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Put Energy Into Fostering ERGs

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

In addition to having an impact on culture, employee resource groups can improve recruitment and development.

Employee resource groups, also known as affinity groups and inclusion councils, are employee-led bodies within a company that focus on fostering an inclusive work environment. ERGs began at Xerox in the 1960s when Black employees formed a group to address race-based tension within the office. Ever since, ERGs have become an avenue where organizations can foster a more inclusive workplace


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