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The elephant in the room of Bias: You…

It is interesting to see how as each new year rolls by a new “hype” comes with it – and “AI” is the current subject that dominates the conversation both on and offline. But unlike its predecessors, AI seems to have gone from hero to zero in in less time that it takes to say…

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Time for change

It’s been six years since Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft first released diversity reports, revealing the companies’ workforces were overwhelmingly white or Asian men. Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote his employees a letter promising the company would be “as innovative in advancing diversity as we are in developing products.”  It’s been 30 years since a…

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HR and Artificial Intelligence: Why we need to consider diversity now more than ever

This article is inspired by a stimulating discussion at an HR leaders meetup at Odgers Berndtson last week and from listening to this podcast involving Stuart Russell – a pioneering authority on Artificial Intelligence.   AI and why we don’t need to worry As with any buzzword artificial intelligence (AI henceforth) is being thrown around…

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How AI Cuts Through The Noise In The Talent Pool

New recruiting mechanisms are driving an enormous number of candidates to apply for open positions, and to better search those applicant pools, companies are increasingly turning to AI to take a more data-driven approach to recruitment. Watch Forbes Insights with Nick Shekerdemian.

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