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 evening.
Following a 10-day pause to judge its processes, Sebastian mentioned the corporate held conferences with group members to “dig by each misstep” and determine “communication and … teamwork challenges” that resulted in accusations of LMG’s high quality points. He added that the corporate will not insist on importing movies day by day and can decelerate to confirm its content material is correct.
Sebastian didn’t immediately deal with 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 outdoors consultants to evaluate its insurance policies in 2018, later contracting with an unbiased agency to deal with HR points, and finally including an in-house HR division. In a press release at first of its manufacturing pause, Sebastian informed us, “Our HR group can be conducting a extra thorough evaluation of the allegations, and after we are prepared, we’ll launch a extra full assertion.”
Sebastian mentioned 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 vital. LMG will, he mentioned, use a newly fashioned error-checking group group, presently consisting of “fewer than 10 extraordinarily educated” Linus Tech Suggestions group 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 tips and enhancing merchandise monitoring for merchandise LMG has been despatched for testing. He says the corporate now has a system for monitoring the standing of merchandise offered to LMG to keep away from future confusion concerning “gadgets that begin out as we don’t want it again after which flip right into a mortgage afterward.”
Later within the video, Sebastian talked in regards to the firm’s advantages, highlighting group 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 current on-line harassment skilled by LMG workers.
We’ve reached out to Linus Media Group for extra remark however didn’t obtain a response by press time.