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These Are the Best Places to Work If You’re Not a White Dude

Facebook, Intuit and Salesforce all got high marks in a new survey on how companies treat their workers who aren’t white men.

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BY Sonya Mann - 11 Aug 2017

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Salesforce, Intuit, Facebook: When it comes to companies where women and minority employees feel happiest and most supported, those top the list. That's according to Comparably, which collects data about compensation and employment conditions via anonymous employee reports, with a current focus on the tech industry.

On Thursday, Comparably, whose product is similar to Glassdoor, released two lists compiled from its database, ranking the twenty companies where women and people of color reported the best professional experiences, respectively. (Disclosure: Comparably's founder and CEO, Jason Nazar, is an Inc.com columnist.)

The announcement coincides with ongoing furor in response to a Google employee's memo criticizing the company's diversity efforts. As Comparably dryly put it, "Few subjects are more controversial these days than gender and diversity in the workplace."

Each company on the pair of lists was assigned a score out of 100, based on data from March 2016 through August 2017. The highest score that any of them earned was 83, which is equivalent to a B grade. Here's the "gender score" list:

  1. 1. Humana -- 83
  2. 2. Salesforce -- 82
  3. 3. PepsiCo -- 81
  4. 4. Adobe -- 80
  5. 5. Kaiser -- 80
  6. 6. Intuit -- 80
  7. 7. T-Mobile -- 79
  8. 8. LinkedIn -- 79
  9. 9. Accenture -- 79
  10. 10. Facebook -- 77

And here's the "diversity score" list:

  1. 1. U.S. Air Force -- 81
  2. 2. VMware -- 81
  3. 3. Disney -- 80
  4. 4. LinkedIn -- 80
  5. 5. Salesforce -- 79
  6. 6. Intuit -- 79
  7. 7. Tyson Foods -- 79
  8. 8. Nordstrom -- 79
  9. 9. Facebook -- 78
  10. 10. Symantec -- 77

Salesforce, Intuit, LinkedIn, and Facebook appear on both lists, reinforcing the overall prevalence of large companies. However, it's important to note that the ranking results are a reflection of Comparably's sample, which may not represent the tech industry or the working world at large.