Stephen E. Arnold: Objectifying the Hiring Process: Human Judgment Must Be Shaped

Commercial Intelligence, Cultural Intelligence

Objectifying the Hiring Process: Human Judgment Must Be Shaped

Do online hiring and filtering systems work. The write up reminds the thumb typing reader about Amazon’s algorithmic hiring and filtering system:

In 2018 it was widely reported to have scrapped its own system, because it showed bias against female applicants. The Reuters news agency said that Amazon’s AI system had “taught itself that male candidates were preferable” because they more often had greater tech industry experience on their resume. Amazon declined to comment at the time.

From my vantage point, it seems as if these algorithmic hiring vendors are selling their services. That’s great until one of the customers takes the outfit to court.

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Phi Beta Iota: There is no longer anything “human” about HR, they have all become cubicle rats serving the machine and lazy managers too stupid to understand that machines pick to the lowest common denominator and do not detect fire in the belly, imagination, or anything else that can not be coded by some shit-kicker in Kansas. The time has come to go back to full localization, end the machines, restore society.

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