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Facebook Diversity Report Shows Growth Across The Board

Posted On: Jul 13, 2018   |   Posted By: Android Headlines

Facebook has seemingly been working hard to achieve a more diverse work force, and its efforts are paying off almost unanimously, though growth is a little on the slow side for some metrics. There is one target metric that's not had any growth in the last five years, and that's Black and Hispanic employees in technical roles, numbers that are currently stuck at 1% and 3% respectively. Representation of women in all parts of Facebook's corporate structure is growing, and ethnicities besides white have also shown growth, aside from the aforementioned category. The growth seems slow on paper, given the percentages in the report, though just how much change in hiring and promoting there really has been can't be determined without looking at turnover rates for the categories in the report, something Facebook has not provided.
To be specific, the overall amount of women in the company has increased by a bit over 1% year on year, making for a roughly 5% growth in the last five years. Technical roles saw a five-year...

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