What Amazon’s Board Is Getting Wrong About Diversity and Hiring

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Amazon’s board recommended voting against a shareholder proposal that would require the board to consider women and minority candidates for director positions. The company’s communications representative suggested that using such a policy, similar

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Why Great Employees Leave “Great Cultures”

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Culture is often referred to as “the way things are done around here.” But to be useful, we need to get more specific than that. The best companies recognize that there are three

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Older workers are consistently discriminated against in job hiring — here’s how we can fix that

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There’s a lot of canonical career advice out there. Better to overdress than underdress, for example. Try to beat your boss to the office. Scrub your resume and cover letters of typos and unnecessary jargon. … Read more

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Report: Amazon board’s diversity stance draws fire from Amazon employees

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Amazon employees are not pleased with one of its latest decisions. The company’s board has been lobbying to vote down a proposal from CtW Investment Group, which would require that

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Legislators, investors call for Silicon Valley giants to diversify their boards

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U.S. Representative Maxine Waters, along with several other members of the Congressional Black Caucus met with several major Silicon Valley technology companies earlier this month to press them to address their diversity problem.

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Silicon Valley’s pay gap between women and men in tech is so wide it increases the national …

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All over the country, women across various industries are fighting for equal pay, and the tech industry is no exception.

According to data from Statista, the average pay gap in the tech industry for … Read more

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Diversity and inclusion efforts in tech have stalled due to ‘diversity fatigue’

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  • Diversity and inclusion (D&I) efforts in the tech industry have stalled, according to a new Atlassian study. Despite recognizing its reputation for keeping out people of color and other underrepresented groups, tech
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A Denver tech company became more diverse and had its best financial year ever. Here’s why that …

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2017 was a record-breaker for SendGrid, an anchor of the Denver technology region. Revenues passed the $100 million mark, growing 40 percent in a year. It added new customers at the same growth rate. And … Read more

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Uber Report: Company’s Diversity Effort a Work in Progress

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The percentage of some underrepresented groups working in technology at Uber Technologies—the San Francisco-based ride-hailing company—has increased slightly since 2017, according to the company’s second annual diversity report, released Tuesday.

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