AI recruitment tools have become the first line of defence against high-volume online hiring. But unless the unintended consequences of AI-powered HR technology are urgently addressed, hundreds of millions worldwide face lifetimes of economic and societal exclusion. Just Imagine: You lose your dream job because your stammer caused you to go 15 seconds over the… Continue reading HR has an AI-powered Disability Problem
We Count! video lecture featuring Jutta Treviranus, Director and Founder of the Inclusive Design Research Centre. In her ‘We Count’ lecture for the Walrus Talks Inclusion series, Jutta Treviranus, Director and Founder of the Inclusive Design Research Centre asked “What happens to small minorities, unique individuals or outliers in decisions based on numbers?”. This lecture… Continue reading We Count!
How do you Lip Read a Robot: Is AI Powered Unfairness Avoidable? – International Association of Accessibility Professionals Live Broadcast April 8, 2021. This session, hosted by G3ICT/IAAP, explores the serious yet unacknowledged risks to the world’s more than 1.3 billion persons with disabilities triggered by the fast-growing use of Artificial Intelligence powered recruitment technology.… Continue reading How do you Lip Read a Robot: Is AI Powered Unfairness Avoidable?
AI Powered Unfair Recruitment by Susan Scott-Parker OBE HonD. Recruiters are increasingly using AI Screening to recruit people who match as ‘microanalytically’ as possible the company’s ‘Ideal Hire’: that is, who match someone who already works for them. Disabled people, are at least twice as likely as anyone else to be excluded from the labour… Continue reading AI Powered Unfair Recruitment by Susan Scott-Parker OBE HonD
This research based on Accenture’s ongoing study of persons with disabilities in the workplace, and advances in “human + machine” work, shows that Artificial Intelligence (AI)—when developed and used responsibly and ethically—has the potential to facilitate the entire employment journey for persons with disabilities. It can help organizations identify candidates (and vice versa). It can… Continue reading AI for disability inclusion’ by Accenture
Recruitment AI has a Disability Problem’ White Paper by The Institute for Ethical AI. This white paper details the impacts to and concerns of disabled employment seekers using AI systems for recruitment, and provides recommendations on the steps employers can take to ensure innovation in recruitment is also fair to all users. In doing so,… Continue reading Recruitment AI has a Disability Problem