AI, algorithms, and machine learning are the buzzwords in recruitment at the moment. Although many don’t really know what they entail, everybody wants them. But because of a lack of understanding the true nature of what we are building and how we are building it, this is a very dangerous time. We are currently building an infrastructure that will probably last decades, without proper thought as to what we are building.
We need to make sure our bias in recruitment. Our bias in the selection of people that look like us, isn’t embedded in our algorithms that will help us select people. We need to build algorithms that warn us for our bias, not strengthen them.
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