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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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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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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.

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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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.

Ensuring Fair Hiring Practices

HRO Today

While this population group represents a huge pool of prospective employees, having a criminal record can make it difficult to find work. Unemployment is at one of the lowest levels in recent history and the war for talent is on,” says Greg Dubecky, president of Corporate Screening. There are key regulations already in place to reduce this type of discrimination. Criminal records are keeping millions of people out of the workforce but new policies are closing the divide.

Educated Evaluations

HRO Today

A randomly selected group of employers receives a resume with a male or female name from one demographic group while another group of employers receives a resume with a name from a different demographic group.

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Evaluating Whether You Should Hire Candidates with Past Criminal Histories

Cisive

percent, SHRM data says that more than 7.8 While this typically includes campaigns to specifically recruit diverse candidates, persons with disabilities, and other marginalized groups, there is a trend towards recruiting candidates with past criminal histories. The Discrimination Consideration When Hiring Employees with a Criminal History. Because of the potential for discrimination, many states and cities have laws known as “Ban-the-Box” legislation.

screening for candidates who will be comfortable with cursing and crude jokes, bringing a backpack to an interview, and more

Ask a Manager

Can I screen for candidates who won’t be uncomfortable with our cursing and crude jokes? The executive team I (and my future hire) support is a bit of a “boys club” with a decent amount of cursing and the occasional inappropriate joke made in smaller group settings. It’s also important to make sure that “screening for cultural fit” doesn’t end up meaning “screening for people from similar demographic backgrounds,” which it may, even if you don’t intend it to.

Gender Pay Gap and People Analytics: A Practice with Open Data

Littal Shemer

Gender Pay Gap and People Analytics: A Practice with Open Data. However, one issue remained unsolved for years: The lack of open HR data to practice on. A Practice with Open Data. For that reason, I constantly search for open HR data and use it in learning sessions.

EEOC Approves Strategic Enforcement Plan

HRWatchdog

Backlash discrimination against those who are Muslim or Sikh, or persons of Arab, Middle Eastern or South Asian descent, as well as persons perceived to be members of these groups. Discrimination Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC

From the courtroom: Ensure dress code allows for religious needs

Business Management Daily

The EEOC takes religious discrimination seriously and has been aggressively going after employers that enforce dress codes that unnecessarily restrict employees’ faith-mandated attire. It may also amount to national origin discrimination. Discrimination and Harassment Employment Law

Top 3 worldwide recruiting trends in 2017

TalenToday

The highlight was the panel of 6 experts who spoke about the top problems recruiters face, the importance of data driven soft skills analysis, and the overall trends they foresee for recruiting in 2017 and beyond. Data pulled from the 2017 Annual Global Recruiting Trends Report 1.

10 Ways to Make Good Hiring Decisions Out of Bad Decisions

Aurico

Disregard or ignore objective data if it contradicts your personal beliefs. Simply put, the proper background screening provider can save you from making the wrong hiring decision, improve your bad hire rates, and reduce costs. A good background screening provider can offer you depth and breadth of products to help. Guidance and support to build and manage a legally compliant hiring program, should be available through your background screening provider.

AI can deliver recruiting rewards, but at what legal risk?

HRExecutive

And if they do, could they potentially expose HR and employers to the same types of discrimination issues that can impact hiring driven by people, not algorithms? That effort is part of a larger European-wide data-privacy effort, the General Data Protection Regulation.

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The Business Impact of a Day Without A Woman

Visier

The strike strives to show the critical role women play in both the domestic and global economy, while putting other issues women face, such as gender pay inequity, sexual harassment and discrimination, and job insecurity, in the spotlight.

Ethical Employer Branding: How to Attract Candidates With Shared Values

Eightfold

companies recently received a federal tax cut, outdoor clothing company Patagonia decided to donate its $10 million to nonprofit environmental groups committed to fighting the effects of climate change. But a technique such as blind screening offers a more robust approach to ethical hiring.

Assessments in Hiring: To Use or Not to Use?

CultureIQ

According to the Aberdeen Group , 57 percent of companies use pre-hire assessments. Assessments in hiring are permitted, as long as they are not designed, intended, or used to discriminate. Therefore, the key is making sure that the tests are applied equally to all candidates, that you are screening for job-related elements, and that the process is “consistent with business necessity.”

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.

How AI and HR Can Work Together

Surlet

On the surface AI and HR seems to contradictory -- one is about numbers and technology while the other is about people (a much more volatile, unpredictable group). Big data is where AI pulls its strength so there is big value for AI in HR analytics. AI’s ability to quickly navigate the intimidating world of big data is one of it’s biggest assets to HR. AI can collect, compile, and analyze big data to determine if workplace policies are effective.

