AI Hiring: Bias in the Code

“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. Unlike people and their unconscious biases, machines can only change their approach with new measurement and new coding. In other words, while machines may be able to address small components of unconscious bias, they cannot address all (or even most) of it.” - John Sumser

HRExaminer v10.65

The narrower the problem, the better that intelligent tools and AI work. What does that mean when it comes time to deploy a new HR Technology? John Sumser offers guidance on Software Implementation in HR with Intelligent Tools and AI.



Jason Lauritsen has some fantastic ideas on Building a Better Life and Helping Your People Do the Same.



This is a real treat. John Sumser speaks with his son Ray Sumser, a multimedia artist whose work explores underlying structural analogies between diverse art disciplines. Listen to Ray Sumser on HRExaminer Radio.



John Sumser speaks with Jason Averbook, the co-founder and CEO of Leapgen, a global keynote speaker, author, industry analyst, thought leader, and consultant in the area of human resources and workforce experience. Listen to Jason Averbook on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss COVID-19 news and impacts. From succession and workforce planning to ethics, workload increases in Recruiting and HR, and how intelligent tools and AI might figure into solving the large scale problems we face in our new upside down world.


 

Software Implementation in HR with Intelligent Tools and AI

“The number of tools available in Talent Acquisition outnumbers other tools by almost 10 to 1. New intelligent tool initiatives are most likely to start in the Recruiting silo or as a part of a larger suite initiative.” - John Sumser
 

HRExaminer v10.64

Here’s a Quick Guide to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act from our resident Employment Lawyer Heather Bussing.



Paul Hebert looks at how COVID-19 impacts HR’s role now and over the next decade. Can HR Do Their Future Job?



The old ways of fixing Performance Management aren’t working. Jamie Resker has solutions for Modernizing Performance Management.



John Sumser speaks with Randy Womack, the CEO of Socrates.ai. Socrates AI is trying to improve employee experience with a new type of conversational presence. Listen to Randy Womack on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss the COVID-19 Response, Topia, Mmonaeo, Lyra, SHRM, Ceridian, Workday, Facebook, Cornerstone Cares, HealthStream, NurseGrid, People Analytics, and Grokker.


 

HRExaminer v10.63

For a decade, HR Tech vendors uniformly claimed that the holy grail of software was the consumer experience delivered by companies like Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, and other web-centric software companies. Read, AI and Intelligent Tools and Enterprise Software Consumerization. John Sumser



What can you do to survive in a future that is almost certainly going to be radically different than anyone can predict? Michael R. Kannisto, P.h.D shares three powerful recommendations in, Wrong HR Tech Thinking = Missed Future.



“People fall short of our expectations and do things that irritate and disappoint us,” writes Jamie Resker. Consider these three things Before You Engage In A Difficult Conversation.



John Sumser speaks with Henry Albrecht, the CEO of Limeade. Founded in 2006, Limeade is an employee experience technology company. Listen to Henry Albrecht on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss Oracle Layoffs, Mercer, Research Quality, Pay Equity, Silkroad, Lilith Christiansen, Alight, Employee Experience, AI, Machine Learning, Paycor, Paychex, and Aon, Willis Towers Watson.


 

HRExaminer v10.62

Most Human Resource questions involve subtle distinctions, case specifics, or other bits of context. That’s a problem when there’s Nuance in HR that AI and Intelligent Tools Don’t See. Read more from John Sumser.



Heather Bussing has created a Coronavirus checklist for HR and employers planning for employee exposure and illness from the COVID-19 virus.



Hiring managers get no love. And maybe—just maybe—that’s why recruiting is so broken. Jason Seiden has more in his article, Fixing Recruiting: Hiring Managers Hold the Key.



John Sumser speaks with Mike Psenka, the President and CEO of Moovila. Listen to Mike Psenka on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser have in-depth coverage of the Ultimate Software Connections Conference and Phenom People’s IAMPHENOM event. Plus, Talespin nabs $15M for its extended reality-based workforce training tools.


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
 

HRExaminer v10.61

On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss this week’s big announcement of Cornerstone OnDemand entering into an agreement to acquire Saba. Plus, GitHub for Data, Google to Close AI accountability Gap, EU introduces AI strategy, iCIMS Names Steve Lucas CEO, and Gartner has six Trends for CHRO’s that will impact the future-of-work.


Doug Shaw explains how missed opportunities in training are often a matter of Degrees of Separation.



Want to improve candidate experience? Change your Process. Read more from Felix Wetzel.



Dr. Todd Dewett shares three examples of fundamentally flawed - yet common - organizational practices. Question Your Unquestionable Truths.



John Sumser speaks with Tracey Burns, Senior Analyst, at OECD in Paris where she heads Innovative Teaching for Effective Learning, 21st Century Children, and Trends Shaping Education. Listen to Tracey Burns on HRExaminer Radio.



HRExaminer v10.60

On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser analyze the big news; Ultimate Software and Kronos have merged to create an HR Tech powerhouse.


John Sumser shares 9 Trends Shaping AI & Intelligent Tools in HR Tech.



Performance Management is evolving into a continuous conversation model. Jamie Resker shares 8 Tips for Moving to the Continuous Performance Management Model.



John Sumser highlights the important issues with Latency in Intelligent Software and AI.



John Sumser speaks with Viktor Mirovic, the owner and Chief Financial Officer at KeenCorp, a state-of-the-art predictive people analytics tool in the HR Tech space. Listen to Viktor Mirovic on HRExaminer Radio.



Latency in Intelligent Software and AI

On February 20, 2020, in AI, AI Ethics, Artificial Intelligence, HR Tech, Intelligent Software in HR, John Sumser, by John Sumser
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.