Helping ERGs Grow: Sharing JBC Tools for Success We are excited to share with you highlights of a powerful Oct. 7, 2015 Jennifer Brown Consulting workshop that covered how effective Employee Resource Groups develop strategically. Entitled “Progressing Towards Success: Maximizing Your ERG for Business Impact,” the event drew a packed house of more than 120 people eager [...]
Is your company looking for ways to turn friendly support groups into smarter, active teams that deliberately benefit the business? Are you looking for a quick read? Then pick up the new executive summary of "Executive Sponsors Fuel High-Performing ERGs." The study's findings identify the roles and best practices Executive Sponsors can embrace as they [...]
Is your company looking for ways to turn friendly support groups into smarter, active teams that deliberately benefit the business? Then pick up “Executive Sponsors Fuel High-Performing ERGs,” a new white paper by JBC. The study’s findings identify the roles and best practices Executive Sponsors can embrace as they lead Employee Resource Groups to reach [...]
Diversity practitioners from PepsiCo, Aetna and Johnson & Johnson discuss ERGs and the inclusion of LGBT businesses in supplier diversity initiatives.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Best Opportunity You've Never Heard About: ERGs and the Development of Next Generation of Women Leaders
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?