Netflix memo encourages recruiters to avoid talking about Dave Chappelle
Posted On January 4, 2022
Netflix sent recruiters talking points on how to avoid discussing The Closer with job candidates, according to a leaked memo obtained by The Verge. The memo tells members of the talent acquisition team not to comment on Dave Chappelle’s stand-up set, which sparked a national conversation about transphobia, cancel culture, and comedy.
“Find a way to respectfully end and move on from the topic if you’re pressed further on the topic in areas not covered in the talking points,” the memo reads.
In a section titled “The Closer and employees,” Netflix encourages recruiters to state: “We value our trans colleagues and allies, and understand the deep hurt that’s been caused. We respect the decision of any employee who chose to walk out, and…