Tag: bias

05 Jun 2020

Nothing like a crisis to force change 

In AA there is a saying that you only wake up to the need for change when you hit rock bottom. Sometimes it feels like that is our lot in…

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19 May 2020

Fairness Comes When You Replace Humans With Machines 

In an earlier blog, we talked about HR’s role in managing business risk. Today we turn our focus on one risk area that occupies CHRO’s, CEOs and Boards- the risk presented…

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11 May 2020

The CHRO Should Manage Bias Like the CFO Manages the Financials

This is a line credited to Peter Drucker, a well-known management guru. Organisations have been selective on whether they use quotas or targets in the diversity space – it’s still…

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31 Mar 2020

To AI or not to AI

A recent CNN story quoted only 12% of companies used AI last year to deliver not just a faster status quo, but a complete reinvention of the way they work.…

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31 Mar 2020

The 2 metrics that should matter the most to any recruiter

The Talent Business Model Any leader with P&L accountability knows that tracking margin (ie the difference between your revenue and what it cost you to earn that revenue) is pretty…

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28 Feb 2020

The Machine picked the wrong guy

AI used to inform decisions about people I work with a team building a product-driven by AI which is used to inform decisions about people. This means I am often…

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28 Feb 2020

Why Machines make better decisions than humans (oh and why I hate Simon Sinek )

This came up in my feed last week prompting me to share my own 2 cents on why machines are better at hiring decisions than humans. Did you know that…

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28 Feb 2020

What can HR learn about risk management from banks?

The Royal Commission has brought about a lot of scrutiny on the banks, and for good reason. But we have to give them credit where it’s due. Compared to HR…

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05 Feb 2020

Diversity hiring – the solution is in data patterns

AI helps you discover the right patterns without bias. Good pattern recognition allows you to make better decisions, short-circuit lengthy processes, avoid mistakes, and better understand risks. But it has…

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05 Feb 2020

When unconscious bias becomes a conscious bias

unconscious bias A perfect example of unconscious bias manifesting in a conscious and damaging way. At PredictiveHire we are attuned to research and stories around bias – for most of…

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05 Jan 2020

The importance of avoiding algorithmic bias

HireVue, an AI-driven recruitment company, has recently been taken to the US Federal Trade Commission with a prominent rights group claiming unfair and deceptive trade practices in HireVue’s use of…

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10 Dec 2019

Biased people are much harder to fix than algorithms

We worry intensely about the amplification of lies and prejudices from the technology that fuels social media like Facebook, yet do we hold the mirror up to ourselves and check…

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