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These are the top companies for career advancement for Black employees: Glassdoor report


A new Glassdoor survey has revealed that Delta Air Lines is the most popular company to offer Black workers career opportunities.

Glassdoor has launched new inclusion and diversity initiatives in 2020 products that highlighted the state of DE&I at companies. It allows Black workers to see their workplaces from a different perspective than their non-Black counterparts. This gives them insight into what could be improved.

Based on Glassdoor Review DataBlack employees feel less satisfied with their company than those who are white, between January 1 and December 31, 2021. Black employees rated their workplaces at a average of 3.5, while non-Black workers were at 3.8. 

Delta Air Lines was the top-ranked Black employee and received an average rank of 4.2 for career opportunities. Their 2021 Close The Gap Report, the airline addressed the gap between the diversity in their front-line talent and their executives, pledging to fulfill their commitment to being an “anti-racist, anti-discrimination organization.”

As of June 2021, Delta’s demographics consisted of 41% women, 24% Black, and 21% ethnic minorities. With inclusive hiring practices and virtual anti-racism conferencesDelta, as well as business resource groups, has strived to foster a culture of trust and support Black and POC talent.

Microsoft received an average rank of 4.2, making it the 2nd-highest rated company among Black employees. It offers many opportunities to develop Black employees. They have also committed to increasing the numbers of African American and Hispanic people managers, senior contributors and top leaders in the U.S. by 2025.

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Glassdoor highlighted how Black workers rate different workplace elements, including areas such as career opportunities and work/life balance. Diversity and inclusion held the highest ranking (3.6), but senior leadership was ranked the lowest (3.1), indicating the “ongoing need for senior leaders to continue focusing on fostering trust, increasing transparency and unifying employees around common goals,” according to Glassdoor.

Here’s the full list of the companies Black employees believe are committed to their career advancement.

1. Delta Air Lines

Headquarters: Atlanta, GA

Air Transportation Industry

Rating: 4.2

2. Microsoft

Headquarters: Redmond, WA

Industry: Technology

Rating: 4.2

3. Northrop Grumman

Headquarters: Falls Church, VA

Industry: Aerospace

Rating: 4.1

4. Deloitte

Headquarters: London, England, UK

Industry: Consulting

Rating: 4.1

5. FedEx

Memphis, TN Headquarters

Industry: Transportation Services / E-commerce

Rating: 4.0

6. Bank of America

Headquarters: Charlotte, NC

Industry: Financial services

Rating: 4.0

7. Capital One

Headquarters: McLean, VA

Industry: Financial services

Rating: 4.0

8. Enterprise

Headquarters: St. Louis, MO

Industry: Transportation services

9. EY

Headquarters: London, England, UK & New York, NY

Services to the professional sector

Rating: 4.0

10. Chick-fil-A