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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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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?

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.

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.

Everything to know about Human Resource Management

CuteHR

With globalization, Human Resource Management or Personnel Management as it was called in earlier days has transformed. What is Human Resource Management? At the macro-level, Human Resource Management is aimed at overseeing organizational leadership development and culture.

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.

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.

Uncoded Bias in AI Hiring

HR Examiner

“Allowing machines to participate in and perhaps even dictate decisions in Human Resources raises a host of ethical considerations. Small hints of social class unmeasured in the core data can prompt a skew within a given category. The Tendency Of Data Models To Skew (Bias).

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.

Don’t blame AI for gender bias – blame the data

Workable

The reason: its resume-analyzing AI discriminated against women by penalizing their resumes. But, as reported, the data the system was fed to learn how to score candidates was “successful resumes” and “unsuccessful resumes” from the past 10 years.

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Data-driven recruiting 101: How to improve your hiring process

Workable

Traditional recruiting used to rely on luck and intuition more than data, which was time-consuming to amass and analyze. But now, with a wealth of software and analytics tools available on the market, anyone can create a data-driven recruiting process. What is data-driven recruiting?

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Employee Mental Health: The Diversity Issue No One Talks About

SuccessFactors

Diversity has become the watch-word in building a modern workforce. As companies strive to overcome traditional workforce diversity issues like adequate gender and racial representation, new concerns arise. How, you might ask, is employee mental health a diversity issue?

Friday Five: Human and Non-Human Resources

Workology

Human resources is an increasingly data and technology-driven field. Recruiting now makes good use of machine intelligence, improving candidate search and diversity outcomes. Strategic HR requires smart, big data analytics. What do you do with all this data?

Don’t blame AI for gender bias – blame the data

Workable

The reason: its resume-analyzing AI discriminated against women by penalizing their resumes. But, as reported, the data the system was fed to learn how to score candidates was “successful resumes” and “unsuccessful resumes” from the past 10 years.

Retain Your Diverse Workforce with a Three-Pronged Approach

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Diversity no longer means having a few representative people who look different from the majority of your workforce. Diversity today is a key driver of organizational financial performance, and we need to consider diversity of markets, customers, ideas, and talent. Turnover Data.

#HotInHR: Where Was the Pilot On That United Airlines Flight? Ranking Tech Companies on Diversity, CEOs Get Big Pay Raise

HRmarketer

Labor Department goes after big tech for discrimination – CNN. In the final months of the Obama administration, the Department of Labor filed lawsuits against Google, Oracle and Palantir for hiring discrimination and pay disparities. Ranking Tech Companies on Diversity,… Click To Tweet. Ranking Tech Companies on Diversity, The Gig Economy’s False Promise, CEOs Get Big Pay Raise). This Entrepreneur Is Ranking Tech Companies on Diversity – Fortune.

How to Improve Diversity and Inclusion Using Social Media

Zenefits

If your top 2018 goals include improving your organization’s diversity and inclusion (D & I) initiatives, you may have overlooked an important tool– social media. In today’s world, social media platforms help businesses with human resources in two important ways: internally to improve diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and externally to attract more diverse candidates for open roles. . The Case for Improved Diversity and Inclusion.

Let’s Be Honest About Diversity: Age Matters Too

SuccessFactors

The conversation about diversity is finally opening up. But there’s a gaping oversight in the conversation that’s too often ignored: In the push to improve diversity, we have to recognize that age matters, too. In a post called “ Why Diversity is Difficult ,” he talked about Twitter’s efforts to be at its diverse best—only to turn around and oversimplify the situation or forget about it altogether in the course of getting things done. “In

#HotInHR: Tech Hiring Tons of Talent, Suit Aims To Keep LinkedIn Data Public, Workers Win Only 1% of Civil Rights Lawsuits

HRmarketer

HotInHR: Tech Hiring Tons of Talent, Suit Aims To Keep LinkedIn Data Public, Workers Win Only 1%… Click To Tweet. A new analysis of employee lawsuits finds a low success rate for discrimination, harassment, or retaliation, and highlights the U.S.’s Tags: Women, Diversity.

Pat yourselves on the back, employers. EEOC Charges dipped to a new 27-year low!!!??

The Employer Handbook

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced ( here ) its Fiscal Year 2019 Enforcement and Litigation Data. The percentage of EEOC Charges that include sex discrimination claims was basically flat. Race discrimination claims return to No. By U.S.

NPRM on Sex Discrimination—What Will Be Required?

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday’s Advisor briefed readers on new guidelines (to be called regulations) on sex discrimination proposed by the U.S. Benefits and Costs of the NPRM on Sex Discrimination. Technological advances and big data. Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS). Diversity.

15 steps you can take to build a more diverse workforce.

