THE HIRING LANDSCAPE IN AMERICA

Additional Information

DEI = PROFITS

"Companies with more culturally and ethnically diverse executive teams were 33% more likely to see better-than-average profits" 

https://www.forbes.com/sites/karstenstrauss/2018/01/25/more-evidence-that-company-diversity-leads-to-better-profits/?sh=7cadda081bc7

BETTER EMPLOYEES

"85% of human resources executives report that individuals with criminal records perform the same as, or better than, employees without criminal records"

https://www.cnbc.com/2022/07/23/americans-with-criminal-records-are-in-demand-in-the-job-market.html

THE US RACIAL WEALTH GAP

"The median net worth of Black households was less than 15% that of white families"

https://www.cnn.com/2021/06/01/politics/black-white-racial-wealth-gap/index.html

SKILLS > DEGREES

UNDEREMPLOYMENT BY RACE

"Large gaps in underemployment between white and non-white workers"

https://www.brookings.edu/blog/up-front/2019/08/01/race-and-underemployment-in-the-u-s-labor-market/