By Malia Lazu | American Banker | September 25, 2020
Excuse or not, the challenges of finding diverse talent are a reflection of the segregated country.
While the quest for diverse talent seems quixotic, it’s actually a critical goal that reflection and strategy can solve — if it’s understood why it’s hard in the first place.
Unfortunately, some leaders in the banking industry and others have incorrectly claimed that a lack of diversity was due to not having enough diverse candidates. Such claims were recently made by Wells Fargo CEO Charlie Scharf, only reigniting the debate.