How IBM’s Watson is taking the hiring bias out of interviews

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The computer manufacturing company last week announced the launch of IBM Watson Recruitment’s Adverse Impact Analysis capability – an AI tool that identifies instances of bias associated with education, race, gender, age, or previous employer by analyzing the historical hiring data of the organization and underscoring potential unconscious biases. An organization can be convinced that the selected job applicant was the best for the given role if they use AI trained with unbiased data.

Who Can Deliver on AI?


“There is tremendous innovation happening today, yet there remains a lot of opportunity to build technology solutions that are responsive to the needs of large employers,” says Stephanie Lundquist, CHRO of Target Corp.,

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Most Important Developments In HR This Year


The EEOC filed more lawsuits against companies that did nothing about harassment claims in 2019 than ever before, securing a cool $486 million for victims of discrimination in the workplace. Harassment and discrimination of any kind in the workplace simply won’t be tolerated anymore.


Here’s a New Way to Verify HR Software’s Capabilities


The questionnaire was assembled by a committee chaired by Target’s CHRO, Stephanie Lundquist. Generally, to be considered “AI capable” a machine or software tool must have the ability to process large amounts of data and learn from or recognize patterns in that data.


i4cp 2017 Conference Day Two: Quotes and Notes


Pat Wadors, CHRO and SVP of the Global Talent Organization at LinkedIn brought her own sense of cool with an equally genuine and passionate story of belonging as the necessary third element of having a diverse and inclusive workplace. The game plan and story of TIAA’s HR transformation was shared by Skip Spriggs, EVP CHRO and Josh Shamansky, SVP, Chief Talent & Reward Officer. Expectations always rise on the second day of a high-quality conference; this year was no exception.

Conference Twitter Primer Unleash World Conference and Expo #Unleash18


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