Hot Topic: 12 Employee Resource Group (ERG) Ideas for Your Firm

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are voluntary groups of employees who share common characteristics or life experiences. Their primary objective is to cultivate a more diverse and inclusive workplace environment, offering support, advancing career paths and nurturing personal growth among members.

ERGs serve as catalysts for promoting diversity, nurturing talent, fostering leadership skills, inspiring innovation, promoting inclusivity and engaging with the community. By empowering employees to unite around shared life experiences, your organization can enrich its culture and solidify its standing as an employer that prioritizes diversity and inclusivity.

Interested in establishing ERGs in your firm, but not sure where to get started? We asked AAM members to share information on the ERGs they have instituted within their own firms to help you come up with some ideas. Here are the 12 most common types of ERGs our members submitted:

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About Kayla Juba

Kayla Juba is the Senior Marketing Specialist for Brown Plus, a premier advisory firm providing accounting, assurance, tax and consulting services across the Mid-Atlantic region. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication/Journalism from Shippensburg University. Kayla has more than nine years of experience in marketing communications and has worked in accounting marketing for over three years. Prior to joining Brown Plus, Kayla worked in event planning and fundraising for several nonprofit organizations in the Central Pennsylvania area.

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