalog.
  • Enter the course name in the search bar and click "Enroll."

Thank you for your commitment to professional development and creating a respectful workplace culture. Let’s remember the importance of respecting others, being empathetic, and listening without judgment. These qualities are key to creating a positive and inclusive work environment.

Want to LEARN how to be even more considerate?

Check out these other NEOED courses:

  • “A Guide for Healthy Communications”
  • “Increase Your Listening Power”
  • “Mindfulness”
  • “Brain Bites: Empathy & Let Them Know You're Listening”
  • “Bridging the Empathy Disconnect”
  • “Conversation Starters: A Positive Influence and Embracing Change”
  • “Cultivating a Respectful Workplace”
  • “Developing Empathy: Emotional Intelligence Series”
  • “Having Great Conversations”
  • “Let's Talk Respect – It Matters”
  • “Listening Skills”

Here's to a considerate and collaborative May!

For questions or more information, contact the HFC Talent Management Team at

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