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):
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