• diversexecthumb How to Engage LGBT ERGs in Supplier DiversityDownload |Preview  

    Diversity practitioners from PepsiCo, Aetna and Johnson & Johnson discuss ERGs and the inclusion of LGBT businesses in supplier diversity initiatives.

  • allies thumbnail JBC Allies Initiative: Allies ‘Come Out’Download |Preview  

    Just as LGBT employees have made great strides in creating more inclusive policies and practices at the corporate level, allies have quietly — and not so quietly —been laboring as well, bringing their influence as well as sweat equity to create organizational change.

  • thumbannouncementERGIMPACT Insight to Impact: Connecting D&I to Organizational ImpactDownload |Preview  

    Insight to Impact is a dynamic diversity and inclusion course that directly connects general D&I awareness with the creation of individual, team and organizational impact.   People want to feel valued at work, but connecting to clients, managers and colleagues has become increasingly challenging. When employees feel connected, an organization has access to the discretionary […]

  • ERG Benchmarking External Report Full Report: Cisco ERG Benchmarking StudyDownload |Preview  

    In a challenging and rapidly changing marketplace, ERG’s are often underutilized. These groups can support staff members and train new leaders while also bringing measurable results to their parent companies. They may provide cultural competency to reach new markets, discover the most relevant aspects of a new product or service or even help identify a company’s next big idea. ERG’s also help companies identify and retain a diverse staff, forge connections with a broad base of consumers, and create fresh approaches to the needs of a new generation.

  • Screen shot 2011-01-25 at 11.49.22 AM Executive Summary: Cisco ERG Benchmarking StudyDownload |Preview  

    Jennifer Brown Consulting (JBC), a leader in the field of workplace diversity, has spent years partnering with Fortune 500 firms seeking to increase innovation while connecting employees. The result of those partnerships is an innovative approach to the development and utilization of Employee Resource Groups, or ERGs, to drive business.

  • List of Disability Groups Disability Affinity GroupsDownload |Preview  

    JBC is pleased to share with you Dr. Robert S. Rudney’s findings* on the advantages of Disability Affinity groups. In this 4-page piece, Dr. Rudney, a Senior Advisor with the United States Air Force, goes in-depth to share knowledge on what Disability Affinity Groups may offer members as well as organizations, and gives examples of these Disability Affinity Groups in Action. *The opinions expressed here are entirely those of the author and do not represent the views of the Air Force.

  • Disabilities ERG USBLN Data Summary Disabilities ERG Readiness Survey Data SummaryDownload |Preview  

    Jennifer Brown Consulting, in partnership with USBLN, has developed a comprehensive study to help companies assess the state of Disabilities ERGs and how their practices and policies are positioning them to impact the overall business.

  • Engaging Top Diverse Talent Engaging Top Diverse Talent: An Integrated ApproachDownload |Preview  

    Engaging Top Diverse Talent: An Integrated Approach. The purpose of this study is to develop a cutting-edge approach for Recruitment teams engaging both management and Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) in diversity recruitment across the employee talent life-cycle.

  • Building an Innovative Workplace Gen Y New Strategies in Gen Y RecruitmentDownload |Preview  

    Building an Innovative Workplace –New Strategies in Gen Y Recruitment. The purpose of this study was to uncover the elements of cutting edge, culturally competent global Gen Y recruitment strategies. For this study, JBC collected data from 50+ multi-national companies and current academic scholars. JBC then synthesized the most cutting-edge recruitment processes to create this report. This study is unique in that it examined current practices and theory across functional areas, including HR, Diversity, Recruitment, Social Media and Global Human Rights.

  • ERG Readiness Index Summary 2010 ERG Readiness Index Data SummaryDownload |Preview  

    Jennifer Brown Consulting, a diversity and leadership consulting firm, has developed a comprehensive study to help companies assess the readiness of their Employee Resource Groups to help drive business and impact bottom-­?line business goals.

  • About Next Gen Women Leaders + Employee Resource GroupsDownload |Preview  

    The Best Opportunity You’ve Never Heard About: ERGs and the Development of Next Generation of Women Leaders

  • Diversity + Social Media Diversity + Social MediaDownload |Preview  

    Diversity and inclusion practitioners are always looking for new ways to engage employees and drive business performance. Social media, and the Web 2.0 experience, has created multiple new ways of communicating with employees, clients and business partners. Innovative companies realize one-way speeches to employees and customers are not as effective. Today, progressive leaders realize the […]

  • Innovation the Future of Diversity Diversity, Leadership, Innovation ModelDownload |Preview  

    This report helps managers and practitioners across the business link diversity, leadership, and innovation in a way that ensures business impact. It describes JBC’s mission to help companies strategically align diversity and inclusion initiatives to bottom line-producing practices. Internal champions must articulate the benefits of this approach to both the employee and the business, influencing […]

  • Four Steps to Unlocking Potential of ERGs Four Steps to Unlocking ERG PotentialDownload |Preview  

    Employee engagement, social connections, networking and leadership development … all of these critical benefits are occurring at the heart of most large companies, in their Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). How can these groups not only continue to serve as all?important “connective tissue”, but start to find new, even more business aligned ways to add value?

  • NALC West 2009 Summary Next Generation ERGs: Development and TransformationDownload |Preview  

    On October 20, 2009, JBC collaborated with Diversity Best Practices as the thought partner for NALC West, held in San Francisco. The event was attended by over 100 ERG leaders and program managers to explore ERG strategies, share best practices, and develop action plans. This document attempts to combine participant ideas from NALC’s final “Gallery […]