Some Gen Z college grads say they won’t work for tech companies like Facebook and Google because of recent scandals in big tech, The New York Times reported.
Ivy League engineering grads once ranked Google, Amazon, and Facebook in their top 10 most desirable places to work, prompting finance firms to relax their office culture to copy Silicon Valley.
Tech firms continue to rank as the top places to work according to LinkedIn and Glassdoor, but some former Facebook recruiters say the acceptance rate for new hires has fallen by as much as 40% in recent years, according to the Times.
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Facebook and Google routinely hold the top spots for the best places to work, but some college grads couldn’t care less.
Generation Z college graduates, or those born between 1996-2010, say they won’t be applying to jobs at major tech companies due to concerns over company ethics, according to a new report from The New York Times.
The last decade had no shortage of scandals involving major tech firms, including reports that Google had protected a top executive from punishment for sexual misconduct in 2018 and Facebook’s revelation …read more
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