Sina Technologies News, Beijing Time, April 20, noon news, Microsoft is trying to increase employee diversity, want to change the white and Asian male-dominated employee structure, while in Microsoft's internal message board, some employees complained, questioning whether Microsoft's diversity is really good for Microsoft? They want evidence from the company.
At Microsoft, about 87% of employees are white or Asian, and more than 73% are male.
A female engineer left a message on the Yammer (Microsoft internal message board):
In the science and technology industry, increasing the number of female employees and non-ferrous employees is facing great pressure, and the customers of science and technology enterprises are also increasing diversity. The research further proves that market value and return will be higher if we have a diversified employee structure. Technology companies also believe that more employees with different backgrounds can form brainstorming and create better products for the global market.
The technology industry is one of the richest, fastest growing and highest paid industries in the United States. As employees from vulnerable groups, it is excluded by some technical and non-technical positions. Big technology companies in the United States are constantly trying to change their recruitment policies that have been in place for decades, adjust their corporate culture and make it more friendly to women and non-ferrous employees.
At the end of last year and the beginning of this year, there were more and more debates on Microsoft's internal message board, which showed that the technology industry was a little nervous about diversity and inclusiveness.
A Microsoft employee left a message: