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Avoid Costly HR Mistakes and Set Your Business up for Success Module #4: Addressing harassment and bullying in the workplace

CEDF offices
965 E. Main St.
Meriden, CT 06450


Follow this link to sign up for all five modules at once.

Cheryl Chester, practice leader – organizational effectiveness, Kardas Larson Human Resources Consulting

The repercussions from inappropriate conduct of employees and leaders have filled the news recently and focused attention on the responsibilities of the owners of businesses, both large and small, to create a climate that protects other employees. Find out what you must do to get on and stay on the safe side of this difficult issue.   Module cost $49, CEDF clients $25.

In Module #4 your instructor will help you: 

Cheryl Chester


  • Review guidelines for addressing harassment and bullying.
  • Apply these guidelines in your workplace.
  • Provide guidelines for your employees.
  • Identify warning signs in your workplace.


Cheryl’s more than 25-year-career as a human resource professional has been focused on leadership and organizational development. Her work integrates key business initiatives with an emphasis on leaders as the critical drivers of employee engagement, employee retention, and as change champions. She has held leadership and organizational development positions in multiple industries, including financial services and utilities, providing thought leadership to senior leaders to help implement business-focused development solutions. Cheryl holds an MS degree in Human Resources from SUNY Albany and a BS degree in Music from Nazareth College in Rochester, New York. She is certified in several development tools and methodologies including: 360 Leadership Assessments, Situational Leadership, Myers Briggs, Organizational Development, Organization Change, and Cultural Compass.



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