Two and a half weeks ago, I went to watch Hidden Figures it was a great movie. However, from an HR perspective, the movie is phenomenal. Hidden Figures is movie based on three African American women who worked for NASA and their contributions to NASA.
The setting is in 1961.
If you work in the United States, you’ll notice the date is a full three years BEFORE the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Title VII.
In the new age of company lunches, nap pods, and other enticing benefits, we never think about things that we take for granted so here are some of the moments in the movie that really rang true.