1. Wells Fargo CEO: ‘Limited pool of black talent to recruit from’

    Wells Fargo CEO: ‘Limited pool of black talent to recruit from’

    Wells Fargo chief executive Charles Scharf exasperated some black employees in a Zoom meeting this summer when he reiterated that the bank had trouble reaching diversity goals because there was not enough qualified minority talent, two participants told Reuters. He also made the assertion in a company-wide memo June 18 that announced diversity initiatives as nationwide protests broke out following the death of George Floyd , an unarmed African American man, in police custody...

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    1. While it might sound like an excuse, the unfortunate reality is that there is a very limited pool of black talent to recruit from.
    2. The meeting was incredibly constructive … I walked away being incredibly surprised at how genuine and sincere he is.
    3. There is an amazing amount of black talent out there.
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