hr tech roundtable

This year has been, in the words of a good friend, a “dumpster fire.” So many things have gone wrong, yet the changing environment has led to some new developments, opportunities to connect, and different approaches to traditional events. Those changes are a silver lining in this bigger shift we’re seeing this year. One of…

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Last year, Amazon shuttered an algorithm the team was developing because it realized it was biased. The algorithm was developed by the company’s engineers to look at high-performing employee profiles and then select the right candidates from the firm’s resume database. The problem? The algorithm favored men in its selection process. When this story hit…

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Choosing the Right Talent It’s important to create a great candidate experience, because first impressions mean everything. Assessments, interviews, and post-interview interactions could make all the difference in choosing the right candidate for the job. As an employer, you are faced with the daunting task of selecting individuals to interview. Employers have to peruse through hundreds of applications…

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In the 1980s, Hans Moravec and other AI researchers discovered a curious finding that we now know as Moravec’s Paradox. Essentially, AI can very easily learn to do things that are “hard” for humans, such as advanced statistics and analysis. On the other hand, things that are very simple for humans, such as identifying colors or…

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