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2016-02-02 23:47:50 Post No. 1074666
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>although we’ve seen improvement in the number of Blacks and Hispanics in the company, and in technical roles, their representation is starting from a very low base,” Dropbox CEO Drew Houston and Dropbox Global Head of Diversity Judith Michell Williams wrote on the company blog. “We know we have to do a lot better. Our goal is to continue to increase the number of women and underrepresented minority applicants in our pipeline and make sure we remove any biases in the hiring process.”
What's wrong with hiring based solely on skill, experience, and nothing else?
It's racist to refuse employment to a qualified applicant because the color of their skin is black, but isn't it the other end of the spectrum to go out of your way to find a qualified applicant that has black colored skin?
I thought Martin Luther King Jr. was all about people being treated fairly, but now companies are being vilified for not having "enough" African American employees.
If I were to start a company, I wouldn't even have a line on the application for race, throw that out, don't need it. That's the only way to be fair, right?
All I would want are people who have the skills, the knowledge, and/or experience. All I would want are people who get stuff done.