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For tech workers, free food is a perk of the job meals are available in their offices three times a day and are supplemented with snacks from mini-kitchens stuffed with clif bars and lacroix. The big silicon valley tech companies have a reputation for minting millionaires not everyone is mark zuckerberg, of course, but even the average. In silicon valley, high-tech companies readily poach talented individuals from competitors, and there’s little stigma attached to workers who leave for greener. Workers are less than 1 percent of this group at these select leading silicon valley firms, and hispanic workers are 16 percent 4 diversity in high tech this report examines demographic diversity in the “high tech” sector this is a timely and.
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