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7 Critical Reasons ERGs Need (The Right) Software

ERGs need software for several important reasons, but it starts with the need to collect and analyze data for effective group management.

Author: Arash Almasi

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ERG Budget Guidelines: Step-by-Step Guide for ERG Leaders

Creating an ERG budget is no easy task. This post helps define what to include in an ERG budget and how much your budget should be.

Author: Arash Almasi

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How to Start an ERG in 6 Steps: ERG Launching Guide

Among the few employee engagement and development programs seen as “an absolute must-have,” Employee Resource Groups quickly rise to the top. Once a company has…

Author: SAM COOK

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15+ Game-Changing ERG Statistics – 2023 Research Updates for ERGs and DEI

Employee Resource Groups, or ERGs, are now standard at companies across the US. They’re also becoming more established and widespread globally, especially in Canada and…

Author: Toki Toguri

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What Is DEIB? Defining Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Most people are at least partially familiar with diversity, equity, and inclusion, or DEI. But in recent years, this concept has evolved to add another…

Author: LAURA FRANCIS

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ERG vs BRG: What Should I Call My Resource Groups (and Does It Matter?)

What’s in a name? HR leaders tasked with starting resource groups for their companies engage in a fairly big task that’s further complicated by one of…

Author: SAM COOK

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The 10 Most Common Types of ERGs and How to Launch Them

Whether you want to call them Employee Resource Groups, Business Resource Groups, or the rare “Employee Research Groups,” this engagement strategy has a singular purpose:…

Author: Toki Toguri

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Benefits of diversity in the workplace: great for culture, equity, innovation and profitability

There is a growing body of empirical evidence showing workplace diversity leads to better ROI. This holds true, on average, for organizations where DEI is…

Author: LAURA FRANCIS

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What Are Employee Resource Groups (ERGS)? ERG Definition, Purpose, and Types

Employee Resource Groups, or ERGs, are now a standard form of employee engagement, culture building, and retention. They’re nearly ubiquitous at Fortune 500 companies, with…

Author: NICOLE ANELAS

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8 Ways DEI Software Can Increase ERG Leader Productivity

ERG leaders are the lifeblood of any successful employee resource group (ERG) or business resource group (BRG). While not true in all organizations, the ERG…

Author: SAM COOK

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Jumpstart Guide to Building a Women’s Employee Resource Group

Women’s employee resource groups, or women’s ERGs, are not a new concept. In fact, over 90% of Fortune 500 companies have ERGs, while 100% of…

Author: Toki Toguri

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7 Essential Features for ERG Management Software

Almost every large company now has ERGs. In fact, 100% of the companies on Fair360’s DiversityInc Top 50 list now have them.  Furthermore, the average…

Author: NICOLE ANELAS

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4 Key Strategies for Growing ERG Membership & Increasing Visibility

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are now a central part of DEI, employee engagement, and retention strategies. But if you’re staring at low retention and engagement…

Author: NICOLE ANELAS

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How to Create An Effective ERG Leadership Structure

Employee Resource Groups, or ERGs, are an excellent way to offer employees from diverse backgrounds the space they need to learn, grow, and form valuable…

Author: LAURA FRANCIS

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How to Measure Success for an ERG: 6 ERG Metrics and KPIs

Here’s the good news: Most large- and many medium-sized businesses now offer employee resource groups or ERGs. The bad news? ERGs are often poorly structured,…

Author: SAM COOK

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How a Diverse Workplace Can Drive Innovation (Research-Backed)

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) have been hot topics in the business world for years, and for a good reason. Companies that embrace DEI principles…

Author: Toki Toguri

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3 Essential ERG DEI Strategies for 2023

There’s no getting around the need for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in 2023 and beyond. Yet the sensitivity (and sometimes oversensitivity) around DEI has…

Author: NICOLE ANELAS

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What we can learn about Diversity and Inclusion form the Paralympics

Last night I watched for the first time a full Paralympic event – the women’s standing 15-kilometre cross-country ski race. I have to tell you…

Author: LAURA FRANCIS

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The keys to ensuring that employees feel like they belong

A feeling of belonging is not only important in our personal lives, but also extends to our work life. Research released by BetterUp shows that…

Author: SAM COOK

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The Rise of Inclusive Diversity Celebrations

The past four months represents a very active time of year for diversity and inclusion, one that also demonstrates the progress we’ve made in recognizing…

Author: Toki Toguri

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Has Diversity and Inclusion Helped black CEOs?

Here we are in the middle of the 2020 edition of Black History Month, which means it’s a time to look forward as well as…

Author: Toki Toguri

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Women, ERGs and the FDA

The other day I was watching a documentary on the on the history of the Safe Food movement in the USA, something that we today…

Author: LAURA FRANCIS

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Mentorship – Good for Employees, Good for Business

January is National Mentorship Month. That’s welcomed news for all types of organizations, including companies and their associates. Although the official National Mentorship Month initiative…

Author: NICOLE ANELAS

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Merging D&I and Employee Engagement Teams

Earlier this week I had a great conversation with a contact of mine who is in a Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) leadership role at one of North…

Author: SAM COOK

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Inclusion Technology – The Great Leap in HCM Software

Remember when all of the best selling minivans only had a single sliding door on only one side?  They were great family vehicles with the…

Author: LAURA FRANCIS

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Inclusion: the best of D&I yet to come

The past 24-months have been an exciting time for organizations steeped in Diversity and inclusion. There have been visible, systemic efforts afoot to elevate the…

Author: NICOLE ANELAS

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