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[$$] Goldman Sachs Implements Its Own 'Rooney Rule' in Diversity Push

The requirement is Wall Street’s version of the “Rooney Rule,” which requires National Football League teams to interview a minority candidate for head coaching jobs, and is part of new diversity targets Goldman rolled out Monday that include hiring more black and Hispanic employees. The elite colleges that feed Wall Street’s recruiting machine are now equally divided between men and women. Goldman doesn’t have a network of retail branches where employees tend to be more diverse and reflect their surrounding communities. And like all banks, it is adding engineers by the wagonload, an industry where women and some minority groups are less easily found.