How important is diversity in the workplace? A KelloggInsight report documented how better decisions are made by diverse businesses, while Catalyst noted that Fortune 500 companies with the highest representation of women board directors outperformed those with the least by 53 percent.
Now, Twitter has released data that reveals the company’s ethnic and gender diversity, and it makes for interesting reading.
After 64 matches Germany has been declared the winner of the 2014 World Cup, edging Argentina 1-0 in extra time in a close final.
How much money does the world of e-commerce generate every 30 seconds?
More than $1.2 million.
Let’s think about that number for a second. One point two million dollars, every half a minute.
Internships aren’t always painted with the kindest brush. They’re typically seen as coffee-slinging, under-appreciated positions where burnout is higher than the demand for unpaid overtime.
But tech internships might not be such a bad racket: Twitter interns earn over 5x the national minimum wage in the US.
Yesterday, in a match that will be remembered for a long time and likely take the host nation (and its ardent fans) years to recover from, Germany humiliated a Sunday league-esque Brazil side 7-1 in the World Cup semi finals.
Twitter, of course, soaked up a lot of the conversation around the game, a lot of which was and stunned reaction, mockery and sheer bemusement.
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