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Consulting: diversity & inclusion talent management

Diversity and inclusion consulting in the workplace doesn’t have to be as complicated as it may seem. We discovered that developing a D&I strategy is as simple as addressing five main objectives: Actionable, Impactful for Business, Customer Focused, Measurable, and Sustainable.  Let’s dive into our five-step strategy on achieving these objectives. Step one - consulting assessment … Continue reading Consulting: diversity & inclusion talent management

How employee resource groups can advance your company

Employee resource groups (ERGs) are a crucial part of structuring a business’s diversity and inclusion practices. Typically, these resource groups exist as employer-recognized organizations that understand and share concerns regarding both law and company policy. These concerns most frequently include race, gender, sexual orientation, as well as a number of other identity-based topics.  ERGs have … Continue reading How employee resource groups can advance your company

Ensuring workplace inclusion and employee support

Why is it important for people to feel safe at work? While it might seem obvious that workplace inclusion and employee support leads to a better work environment, many organizations don’t actively work to foster that.  Employees feeling like they can voice suggestions or concerns regardless of their position in the company hierarchy is crucial … Continue reading Ensuring workplace inclusion and employee support

Employee resource group impact measurements for business success

Diversity and inclusion is a necessary element for businesses in today’s world. Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are a great way to build and leverage these diverse teams. Tracking its success, however, can be complex without the right tools and measures.Photo from unsplash.com | Perry Grone What are ERGs? Employee Resource Group impact is a visible … Continue reading Employee resource group impact measurements for business success

Five common employee resource group issues and how to solve them

An Employee Resource Group (ERG) is a critical component of most Fortune500 companies in today’s business world. ERGs bring countless benefits and serve as a key element for an organization’s diversity and inclusion strategy. There’s no wonder why so many of the top companies in the world value ERGs.  However, ERGs sometimes have issues and … Continue reading Five common employee resource group issues and how to solve them

Designing a mission statement

How An Effective Mission Statement Can Shape Your Business A mission statement defines organizations, setting a framework for goals and purpose amongst company employees. Brief but important, mission statements tell the world why a business exists. Designing a mission statement for an organization can be achieved by following a few guidelines. The typical mission statement attempts … Continue reading Designing a mission statement

Master employee resource group management with technology made for you

Managing employee resource groups (ERGs) can be hard. That’s why Cockerham & Associates has built technology tools that address the most common ERG management challenges.Photo from unsplash.com | Jonathan Francisca Want to improve your employee resource group management? Let's talk technology. If you're new to this space, Employee Resources Groups (ERGs) are a vital element … Continue reading Master employee resource group management with technology made for you