Google fires diversity desenter

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Re: Google fires diversity desenter

Post by FelixEstrella » Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:32 pm

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The Village is what Google wants to make for us. Looks idyllic, but wander outside the boundary and along comes Rover.
Ah. The "euro" e in google threw me......
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Re: Google fires diversity desenter

Post by MiddleAgedKen » Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:52 pm

I tracked down the "Village" TrueType face. :)
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Re: Google fires diversity desenter

Post by randy » Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:00 pm

Be seeing you...
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Re: Google fires diversity desenter

Post by HTRN » Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:59 am

Greg wrote:He makes several terrible, unforgivable errors. (Yes, sarcasm.)
He only made one: Thou shalt not make the company look bad. :ugeek:

This is why i generally dont talk politics at work.
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Re: Google fires diversity desenter

Post by Greg » Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:41 pm

HTRN wrote:
Greg wrote:He makes several terrible, unforgivable errors. (Yes, sarcasm.)
He only made one: Thou shalt not make the company look bad. :ugeek:

This is why i generally dont talk politics at work.
Yes, I try to avoid it. Nothing to win, and it can only harm your career.

Did you know in Jersey when you apply for a firearms ID card, they call and speak to your employer to 'verify employment'? In my case, they were not shy about telling the person they spoke to that they were calling because I was trying to be able to buy guns.

The person they spoke to was my site manager (dotted line boss, my direct report boss was in Virginia) who was something of a friend and mentor, and - I checked - a closet gun-owning Republican.

Otherwise I might not have applied.

Google guy's problem wasn't talking politics, exactly, it was talking the *wrong* politics.
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Re: Google fires diversity desenter

Post by MiddleAgedKen » Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:46 pm

FelixEstrella wrote:Diversity is the goal and shall not be questioned. I took one of the HR droids at my company to task after she (it's always she) wrote a breathless, congratulatory, email to the whole company about the important, and I quote, "diversity hire" who just accepted a position with the company. I asked her how she felt about women being reduced to "diversity hires". Never did get a response.
Wonder how the new hire felt about being referred to as a "diversity hire"....
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Re: Google fires diversity desenter

Post by Windy Wilson » Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:54 pm

MiddleAgedKen wrote:Wonder how the new hire felt about being referred to as a "diversity hire"....
That's supposedly better than being referred to as the "affirmative action hire" or "token female." :roll:
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Re: Google fires diversity desenter

Post by Jered » Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:46 pm

This shirt belongs here.
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