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How do you feel about this? Makes me sick to see this in 2021, in one of the biggest agency in Canada.

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It’s expected. People should share this more when it happens. There’s a few articles that reflect this outcome. Corporations are more willing to hire white women over POC as they feel the pressure to hire diverse staff. Check the box. I’m for more women, we need them and they have experienced their share of exclusion and marginalization. But I cannot ignore the apparent bias and exclusion of POC. Women of Color get the double whammy of discrimination. While I believe talent is most important, the bias is real and we need to offset it by looking at POC and women more. The world is diverse and so should be the agencies that market to it.

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I feel like I’d assume all of them are white thanks to the bars over their eyes and making them greyscale. But I couldn’t even tell the one POC they’re pointing at is POC. Some of the others look a little Jewish or Arab, and some look possibly Latin. No idea. It would still be around 6 or so POC, and no Black talent as far as I can tell, but I hate shit like this too because it can easily undermine a solid argument for why agencies are exclusionary in their hiring.

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