In the summer of 2022, The Myers Report reached out to over 2500 agency and media professionals to better understand current perspectives around Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The study looked not only at current levels of representation in the industry workforce, but also the lesser-explored areas of how diverse employees engage in their corporate cultures. In general, The Myers Report found that the industry is still struggling with representation in its ranks, especially among Blacks and Hispanics. Only 4.4% of the study's respondents were Black (one-third their presence in the general population), and 8.8% were Hispanic (less than half Hispanics' presence in the general population). Black and African American respondents were also the second largest group planning to make a job change outside the industry (15.5%), a sign that retention is as much of a priority as recruiting new talent.
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