During National Hispanic Heritage Month, many companies are intentionally making an effort to celebrate their Latinx employees. National Hispanic Heritage Month honors the long and important presence of Hispanic and Latinx peoples in the United States. It began as a week-long celebration in 1968 until 1989 when it became a month-long celebration. At Glassdoor, we’ve made it our mission to celebrate, educate, and embrace the culture of all Hispanic/ Latinx Glassdoorians across the globe.
Here are 4 companies committing themselves to address the Hispanic and Latinx communities’ needs while providing opportunities that empower their Latinx employees’ lives and careers.
Box has been committed to building a culture that is inclusive of individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences. They want to build teams that are as diverse as our customers and the world we live in, with a broad representation of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, backgrounds, and perspectives — among many other dimensions of diversity. Their ultimate goal is to cultivate a vibrant and values-driven community, where Boxers feel like they belong, and this is what makes Box such an incredible place to work! To recognize Hispanic Heritage Month and their Latinx Employee Resource Community (ERC), they highlight specific employees from the following cultural heritage: from countries such as El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico, Chile, and many more.
Engineering Manager, Messaging and Notifications, Staff Backend Engineer, Conversion, Business Analytics Sr. Analyst – Sales, Fullstack Senior Software Engineer, Sr. Specialist, Organizational Success, Customer Success Enablement Manager & more.
What Employees Say:
“I haven’t regretted joining Box for a second. The company has fantastic culture, a great product set (which has a leadership position within all of the key analyst reports), and offers exciting work. The European team is in transition, but some brilliant team members and some top new talent join the Sales, Marketing, and CS teams. The culture is genuinely supportive and collaborative, both at a regional and global level, with many community groups (MOSAIC, Pride, Box Women’s Network) and an ongoing program run by our Chief Fun Officers. The benefits are excellent. I’ve also seen multiple colleagues be promoted and some excellent international transfer opportunities.” – Current Employee
At 3M, they foster an engaging, collaborative environment – where ideas are shared freely. Recently, 3M was named one of the 2020 Top 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the U.S. by LATINA Style 50 ReportTheir Latino Resource Network. 3M has a rich ERG community, and of one of 3M’s nine employee resource groups, their Latinx ERG has nearly 200 members. The Latinx ERG was created and has the goals to:
- Support new Latino 3Mers in the Twin Cities, where 3M’s global headquarters is located, and connect and support them throughout their careers.
- Foster the advancement of Latinos in their 3M career, from hire to retire, by adding value to the enterprise.
- Showcase 3M’s passion for Latino routes to all in the community.
- Expand their relevance & impact by partnering with other companies in the Twin Cities.
Aside from their thriving Latinx ERG, 3M is a partner of The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. They also strive to highlight their Latinx employees’ individual accomplishments like Laura Rodriguez, a Latina research specialist at 3M. Laura Rodriguez was recently named The Society of Hispanic Engineers’ Star of Tomorrow. The award honors those who demonstrate a commitment to technical excellence while modeling professionalism, integrity, and dedication to mentoring and community service, all attributes that can be seen throughout her impressive career.
Global Strategic Sourcing Analyst (UR), NLU – Software Engineer, SIBG Business Transformation Plan-to-Deliver Lead, Production Packer, Eastern Zone-Field Service Specialist, (Remote based), 3M HIS HCC Adoption Specialist & more.
What Employees Say:
“Surprisingly agile for such a large company. Able to listen. Great team, both in Pittsburgh and at 3M HIS – also on the corporate level where I had interactions. The general feeling is that they really care about their employees and try to do the right thing.” -Currently Employee
Twilio is enabling innovators across every industry — from emerging leaders to the world’s largest organizations — to reinvent how companies engage with their customers. As a result, the company strives to build equity, equality, and belonging to their overall strategy of building products that will reflect the global population and make communication more inclusive for all. To recognize LatinX Heritage Month, Twilio’s Latinx employee resource group, a community dedicated to celebrating cultural diversity, and fostering an inclusive community, hosted cooking classes highlighting foods from Columbia and Brazil, music class with rhythms of Puerto Rico, Trivia Night, and partnered with Techqueria to discuss the advancement of LatinX talent in Tech. Furthermore, the company supports the growth and development of underrepresented talent, including LatinX employees and in 2020, Twilio launched BetterUp coaching for all Latinx employees to help build the skills they need to accelerate and progress forward in their careers.
What Employees Say:
“After a year at Twilio, it is about time to write a review on Glassdoor. Backstory – I was not even looking for a change and have never heard of Twilio. Still, the recruitment team did a fantastic job selling the company’s values and was super transparent about the role and challenges, too, #greatworkethics. The recruiter Anu Aswani went the extra mile to make the entire hiring process easy and communicated very well throughout my hiring. She guided and convinced me why I should join and helped me research Twilio, their customer base, and products.” – Current Employee
At Bloomberg, they are committed to creating an inclusive environment for this community — both within their company and beyond. This Hispanic Heritage Month, they are solidifying that commitment by signing The Hispanic Promise, a first-of-its-kind national pledge to hire, promote, retain and celebrate Latinx talent in the workplace — as they continue to celebrate the unique and valuable contributions of this diverse group.
What Employees Say:
“Combining the best of the financial and technological elements of the job market, Bloomberg is an excellent firm to work for. Driven by results, but with a fair work-life balance, allow each employee to adapt according to their ambition and personal/family needs. Excellent facilities (their London office is the best in the world) and perks. The firm has a fantastic track record since its inception.” -Current Employee
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