Keep Bias Out of Your AI Hiring Tools With These 3 Steps

Linkedin Talent Blog

Left unchecked, these faulty algorithms can hold back a company’s diversity efforts and screen out qualified candidates. Teach your AI to appreciate diversity by using a balanced data set that is demographically representative.

Hotel Giant IHG gained a 97% positive applicant experience using predictive people analytics – Can these along with other benefits be easily achieved by other companies?

Cognisess

On the second year of using Cognisess Pro for their Future Leaders fast-track recruitment programme, we used predictive analytics to screen the potential of candidates. Additionally, that data doesn’t just need to be used solely for the benchmarking process.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals and Trending #HotInHR News

HRmarketer

Planck Re, a Commercial Insurance Data Platform Startup, Raises $12M. InfoMart’s Advantage Students Launches Enhanced Platform for Healthcare Student Screening.

How to HR in a growing company – A guide for every size business

Insperity

A defined organizational chart Retirement, medical and other benefits Employee handbook Job descriptions Defined HR processes and procedures Employment application Drug-testing and pre-employment screening process Liability management training courses or resources Paid time off policies.

How Your AI-Driven Recruiting Software Could Lead to Legal Trouble Instead of Better Candidates

Linkedin Talent Blog

Recruiters may use AI-driven software for a whole range of tasks — to target certain candidates with job ads; to source passive candidates; to screen applicants; to score resumes; and to assess skills and competencies.

How ATS simplifies the recruitment process

Hacker Earth

Access to data. Tedious tasks like posting jobs online, screening resumes, and scheduling interviews can all be made easier with ATS. . Provides access to helpful data. Applicant tracking systems produce data that show the overall success of hiring efforts.

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

HRExecutive

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.

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Celebrating Black History Month at the Workplace

Sterling Talent Solutions

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), recognizes the importance of embracing the Nation’s culture of diversity and our previous blog post on National Origin Discrimination Guidance illustrates its impact on employment background screening.

A Full Guide to the HR Generalist

Digital HR Tech

Discrimination/harassment investigations. HR Generalists handle sexual harassment, gender discrimination, age discrimination, race discrimination, and national origin discrimination claims. The HR generalist is probably the most varied HR professional out there.

Illinois law regulating use of AI in hiring goes into effect

Zenefits

The proposed law would require users of AI and similar platforms to audit them for their impact on accuracy, fairness, bias, discrimination, privacy, and security and correct any issues.

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Book Review – Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Understanding the Workplace (5th ed.) by Paul E. Levy

Workplace Psychology

This is also the time when new employees learn the formal and informal rules, procedures, and expectations of the organization or work group” (Levy, 2017, p. to discriminate) against a group if the selection rate (i.e.,

Why Googling Your Candidates Can Backfire

Entelo

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects workers from employment discrimination based on their race, color, religion, sex, and national origin. See, unconscious biases are our brain’s attempt to better interpret the millions of data points it faces at any given time.

Pros and Cons to Using Text Messages in Your Recruiting Process

HR Daily Advisor

Can even be used to send short screening questions to candidates, thus making it easier to create a short list, and perhaps even shortening the interview process. Could cause inadvertent discrimination if you’re not careful.

WIRTW #363 (the “iron throne” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination EEOC on Transgender Harassment, Discrimination, and Restrooms — via Phil Miles’s Lawffice Space A white employee tossed banana peels at work, and HE claims discrimination. I was a Sesame Street kid.

HR Analytics: The Key to Maximizing Your Workforce

Paycor

Your human resources department is sitting on a massive amount of data that can help you make more strategic HR decisions. Bersin by Deloitte Research indicates that in 2016, companies experienced a 120% increase in linking their people data to organizational performance. Overtime Data.

Celebrating Black History Month at the Workplace

Sterling Talent Solutions

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), recognizes the importance of embracing the Nation’s culture of diversity and our previous blog post on National Origin Discrimination Guidance illustrates its impact on employment background screening. Managers need to build a plan around increasing representation of diverse groups – make it a priority and work on actionable results to pull yourself out of the rut of lip service.

HR In the Stoned Age: Prescription Pills in the Workplace

Sterling Talent Solutions

Sterling Talent Solutions explored how prescription drug misuse and abuse is impacting employers and what should be considered in a drug screening program in our recent webinar, “HR in the Stoned Age: Prescription Pills in the Workplace.” Employee drug testing is a single data point in the assessment of an employee or candidate and an integral part of candidate and employee assessment.