How to Engage LGBT ERGs in Supplier Diversity

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

JBC Allies Initiative: Allies ‘Come Out’

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.

Insight to Impact: Connecting D&I to Organizational Impact

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 effort that […]

Full Report: Cisco ERG Benchmarking Study

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.

Executive Summary: Cisco ERG Benchmarking Study

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.

Disability Affinity Groups

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 Readiness Survey Data Summary

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: An Integrated Approach

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.

New Strategies in Gen Y Recruitment

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 Data Summary

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.