Diversity and inclusion can transform workplace experiences. GLSEN’s Dr. Eliza Byard shows how resource groups, like gay-straight alliances, can help.
ABC’s new comedy “Work It” has offended Latinos, LGBT people, TV critics and viewers. How can a company use its employee-resource groups, diversity councils and clarity of values to prevent multicultural missteps?
Q. We are trying to find ways to include our hourly and union workers in as much of the D&I work as possible. As you know, working with unions can be particularly difficult, and I want to have as much guidance as I can get. If there is anything written on this, that would be helpful.
Diversity leaders reveal that using ERGs in innovative ways can positively affect business results.
Can you game the DiversityInc Top 50? CEO Luke Visconti provides inside info on what you can—and can't—do.
Generational employee-resource groups are increasingly popular. We explain what value they add and which employees to target.
Finally tap into those potentially lucrative markets and increase business.
What's the most important step to maximize your diversity management? Hint: You can't do it if you have low employee-resource-group participation.
Chief diversity officers at DiversityInc's last learning event gave specific advice and case studies of how their employee-resource groups directly increase engagement. What can you learn from them? Attend our March 2-3 event and learn how they increase ERG participation.
The National Society of Hispanic MBAs Connecticut chapter held its Fourth Annual Employee-Resource Group (ERG) Summit at Travelers' Claim University in Windsor, Conn., on Sept. 7. The theme was "Energize Your ERGs: Delivering Value to Your Members and Organization," and the focus was on inspiring Connecticut's ERG leaders and promoting the sharing of best practices in their organizations.
Kraft Foods' Vice President of Diversity Jim Norman shares how employee-resource groups can drive organizational change by identifying key issues and focusing on solutions. Watch DiversityInc's roundtable discussion here.
Luke Visconti, CEO of DiversityInc, led a senior panel discussion examining the critical role employee-resource groups play in developing and supporting business strategy.
How does the level of engagement increase when employees are members of employee-resource groups? At a DiversityInc roundtable, Aetna's Raymond Arroyo, chief diversity officer, shared how a study at Aetna showed that employees who are members of ERGs are "double-digit" more engaged than their coworkers who aren't ERG members.
In this edition of "Ask the White Guy," DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti addresses a reader's inquiry about how to foster successful diversity management.
PRIDE, American Express's LGBT employee-resource group, was instrumental in establishing domestic-partner benefits for the company. Read how the group's leader works with the 800-plus members of the ERG to enhance recruitment and retention for the company.
Thinking of starting a faith-based employee-resource group? Here are best practices.
A reader wants to know if younger employees, who are increasingly multicultural, will still find employee-resource groups useful. The White Guy explains why they are inclusive and very valuable to both companies and workers.