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

Posted On: Jun 15, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

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

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 them around, according to Google's annual diversity report released Thursday .
Google and the rest of the technology sector are trying to shed their reputations for not being inclusive. In the case of Google, the company at minimum deserves points for transparency, as managers each year reveal how they're progressing at hiring more women and workers from minority groups.
Still, in many areas the numbers show little if any...

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