LifeSpeak

There’s no two ways about it — diversity is good. Not only is hiring for diversity the right thing to do from a societal perspective, but it has several economic benefits as well. A McKinsey study also revealed that diverse organizations earn 35% better results than those that are more homogeneous. Inviting candidates from different walks of life to an interview is a great step, but it’s not the only way to improve workplace diversity.

Recruiting Best Practices- Your Technology and You

HRchitect

Acquiring new talent in your organization requires you to navigate around laws regarding discrimination, confidentiality of candidate information and a fiscal responsibility to your organization through timely hires and adherence to salary expectations. Data Security.

Evaluating Workplace Diversity is More Than a Numbers Game

Entelo

New hiring trends and initiatives have quickly emerged in the past five years – using tools and data to drive recruiting, catering to the ever-enigmatic Generation Y (endearingly named Millennials), and improving workplace diversity. Small or larger, diverse companies lead by example.

Solving Gender Disparity Requires Analytics that Discover the Intersections

Visier

The Importance of Looking for Intersections in Data. Fiss and Ragins analyzed the same data with intersectional methods that uncover configurations. How can leaders use analytics to identify the best ways to accelerate women’s career progress?

Who Can Deliver on AI?

HRExecutive

The companies will then be evaluated to determine whether they have the resources and expertise necessary for helping large organizations do things such as eliminating unconscious bias from recruiting or identify greater numbers of diverse talent capable of filling skilled positions.

Are You Buying a Lawsuit with ‘Big Data’? HR Must Ask the Right Questions

HR Daily Advisor

But with the federal government eyeing “big data” as a potential area needing nondiscrimination enforcement, experts say HR must ask the right questions before buying any products or services. Despite the risks, “big data analytics work and they’re not going away,” Marko J.

6 Changes Your Company Must Make To Develop More Female Leaders

SuccessFactors

What Susan Fowler’s story highlights is that not only do women face direct discrimination from managers and peers, when they speak out they often feel the backlash in their opportunities for advancement.

5 ways to fight age and gender discrimination in the workplace

Workable

On 24 January 2019, in Boston, Workable hosted a panel discussion titled Diversity in Gender & Age: The Career Challenges Faced by Women at All Ages , to talk about the specific challenges at the intersection of age and gender discrimination in the workplace.

Danger in Silence: #TimesUp for Pay Inequity

Reflektive

Not only have most women experienced it first hand, but data proves that women are underpaid for the same roles as men. In fact, more and more, companies are beginning to disclose their gender pay gap data with aims to close their own inequities. It wasn’t until 1963 when President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act, which prohibited pay discrimination based on gender, that it became illegal to pay women less than men. Workplace DiversityHappy International Women’s Day!

#HotInHR: Cyber Monday & Employee Productivity, Google’s New Job Search Tools, Is there a Place for Humor at Work?

HRmarketer

For Tech’s Deepest Problems, Women Are The Canary In The Data Mine (FC). Human resources professionals, however, see Cyber Monday and Cyber Week as a threat to workplace productivity. A sampling of this week’s mergers and acquisitions announcements from around the human resource marketplace – and other partnerships. Newsletter: What's Hot in HR Cyber Monday Discrimination Diversity Employee Productivity Holidays Humor Inclusion Job Searches Technology Workplace

Beyond Business Bias: If I Don’t Take Responsibility, Who Will?

SuccessFactors

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) is an increasingly important topic for organizations in Mexico, as it is for businesses in many nations. The frustration of discrimination. I decided then that no one should ever have to experience the frustration of this kind of discrimination.

Don’t Rewrite Your Policy Manuals, Just Do This Instead…

PerformanceICreate

Stop Discriminating! All you have to do is read the news to see that racism, sexism, religious discrimination, and all the other isms are still alive and, in some places, positively thriving. It used to be that companies would put the EEO posters in the break room and the statements in job ads, then continue to discriminate against anyone who didn’t look and sound like the hiring manager (who looked and sounded exactly like senior management). Dig into your data.

6 Changes Your Company Must Make To Develop More Female Leaders

SuccessFactors

What former Uber engineer Susan Fowler’s story highlights is that not only do women face direct discrimination from managers and peers, when they speak out they often feel the backlash in their opportunities for advancement.

5 ways to fight age and gender discrimination in the workplace

Workable

On 24 January 2019, in Boston, Workable hosted a panel discussion titled Diversity in Gender & Age: The Career Challenges Faced by Women at All Ages , to talk about the specific challenges at the intersection of age and gender discrimination in the workplace.

11 steps that you can take now to reduce harassment in your workplace

The Employer Handbook

Evaluate, and hold accountable, all executives, managers, and supervisors on their efforts to eliminate harassment and improve diversity of all kinds throughout the organization. This should include centralizing key employment functions within the Human Resources department.