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The Good Search CEO Krista Bradford writes about leadership, talent acquisition,and diversity in the C-Suite . . . and that’s not all. A former Emmy-Award winning investigative reporter and television journalist, Ms. Bradford enjoys trend spotting by tracking venture capitalist tweets, following news we should know, and mining the TV series Silicon Valley for business insights when she’s not too busy laughing. If you like what you read, share it with your friends. That way, others find the posts more easily . . .
While African-Americans comprise 13% of the U.S. population, just 1% of coders at Google, Facebook, and other leading Silicon Valley tech companies are black. If it is so very hard for Silicon Valley companies to hire deserving black coders, you can draw straight line from that gap up to the lack of diversity at the senior executive level.read more
I’ve been chewing on it a while. I’ve had something I’ve wanted to say. Executive search firm diversity matters. I know it is impolitic to discuss issues with one’s own industry. I am fully aware it is so much safer to remain silent (and boring). But truth is the executive search firm business lacks diversity.read more