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Is Artificial Intelligence Sexist and Racist?

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Last year, Amazon scrapped its machine-learning algorithm because it discovered it had a major problem—the artificial intelligence didn’t like women. The machine-based learning tool was designed to analyze resumes and compare potential applicants to Amazon’s current work force. The algorithm was designed to take 100 resumes and filter out the top five applicants. The problem … Continue reading this entry

Hire a Great Candidate, But Avoid a Lawsuit (Part II)

As mentioned in last week’s Employment Law Update, often the best candidate to hire is an individual who has successfully worked in a similar role in your industry. To further decrease the chances of a lawsuit, consider these additional proactive steps to minimize the risks: Make employment expressly contingent on the individual’s respect for the … Continue reading this entry

Hire a Great Candidate, but Avoid a Lawsuit (Part I)

Often the best candidate for an important, open job at your company is an individual who has successfully worked in a similar role in your industry. Additionally, that top candidate often works for a direct competitor that will not be happy to learn that the person has taken a job with your company. If the … Continue reading this entry