Legal Issues in AI: Bias and Discrimination

HR Examiner

Bias and discrimination are often used interchangeably. But this example is a research question, not discrimination. Discrimination is a legal term that means making an employment decision that adversely affects an individual or group in a protected class.

Are Your Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Only Skin Deep?

DecisionWise

In other words, he wanted the reputational benefits of diversity but was missing the more critical advantages that come with the inclusion of diverse thought. Companies that have ethnically diverse leadership teams were 33 percent more likely to outperform their peers.

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Confronting Discrimination In The Workplace (For Leaders)

Vantage Circle

Discrimination, subtle or blatant, can be seen everywhere in our day to day lives. However, many leaders choose to believe that discrimination in the workplace doesn’t really exist. Discrimination can be in the little acts itself. Should they fire the ones who are discriminating?

Can HR really fix organisations’ diversity problems?

cipHR

Instances of racism, harassment and discrimination have, for many workers who identify as part of a minority group, sadly been part of and parcel of working life for too long. HR can also draw in more diverse talent by thinking carefully about the language used in jobs ads.

7 Steps to Reaching Your Workforce Diversity Goals

Digital HR Tech

Workforce diversity, whether it’s gender, ethnic, or age diversity , is often linked to strong organizational performance. But how do you go about actually building a diverse workforce? The workforce diversity plan. Look for diverse sourcing channels.

Independence Day Commemorates Freedom … from Discrimination

Accurate Background

This act was a landmark civil rights and labor law prohibiting discrimination in public places, providing for the integration of schools and other public facilities, and made employment discrimination illegal.

How to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Best Money Moves

How to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace. New research on diversity and inclusion initiatives and how they can lead to higher profitability. How to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace. Adopt a Systemic, Business-Led Approach to Diversity and Inclusion.

The Amazon Example: Can AI Discriminate?

HR Daily Advisor

Instinctively, it would seem that using a machine, data, or artificial intelligence (AI) to review job applicants would create a process that is fairer by default. All too often, we risk re-creating past discrimination, even when we try not to.

4 Ways HR Analytics Can Improve Workplace Diversity

Cornerstone On Demand

has always been known as a melting pot; diversity is its strong suit. However, when it comes to corporate America, diversity has historically been lacking. In the next 10 to 30 years, census data says that there will be no racial or ethnic majority in the United States. The U.S.

Diversity, Inclusion and The Workplace

HR Counselor's Corner

Workplace diversity is understanding, accepting, and valuing differences in people. Differences in education, as well as personalities, skill sets, experiences, is also included in the definition of diversity. So, what does it mean to have Diversity and Inclusion in your workplace?

Without Retention, Diversity Efforts Fall Short

Reflektive

Building diversity in the workplace is an initiative HR leaders cannot afford to miss. Companies with diverse workforces are proven to deliver higher performance and greater innovation. Therefore, many technology companies are directing large sums of money to increase internal diversity metrics and cultivate a broader pipeline of minority candidates. Despite investment in equal-opportunity hiring practices, diversity numbers are unimpressive Click To Tweet.

The Top 20 Diversity Titles [with Descriptions]

Ongig

Which diversity titles work best for you and your team? My team and I looked at the best practices at leading companies as well as the most popular diversity titles requested on Google (via ahrefs and Google’s Keyword Tool). Diversity vs Inclusion vs. Equity.

Learning Corner With Jeffrey Pfeffer: Why It’s Important to Include Age in Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

Cornerstone On Demand

At Stanford University, during the 2018-2019 academic year, virtually every meeting of the faculty senate included a report—or two—on the university’s diversity efforts. Clearly, diversity and inclusion are becoming a priority for all types of organizations.

The case for diversity

HR Daily Advisor

While few American businesses self-report on diversity data , workplace discrimination and inclusion are near-daily topics in the media. To underscore the criticality of workplace diversity, let’s take a look at how inclusion and diversity are tied to corporate performance.

Making Social Media Work for You—Not Against You—in Recruiting for Diversity

HR Daily Advisor

Achieving a diverse workforce and learning how to use social media to recruit talent are two common goals for employers. Today’s social media-aided recruiting opens a world of opportunities to find a diverse set of potential employees.

Increase Diversity in Leadership Roles

Pinsight

Pinsight also provided them with an engaging executive-level assessment that would not only provide accurate data for talent reviews but also feed into participants’ development. The post Increase Diversity in Leadership Roles appeared first on Pinsight.

Addressing AI Bias: Diversity-by-Design

Analytics in HR

Out of the many themes in HR, diversity frequently gets the spotlight. Yet seeing advanced analytics or AI solutions applied to diversity is rare, especially when compared to themes like turnover and absenteeism. Diversity and AI: an inconvenient truth. Historical data.

