Reaching Business Goals with the Power of Veteran ERGs

Veteran ERGs are not just feel-good support groups. Smart businesses leverage the power of veteran ERGs to improve decision-making and reach competitive goals.
By Royston Arch

One of the challenges of many Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) is the perception they are tight-knit support groups with an agenda that is more personal than business focused. While they do offer members opportunities to network and share experiences and knowledge, they can be valuable groups for improving business decisions around Human Resources processes, employee engagement, and marketing, giving the business a competitive advantage.

Veteran ERGs are particularly important to reaching competitive goals because they can provide a critical knowledge link between the veteran community and business leaders.

Lost Opportunity
ERGs are initially created as empowerment groups for people who are at risk of being excluded from companies largely run by older w...

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