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Google Finally Discloses Its Data On Diversity, And The Numbers Aren't Great
BI ^ | 5-28-2014 | Karyne Levy

Posted on 05/28/2014 4:29:21 PM PDT by blam

Google Finally Discloses Its Data On Diversity, And The Numbers Aren't Great

Karyne Levy
May 28, 2014, 7:05 PM

Google today released a report that details the ethnic and gender makeup of its employees.

Until now, Google — as well as other companies in the Silicon Valley — had been reluctant to show diversity numbers. And after seeing the report, it's easy to see why.

The company also shared even more numbers with PBS NewsHour: Women account for only 21% of the top positions in the company, which has just under 50,000 employees.

Google announced that it was going to release the numbers at its annual shareholders meeting a few weeks ago. "Many companies in (Silicon Valley) have been reluctant to divulge that data, including Google, and, quite frankly, we are wrong about that," David Drummond, who oversees Google's public policies, said at the time.

In a blog post that accompanies the numbers, Laszlo Block, Google’s senior vice president for people operations, writes:

There are lots of reasons why technology companies like Google struggle to recruit and retain women and minorities. For example, women earn roughly 18 percent of all computer science degrees in the United States. Blacks and Hispanics make up under 10 percent of U.S. college grads and collect fewer than 5 percent of degrees in CS majors, respectively. So we’ve invested a lot of time and energy in education.

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(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: discrimination; diversity; google; minorities
I don't have anything to do with Google because I think they're 'in bed' with the US government.

How many hard working, descent people will be slighted to get the diversity numbers correct?

They have the people on-board who made it a successful company and now they'll be forced to take on 'dead weight.'

1 posted on 05/28/2014 4:29:21 PM PDT by blam
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All that matters now are gays. Do they have enough???


2 posted on 05/28/2014 4:31:45 PM PDT by madprof98
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Google just don’t care about black people.....


3 posted on 05/28/2014 4:32:03 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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61% white, what is the racial make-up of the country?

This isn’t the problem stupid lefties, the problem is that Google is evil and leftist


4 posted on 05/28/2014 4:32:35 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: blam

Perhaps we should start googling, repeatedly, “Why does Google hate black people?”, and get it to autofill on peoples home computers?


5 posted on 05/28/2014 4:34:16 PM PDT by BADROTOFINGER (Life sucks. Get a helmet.)
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surely the great leader will take immediate devisive..er...decisive action to correct this dismal sitchamation
6 posted on 05/28/2014 4:34:26 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: GeronL

Whites are 72% of US pop but that includes all ages.

If you just included the age bracket of Google employees (roughly 21-50), it would be much lower I think.


7 posted on 05/28/2014 4:35:28 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: blam

Sorry, PC legions.

Google, like every other successful corporate entity wordwide, hires on the basis of education and ability, whatever you may think or their pubicists may say.


8 posted on 05/28/2014 4:35:59 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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They should buy the LA Clippers.


9 posted on 05/28/2014 4:36:15 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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“They have the people on-board who made it a successful company —————————”


That’s all that should matter-—this “counting out” of sex and race annoys the hell out of me.

What a ridiculous world we live in.

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10 posted on 05/28/2014 4:38:02 PM PDT by Mears
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Paging Jesse Jackson!


11 posted on 05/28/2014 4:39:03 PM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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If he isn’t picketing, they must have paid the hush money


12 posted on 05/28/2014 4:40:59 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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30% Asians?

WHO could have EVER guessed that?

BTW, Asians are a small % of the population.

Google must be therefore racist.

Or they hire the most qualified people. I dunno.

But since it's 2014, and Jesse Jackson is complaining,I'm going with racist.

13 posted on 05/28/2014 4:42:02 PM PDT by boop (I just wanted a President. But I got a rock.)
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“Google Finally Discloses Its Data On Diversity, And The Numbers Aren’t Great”

What? That whites and Asians have the skills most in-demand in the tech world? How horrible.


14 posted on 05/28/2014 4:48:14 PM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: BADROTOFINGER

Try, “Why is Google r” and it autocompletes to racist.


15 posted on 05/28/2014 4:48:37 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (America for Americans first!)
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To: GeronL

16 posted on 05/28/2014 4:58:35 PM PDT by kabar
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I've read recently that people who have previously defined themselves as Hispanic are now saying they're White.

Who knows?

17 posted on 05/28/2014 5:05:20 PM PDT by blam
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The Census Bureau is in the best position to know thru the decennial census and the annual community surveys. I guess you can identify as Hispanic if you get affirmative action benefits and minority business set asides.

We started in the 1970s splitting non-Hispanic whites and Hispanic whites in government statistics. It was a way of providing whites with minority benefits. And there is no real good definition of Hispanic. Here in VA, the Virginia Department of Minority Business defines a minority individual as “an individual who is a citizen of the United States or a non-citizen who is in full compliance with United States immigration law and who satisfies one or more of the following definitions:

1. “African American” means a person having origins in any of the original peoples of Africa and who is regarded as such by the community of which this person claims to be a part.

2. “Asian American” means a person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, the Indian subcontinent, or the Pacific Islands, including but not limited to Japan, China, Vietnam, Samoa, Laos, Cambodia, Taiwan, Northern Mariana, the Philippines, a U.S. territory of the Pacific, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, or Sri Lanka and who is regarded as such by the community of which this person claims to be a part.

3. “Hispanic American” means a person having origins in any of the Spanish-speaking peoples of Mexico, South or Central America, or the Caribbean Islands or other Spanish or Portuguese cultures and who is regarded as such by the community of which this person claims to be a part.

18 posted on 05/28/2014 5:33:38 PM PDT by kabar
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I was a manager that each year had to verify the data on our 'employee data sheets.' I had a technician who wanted to change his race from Mexican to Hispanic...I didn't know what to do so...I called the personnel manager and he said, "just put down what-ever he calls himself."

Juan Rios (Johnny Rivers) is now designated a Hispanic.

19 posted on 05/28/2014 5:57:39 PM PDT by blam
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some of the blame lands on who is actually applying for the jobs. Around 30,000 students took the AP computer science exam, and only around 20% were female, according to the analysis, 3% were black, and just 8% were Hispanic, for example.

So based on who's qualified - the numbers are essentially where they should be. Entire story is nonsense.

20 posted on 05/29/2014 4:42:45 AM PDT by mykroar (We fight, get beat, rise, and fight again. - Nathanael Greene)
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61% White - I suspect nearly all of those are Americans
30% Asian - I suspect that the majority of those are Americans.

So much for the argument that the H1B’s are taking all the American tech jobs.


21 posted on 05/29/2014 7:50:51 AM PDT by BobL
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