Resource Groups Create Inclusion, Engagement, and a Sense of Belonging

By: Tommie Lewis, Make It Plain Consulting

February 9, 2023

ERGs are employee-led and agency-approved networks of employees that bring innovative recruitment strategies, employee engagement solutions and professional development topics to the forefront of organizational thinking. This diversity of thought provides human resource departments and other departments with valued insights into the unique interests, challenges and benefits of diverse pools of talent.

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CDC Updates COVID Guidance and a Look Ahead at the 118th Congress

December 19, 2022

By: Sarah Dobson

The CDC published an updated set of guidance for COVID-19 that rolls back some of the previously more stringent recommendations and requirements. Meanwhile, we anticipate forward movement on bills related to important issues for our network from the incoming Congress.

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Reflections: In gratitude for all that you do

November 21, 2022

By: Charlotte Haberaecker, President and CEO, Lutheran Services in America

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Charlotte shares her reflections that she launched at the start of the pandemic to connect with our remarkable member CEOs during a dark and uncertain time.

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Offering Choice and Affordability of Benefits is an Art and a Science

November 16, 2022

By: Portico Benefit Services

A comprehensive benefits package remains one of the greatest tools for attracting and retaining quality employees. Offering a mix of health plan coverage options can help you more effectively meet the needs of employees, and it doesn’t have to cost more.

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Extravagance of Grace

October 31, 2022

By: Charlotte Haberaecker

October 31 is the 505th anniversary of the Reformation when Martin Luther shared his theological insight that God’s gift of grace in Jesus Christ frees us from being focused on ourselves and opens us to care for others. The foundation of our work is that all people have dignity and worth and that they are valued by God.

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