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What is an Employee Resource Group? Answers to 5 Common Questions about ERGs, BRGs and Affinity Groups

Articles Mar 13, 2023

Employee Resource Groups, or ERGs, should be part of any smart leader’s corporate growth strategy. ERGs have been proven time and time again to increase employee engagement and retention, boosting productivity and saving companies thousands of dollars in replacement costs each year. Aside from improving employee output, ERGs can also help organizations solve overarching business challenges such as expanding market reach or advancing product innovation. ERGs are low-cost, internal strategies that drive high-impact returns.

So how do you establish and maintain a successful ERG? Below you’ll find answers to common questions about Employee Resource Groups.


Kaela Sosa

Kaela (she/her) is a Certified Diversity Executive and curriculum and programming manager at The Diversity Movement. She applies her writing, project management, and production skills to advance DEI.