The percentage of Black hires at Salesforce over the past year increased to 8.1%, according to a report released on Tuesday, bumping overall representation to 3.9% as of April 2021. Meanwhile, Latinx hiring increased to 6.8%, also hiking overall representation to 5%.
Both numbers are notable year-over-year increases: Black individuals accounted for 4% of new recruits as of April 2020, while Latinx hires accounted for 4.5%.
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