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Employee Resource Group (ERG)

An employee resource group (ERG) is an employee-led initiative within an organization. It is voluntary and driven by an aspect unique to the group of employees. This aspect may include common interests, backgrounds, and social initiatives. ERGs are supported in many ways by the parent company. Still, they are not directly affiliated with or supervised by the company. Instead, they are driven by employees.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Employee Resource Group (ERG)

An employee resource group can provide support and resources to employees who are members of the group, such as an LGBT-diversity group or a new mothers support group. The benefits for businesses that create these groups are that employees have an outlet for discussion and feel heard if they have concerns or feedback to give.

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