How Employee Resource Groups Help Employees To Remain In The Company For Longer [Interview with David Clark]

Do employee resource groups have a business impact?

Find out the extent to which, having an employee resource group stops people leaving your organisation.

Here are some key messages from this episode:

  • Why people leave organisations
  • The relationship between resource groups and staff retention
  • The importance of choosing the right name for your employee resource group and much much more

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Here are some key takeaways from this episode:

The Misconception About Why People Leave an Organisation

“You really want to look at why do people leave companies, what are their reasons why? I know one of the common misconceptions is that people always leave for a better job offer, for better money.. but that’s not always true”

ERG’s Help Employees to Remain in the Company for Longer:

“ERG’s really do help to indirectly improve the productivity of employees and to ensure they stay at the company longer”

The Importance of the Name for an Employee Resource Group:

“The name can be very effective, I wouldn’t necessarily say it would make or break the ERG”

Here are some resources so you can go deeper: 

David’s Research Survey 

David Clark LinkedIn 

How Schneider Electric Celebrates LGBT Employees

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