Employee referral programs are killing diversity in the tech industry
Alexandre Kaykac

Working in talent for some of the best and most innovative technology companies on the planet I can tell you first hand that employee referral programs work. They produce business results. Any failure in regards to diversity is a larger issue around talent programs. Employee referrals are one tool among many in terms of sourcing the best talent. If you’re not hiring diverse candidates through referrals you probably don’t have a diverse employee population to begin with.

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