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Employee Resource Group (ERG) Services

Well-structured ERGs can improve employee retention by up to 25%.

We specialize in empowering organizations to establish impactful ERGs. Our consultants work closely with your organization to develop a framework that supports long-term success, ensuring the group's purpose, goals, and activities align with your organization's objectives and values.

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We offer expert coaching throughout the entire implementation process, including:

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  • Creating ERG frameworks that are strategically designed to align with organizational values and can be implemented immediately

  • Developing detailed annual plans and setting goals

  • Partnering to communicate the value and impact of ERGs, and enrolling senior leaders

  • Selecting and coaching program champions

  • Benchmarking and tracking key gender equity metrics and progress

  • Fostering inclusive company culture in collaboration with your team

Moderator Services

Our moderator coaching services empower teams hosting presentations or panel discussions for their ERGs by guiding them to craft authentic, thought-provoking, and conversational experiences that resonate with participants.

Our 1-on-1 Coaching Includes:

  • 1-on-1 coaching to craft a compelling panel discussion theme

  • Preparation of panel structure and focused outlines

  • Unique, engaging question recommendations

  • Personalized moderating tips for confidence and impact

  • Support for audience engagement and theme delivery

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“The Thoughtful Co. has the ability to absorb a large amount of information in a short period of time. They quickly became one of the team. Their work was delivered on time, and was clear and well thought out. They provided practical and actionable recommendations. I would absolutely recommend working with them.”


- Chief People Officer, 1Password

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"Working with The Thoughtful Co was effortless. They were incredibly knowledgeable and took the time to not only understand the problem we were trying to solve but also understand the cultural nuances in which it was situated." 


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The Thoughtful Co. Difference

We have experience that no other advisor in North America has: the proven ability to implement policies that make measurable change in male dominated industries.

Benefits of Working with The Thoughtful Co.

  • Data-Informed Strategies: Benefit from our research-backed advice on retention, policy, and governance, ensuring effective and comprehensive practices to engage and retain women.

 

  • Customized Solutions & Collaborative Approach: Our workshops and consulting services are tailored to meet your specific needs. We work closely with you, ensuring solutions are seamlessly integrated into your organization for long-term success.

 

  • Tangible, Impactful Results: We deliver easily digestible outcomes with real impact, clarifying and simplifying the final results to show you the path forward.

  • We Do the Heavy Lifting: Our services require minimal time from your team to execute. We do the heavy lifting, effectively becoming an extension of your team and creating easy-to-follow paths for program implementation.

 

  • Customized Journey Support: We meet you wherever you are in your EDI journey. We evaluate your current state and provide both short and long-term plans tailored to your readiness and capacity.

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Meet the Team

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Jillian Climie, Co-Founder (she/her)

Jillian Climie, Co-Founder of The Thoughtful Co, has spent her career advising and leading teams in executive compensation and corporate governance, both as a consultant, and in-house at two global retailers. Most recently at Lululemon, she led the global equity compensation and executive compensation programs. After taking a pause, she realized she wanted more of three things in her professional life: thoroughness, passion and freedom. She Co-Founded The Thoughtful Co so she can leverage her niche and technical experience, coupled with her passion for gender equity, to empower women to get paid what they deserve.

Sophie Warwick, Co-Founder (she/her)

Sophie Warwick, Co-Founder of the Thoughtful Co, specializes in developing in-house gender equity policies and chairing Employee Resource Groups and advocacy groups. She uses her data analysis expertise from her engineering background to define targets and track growth and retention. In 2018, she Co-Founded Women in Consulting Engineering (WCE), a non-profit organization with over 500 members and monthly events to support and empower women in engineering. She co-founded The Thoughtful Co so she could build more gender inclusive workplaces and build representation of women at senior levels in all industries.

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Our Mission

To enable recognition, opportunity and influence for women in the workplace.

Our Values

Thoughtfulness: being intentional and thorough so we can do things right, the first time.

Equity: enabling a diverse and inclusive environment reflective of the communities we operate in.

Trust: providing our clients with honest, research-based, best practice advice to enable them to achieve their goals.

Space: allowing the freedom and flexibility to produce our best work.

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