• Google revealed new info about its workforce, and it shows a big retention problem that could inflame the company's culture war

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Google is struggling to add blacks and Latinos to the company's employee ranks, according to its annual report on diversity.
    Part of the trouble is that the blacks and Latinos they do hire don't tend to stick around.
    Google saw some progress in the company's management ranks. In four years, the number of women in leadership roles has risen from 20.8% to 25.5%.
    If you're a black or a Latino software engineer, now might be a good time to file your resume with Google.
    Not only is the search giant struggling to add workers from those groups to its ranks but it also faring poorly at keeping...
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  • Google releases first diversity report since the infamous anti-diversity memo

    Google releases first diversity report since the infamous anti-diversity memo

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Google has released its first diversity report since the infamous James Damore memo and the fallout that resulted from it. Those are both long stories but the TL;DR is that Damore said some sexist things in a memo that went viral. He got fired and then sued Google for firing him. That lawsuit, however, was shot down by the National Labor Relations Board in February. Then, it turned out another employee, Tim Chevalier, alleges he was fired for advocating for diversity, as reported by Gizmodo later that month. Now, Chevalier is suing Google .
    “I was retaliated against for pointing out white...
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