So, what are they?
They’re groups of employees who share some trait or life circumstance. Think of them as clubs within the workplace.
Common examples of employee resource groups include those focused on:
A specific race or ethnicityA gender DisabilitiesLGBTQ statusVeterans
However, the growing popularity of employee resource groups – as well as the changing nature of the workplace – means that they’ve become more diverse in focus. These days, it’s not unusual to find groups centered on remote