Archive | August, 2014

The diversity issue in tech firms starts before the recruiting process

Washington Post – Tech companies are finally spilling some of their most sought-after secrets. No, not related to their R&D. I’m referring instead to some other tightly guarded information they once declared “trade secrets”: data about the number of women and minorities on their payrolls. After years of trying to deflect attention from the issue, […]

Report shows lack of diversity in top civil service ranks

Washington Post – The latest annual Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) report on the federal workplace is not happy summer reading for diversity advocates. The numbers, graphs and tables document a story they know too well. Despite well-meaning efforts and all the right things said by Obama administration officials, racial, ethnic and gender diversity in […]