AI is not a Quick-Fix Solution for Discrimination

HRExecutive

However, the emergence of AI has sparked a fascinating and important debate: Do machines making decisions that were once made by humans reduce or even eliminate discrimination—or can they actually increase bias?

Not Enough: Diversity and Inclusion and Why It’s Falling Short Right Now

Flimp Communications

Over the last decade, there have been a flurry of HR initiatives to increase diversity and inclusion. The response, in a lot of cases, was for HR to organize training and seminars around diversity and inclusion.

Why You Should Run a Diversity and Inclusion Survey

TalenX

While diversity and inclusion (D&I) is a term that is commonly thrown around among HR professionals in the corporate world, it is much more than a human resource program. On that end, a diversity and inclusion survey becomes essential for companies that wish to understand where they stand.

Use 'The Interruption Strategy' to Tackle the Diversity Gap

Cornerstone On Demand

population will soon be more diverse than ever: Census data suggests there will be no ethnic majority in the next 10 to 30 years. Williams writes, “When an organization lacks diversity, it's not the employees who need fixing. " There are many emerging strategies to increase diversity and eliminate bias in organizations — including several focused on using big data to tackle the problem. Talent Management Diversity

While Companies Make Strides Towards Diverse Workplaces, Political Diversity Struggles in Tech

Select Software Reviews

Despite increased pressure to create a more diverse and inclusive workplace, diversity is still an area where many companies struggle. Businesses also fail to create an inclusive workplace when they focus on hitting diversity quotas rather than on shifting the company culture.

AI Hiring: Bias in the Code

HR Examiner

“While it is true that a machine can do a better job at relentlessly sticking to a narrow script, it cannot see or understand things that are not in the data. Small hints of social class unmeasured in the core data can prompt a skew within a given category.

Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data

Visier

Situational ageism — prejudice or discrimination on the basis of a person’s age — undoubtedly exists in the tech industry. Here are four common ageism myths we debunked with the data: Myth #1: Older tech workers are less valued.

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Can personality tests be used to improve diversity?

LifeSpeak

Not only can these tests seriously curtail an individual’s career opportunities, but they can also stifle diversity within an organization. Organizations should be careful not to use the data from personality tests to discriminate against certain candidates or employees.

Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data

Visier

Situational ageism — prejudice or discrimination on the basis of a person’s age — undoubtedly exists in the tech industry. Here are four common ageism myths we debunked with the data: Myth #1: Older tech workers are less valued.

Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data

Visier

Situational ageism — prejudice or discrimination on the basis of a person’s age — undoubtedly exists in the tech industry. Here are four common ageism myths we debunked with the data: Myth #1: Older tech workers are less valued.

How to Take Action: Strategies for Creating a More Diverse and Inclusive Workplace in 2018

HR Daily Advisor

The volatility of 2017 further surfaced a number of longstanding and important issues, like racial and gender equality and diversity of thought in the workplace. Diversity and inclusion are now increasingly top of mind for leaders of organizations due the impact of diversity on bottom lines.

Supreme Court Ruling Protects LGBTQ Employees

HR Counselor's Corner

Supreme Court ruled that discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This ruling essentially provided clarity on if sexual orientation and gender identity were covered under sex discrimination.

How to Renew Focus on Diversity, Inclusion and Gender Equity

AbelHR

This attention should be focused creating a diverse, inclusive culture for all the benefits and perspective that employees of different backgrounds bring to the table, not because it is required by law to not discriminate on grounds of race, ethnicity, gender, age, or other perceived differences.

Diversity at Twitter Is About More Than Hiring

Workology

Miley was deeply disappointed in Twitter’s lukewarm commitment to diversity in tech, saying, “my time at Twitter is over. “ I want Twitter to be a place where all employees feel comfortable raising questions about diversity. HR diversity diversity in tech Twitter

Uncoded Bias in AI Hiring

HR Examiner

Small hints of social class unmeasured in the core data can prompt a skew within a given category. So, while it is true that a machine can do a better job at relentlessly sticking to a narrow script, it cannot see or understand things that are not in the data.

It’s Time to Transform Calibration: Data In, Conscious & Unconscious Bias Out

Betterworks

Calibration as traditionally practiced is not only distorted by process failures, but has camouflaged conscious and unconscious bias that robs workers and organizations of the human and financial benefits of diversity and inclusion. And if those stories contradict the data?

Cultural Change: An Update on Workforce Diversity

Inpower Coaching

As I’ve begun to explore the interpersonal dynamics of workplace discrimination more closely, I have gone back to update my own understanding of workforce diversity data and what it tells us about the the demographic makeup of the modern workforce.

Encouraging Signals: More Job Postings cite LGBTQ Diversity in Hiring

Burning Glass Technologies

Over the past five years, Burning Glass Technologies data shows major increases in the number of job postings that include terms like gender identity and sexual orientation, particularly as part of equal opportunity employment statements.