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November 17, 2022

Why ERGs?
For over 30 years, Employee Resource Groups, Diversity Councils, Business Networking, and Affinity Groups have helped a diverse range of people within a corporation find a community comprised of like-minded individuals pursuing similar goals. Aligned with their company's mission, ERGs focus on the values that foster diversity and inclusion by providing support, career growth opportunities, and contributing to personal and professional development in the workplace.
2022 ERG Day Programming
How to Start & Leverage an ERG in a Remote Work Environment - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET
Welcome & Introduction
11:00 AM - 11:05 AM
11:05 AM - 11:45 AM
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
With D&I and ESG Goals as a priority for all companies, ERGs are more important than ever to create equity in your workplace as well as nurture talent long term. In addition to that, the COVID-19 pandemic has lead to the recent shift in more companies moving to remote or hybrid workspaces.
While it's crucial that companies Lean on Employee Resource Groups to help support your company culture and ensure a sense of belonging for the employees within your organization, however, the how is still a work in progress for most.
Join us for this session as we discuss how to start and leverage ERGs to ensure a better future for your employees virtually (and maybe globally).
Utilizing ERG’s to Inform Your Employer Brand - 12:10 PM - 1:05 PM ET
Welcome & Introduction
12:10 PM - 12:15 PM
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
12:45 PM - 1:05 PM
As employer branding becomes increasingly important to the talent acquisition process, understanding how ERGs can impact this strategy is crucial. We are seeing a challenging talent market where there are 2 open roles for every person that is currently unemployed. Candidates are factoring in their alignment on values, career growth opportunities, and benefits into the decision for their next role.
Join us for a panel where we’ll discuss using ERGs to help recruit top talent into your workforce.
ERGs in a Non-Diverse Industry - 1:20 PM - 2:15 PM ET
Welcome & Introduction
1:20 PM - 1:25 PM
1:25 PM - 1:55 PM
1:55 PM - 2:15 PM
Employee Resource Groups are integral in supporting diverse talent. They provide a space for minority voices to be heard and amplified and create opportunities for the vertical growth of minority talent. Expanding your company’s diversity is crucial, and ERGs are the stepping stone to sustainable success, especially in conventionally non-diverse industries.
Join us for this panel as we discuss how to best support and retain your diverse workforce with ERGs.
The Future of ERGs: Where We’re Headed in this Tight Job Market - 2:30 PM - 3:25 PM ET
Welcome & Introduction
2:30 PM - 2:35 PM
2:35 PM - 3:05 PM
3:05 PM - 3:25 PM
In today’s candidates’ market, it’s important to understand what your candidates require to thrive. Recognizing how employee resource groups can help support your candidates now can help to ensure that your organization thrives in the future. In this session, we’ll address current topics in the talent acquisition space, as well as predictions for the future.
Join us as we engage in the conversation about what it takes to have successful ERGs that will help you support your future endeavors.