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Maria Arias, Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion at Comcast Corporation, talks about getting involved in an employee resource group. “If you get involved in an ERG and get exposure, you never know where that next contact, connection, project or even potential career opportunity can be.”
Yrthya Dinzey-Flores explains the importance of listening, giving back and building your personal brand, no matter how far along you are in your career.
“In order to ensure our ERGs continue to grow and do the amazing work, prospective ERG members have to know what is in it for them,” said Sherri Dublin, Vice President, Diversity Programs, Nielsen.
If your company had a particular segment/group that it needed to reach, doesn’t it seem like a prudent move to utilize employees most familiar with that segment/group?
In my expert opinion, Deloitte’s phasing out of its business resource groups is a big mistake.
In 2016 alone, Nielsen's ERGs hosted 11 STEM education events, engaging with thousands of students.
AT&T, Dell and Toyota Motor North America are three companies leading the way in evolving their resource groups and leveraging them in innovative ways, for business results.
Engaging diversity and inclusion through resource groups among hourly workers adds value to both them and the business.
Hospitals, health insurers and pharmaceutical companies increasingly rely on employee resource groups to find diverse talent and connect with the communities they serve. Best practices were highlighted by leaders at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Mayo Clinic and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan at DiversityInc’s event.
CEOs from Accenture, Wyndham, Sodexo, EY, Novartis, MasterCard and Merck share what makes their companies so special as they accept awards at a DiversityInc event in New York City.
Merck & Co.’s Willie Deese, Executive Vice President and President, Merck Manufacturing Division, told DiversityInc’s audience about leadership’s support for D&I and the Employee Business Resource Groups alignment with corporate business goals.
AT&T has had remarkable success in on-boarding new employees with the help of its resource groups. Debbie Storey, Senior Vice President, Talent Development and Chief Diversity Officer, showcased best practices including live events, leadership opportunities and cross-generational learning, at DiversityInc's October event.