Linus Media Group (LMG) founder Linus Sebastian defined LMG’s HR insurance policies and the way it will enhance accuracy and ethics in a video posted to YouTube final night time.
Following a 10-day pause to guage its processes, Sebastian stated the corporate held conferences with workforce members to “dig by means of each misstep” and establish “communication and … teamwork challenges” that resulted in accusations of LMG’s high quality points. He added that the corporate will now not insist on importing movies day by day and can decelerate to confirm its content material is correct.
Sebastian didn’t straight tackle sexual harassment allegations just lately levied by a former worker, Madison Reeve. Sebastian detailed adjustments to its HR construction over the yr, together with hiring exterior consultants to overview its insurance policies in 2018, later contracting with an impartial agency to deal with HR points, and finally including an in-house HR division. In a press release firstly of its manufacturing pause, Sebastian instructed us, “Our HR workforce can be conducting a extra thorough evaluation of the allegations, and once we are prepared, we are going to launch a extra full assertion.”
Sebastian stated Linus Tech Suggestions (LTT) now has “a transparent rubric,” which he posted on the LTT boards, “that defines error severity and prescribes the suitable repair,” which might vary from pinned feedback to full reshoots and even complete cancellation of a undertaking if essential. LMG will, he stated, use a newly fashioned error-checking neighborhood group, presently consisting of “fewer than 10 extraordinarily educated” Linus Tech Suggestions neighborhood members, to confirm the accuracy of the corporate’s movies.
Different adjustments are supposed to enhance enterprise transparency, together with publicly publishing the media group’s sponsorship pointers and bettering merchandise monitoring for merchandise LMG has been despatched for testing. He says the corporate now has a system for monitoring the standing of merchandise supplied to LMG to keep away from future confusion relating to “gadgets that begin out as we don’t want it again after which flip right into a mortgage in a while.”
Later within the video, Sebastian talked in regards to the firm’s advantages, highlighting workforce outings, vacation events, and inside giveaways. He mentioned the corporate’s HR insurance policies and division construction, saying the corporate will double its psychological well being counseling contribution later this yr in response to latest on-line harassment skilled by LMG workers.
We’ve reached out to Linus Media Group for added remark however didn’t obtain a response by press time.