Imagine starting a new job at a large company, but you’re unsure of the best way to meet people beyond your immediate work area, or maybe you’ve been with the company awhile but want to improve your leadership skills or learn new things. In both cases, joining an employee resource group would be a solution.
Ninety percent of all Fortune 500 companies offer ERGs, which are voluntary and employee-led and have a track record of fostering a sense of belonging and increased trust among employees. Those feelings can translate into higher levels of employee retention.
Miron Construction Co. Inc. in Neenah developed its ERGs to help workers feel more connected to one another and the wider community, says Jen Bauer, senior vice president of marketing and culture. Read more …
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