Engaging External Stakeholders
This section contains resources to support those engaging external stakeholders. You’ll find information about:
- ERG Impact on the Community
- Supporting Diverse Recruiting
- Securing Sponsorship
- Meaningful and Systematic Community Outreach
Meaningful & Systemic Community Outreach
Using Employee Resource Groups to Maximize Volunteer Impact
Webpage | Your Cause | March 30, 2016
Shares insights about engaging employees in the workplace.
Tipping the scale — unconscious barriers to community engagement
Video | TEDxChemungRiver | December 11, 2014
Discusses four unconscious barriers preventing people from volunteering.
The Wonders of Building a Community From Scratch
Webpage | CMX
Discusses five daily activities they focus on as they build community around their blog.
How Community Media Can Use Podcasts to Improve Community Engagement
Webpage | Business2community | January 9, 2018
Tips to help you add podcasting to your outreach and engagement strategy.
The Secret to Community Engagement – CMX Summit West 2016
Video | CMX | November 29, 2016
Caty Kobe of Square shares insights on successful community engagement.
Supporting Diverse Recruiting
#HRHappyHour 352 – Improving Diversity Recruiting in Technology
Podcast | HR Happy Hour | January 3, 2019
Discusses their approach to recruiting a more diverse set of candidates.
LinkedIn Says These 4 Tactics Will Help Attract Diverse Talent
Webpage | Inc. | January 18, 2019
Discusses four tactics organizations are using to show candidates that they value diversity.
More Than A “Club:” How To Make Employee Resource Groups Matter
Webpage | Jopwell | September 12, 2017
Sonja Gittens-Ottley shares their process for creating and evaluating ERGs.
How to get serious about diversity and inclusion in the workplace
Video | TED | September 13, 2018
Shares an action plan for creating workplaces where people feel safe and expected to be their unassimilated, authentic selves.
ERG Impact on the Community
6 Employee Resource Group Performance Measures
Webpage | IC4P | April 12, 2017
Presents six performance metrics that can be used to ensure your ERG is aligned with business needs.
Webpage | TED
Provides tips on approaching sponsors through the context of a TEDx Event.
Executive Sponsors Fuel High-Performing ERGs
Deck | Jennifer Brown Consulting
Slide deck summary of a webinar on the topic of leveraging Executive Sponsors.
Examples of Executive Sponsor Job Descriptions
Deck | Diversity Best Practices
Describes the Executive Sponsor role, responsibilities, and requirements.