I was going to title this one: “Sorry, I’m pretty sure that’s not how diversity, equity, and inclusion works.”
It’ll make sense in a second.
Back in 2017, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission caught wind that a senior vice president for human resources and diversity for a major pharmaceutical company recognized at a Leadership Town Hall that the company’s workforce was composed of older workers.
According to the EEOC, the senior vice president then announced goals for “Early Career” hiring to add more millennials to the company’s workforce.
I’m not sure I like where this is