Tag: Reduce Bias

18 Jun 2020

The Hypocrisy of Corporate America on Black Lives Matter

What corporate America doesn’t want to admit right now is that when COVID-19 forced them to make lay-offs and tough decisions about the things that mattered to them, Diversity and…

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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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05 Jun 2020

Will COVID-19 be the bias interrupter we need so badly in hiring?  

The rise in video platforms for hiring suggests we still have as strong a ‘bias’ towards having to see someone to hire someone, as there has been with having to…

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20 May 2020

This Year Is the Year of Trust: 3 Guiding Principles for CHROs

Is it just me or is the word ‘trust’ coming up a lot in your LinkedIn feed right now? Did anyone notice the Linked-In post by ‘SCOMO’ on the weekend,…

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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 Most Important Skill Almost No-One is Hiring For

Remote work is not going away. The bonus of remote work becoming ‘a thing’ is it enables you to go further afield for talent. Broadening the candidate pool means you…

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17 Apr 2020

The North Star in Graduate Recruitment – Hiring For Values

When you search ‘hire for values’ on Google, about 424m search results come up. HBR, and every other respectable HR journal has covered this topic at length. But what does it…

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06 Apr 2020

Hiring surge helps HR tech capital raising over the line despite virus

PredictiveHire – In the press An Australian tech firm that uses artificial intelligence to quickly filter job applicants has managed to successfully complete a Series B fundraising round, despite financial markets catching…

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10 Mar 2020

What Everyone Knows About Assessment Centres But Won’t Say

Let’s discuss the significant issues that talent acquisition teams face with assessment centres every day. As a solution provider operating in the high-volume recruiting space, we’ve identified seven common assessment…

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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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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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26 Sep 2019

Everybody lies

Everybody Lies is written by the person who had access to the largest text dataset ever, Google! In this book Seth Stephens-Davidowitz proves how good we are at lying even…

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