At Simplicity, our approach to diversity and inclusion is rooted in helping everyone thrive in this new world of work one conversation at a time. We strive to build a culture of connection and belonging where everyone is empowered to make an impact. We are committed to developing a diverse workforce of exceptional talent to catalyze heroic success - for our clients, our consultants, and our community.
When it comes to finding meaningful, impactful work, networks matter. A lot. But, like opportunity, they are not distributed equally and are built over time. LinkedIn has done extensive research around networks; here's what they found - the main factors that contribute to a person's ability to get hired:
The reality is that where you grow up, where you go to school, and where you work can give you a 12x advantage in gaining access to opportunity. That delta in opportunity is called the network gap, and we can help close it.
When you take the Diversity Pledge, you are committing to take three very important actions to help close the network gap for women and BIPOC (black, indigenous, and people of color):
You'll be added to our mailing list and a receive monthly email that includes updates on how our community is transforming as a result of your hard work, links to D&I resources, and information on learning and development opportunities.
We have curated a list of videos, podcasts, books, articles and more about DEI - you can find all of these on our Resources Page. You can also recommend resources for us to add!