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Artificial intelligence promises to make hiring an unbiased utopia.

There’s certainly plenty of room for improvement. Employee referrals, a process that tends to leave underrepresented groups out, still make up a bulk of companies’ hires. Recruiters and hiring managers also bring their own biases to the process, studies have found, often choosing people with the “right-sounding” names and educational background.

Source: Bloomberg Technology

Date: August 14th, 2018

Link (allows 9 free downloads per month): https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-08/artificial-intelligence-is-coming-for-hiring-and-it-might-not-be-that-bad

Discussion

1) How might artificial intelligence still bring bias to the hiring process?

2) How might you train artificial intelligence to make sensible hiring decisions?

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