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John Sumser writes, “Another way of describing the next wave of organizational ethics driven by AI and intelligent tools is that it is nothing less than the stewardship of the organization.” Let’s put it this way, there are Questions about your AI Ethics.



John Sumser speaks with Kevin Parker, CEO and Chairman of the Board at HireVue. Long before it became a health imperative, HireVue was working to perfect video and virtual hiring. Listen to Kevin Parker on HRExaminer Radio.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Indeed, ZapInfo, Skillsoft, Rippling, CloudPay, Thriver, and HBR 21 HR Jobs of the Future.


This may turn out to be one of the hardest times in history to find a job. Heather Bussing explains why Right now is the best time to be unafraid.



Employment Law Attorney Heather Bussing explains that revenge is like drinking poison and waiting for the other guy to die. The Revenge Contract.



 

Questions about your AI Ethics

“The entire organization, probably led by the HR Department, is entering a time of deep examination of organizational ethics. The questions that underly the development of an ethics process are about the ways in which we care for and protect the organization and its members.” - John Sumser
 

What’s that got to do with Koala Bears?

“Every time we generalize about people or information or ideas, bits of detail get lost. To define something is to limit it. The very act of putting something complex and nuanced into a more general description, diminishes what is possible to convey about the thing itself. Representations are never complete.” - Heather Bussing
 

We Don’t Know If We Can Eliminate Bias From Tech

“Bias related technical tools fall into two categories. The tech group assumes that things work better when humans are not involved. The human group assumes that people should be the decision-makers when lives and careers are affected.” – John Sumser
 

Based on Historical Inputs (you might want to consider your options)

Intelligent software can tell you a lot about the past and nothing at all about the future. That should be the thing you notice most about the score given a recommendation. It should be marked ‘based on historical inputs.’ John Sumser
 

AI and Intelligent Tools in HR Tech Right Now – Q&A, Reinventing HR

John Sumser’s video talk on where we are now with Intelligent Tools (AI and Data) in the HR and Recruiting space during the coronavirus pandemic. John covers the key points companies need to understand about AI and other intelligent tools to successfully implement systems and gain their full benefits.
 

AI Latency

It’s easy for AI that learns from decisions made by the company to fall behind what employees are experiencing and learning. John Sumser walks us through the issues.
 

Nuance in HR that AI and Intelligent Tools Don’t See

“The nature of algorithmic decision-making is that the machine seeks hard lines for solutions. Most Human Resource questions involve subtle distinctions, case specifics, or other bits of context. When even a little compassion or conscience is required, machines can only assist.” - John Sumser
 

Latency in Intelligent Software and AI

It’s easy for intelligent software that learns from decisions made by the company to fall behind what employees are experiencing and learning. John Sumser walks us through the issues.
 

Predictions Everywhere – 9 Trends that are Shaping AI and Intelligent Tools in HR Tech Part II

Veteran HR Tech Analyst, John Sumser completes his series on Nine trends shaping AI and intelligent tools in HR Tech.