Diversity & Inclusion

Can advanced technology, like machine learning and artificial intelligence systems, strengthen efforts to diversify the workforce? Some argue such software can temper unconscious bias while other approaches, such as neuroscience-driven personality assessments, will lead to more inclusive recruiting. Why? Because they emphasize a candidate’s overall fit rather than the skills and experience traditional approaches rely on. As younger workers place more emphasis on diversity, the stakes for employers grow more serious. This is a sweet spot for many an HR tech startup, which we cover here.

Working with diversity consultant Paradigm, recruiting platform provider Greenhouse has launched a "holistic" technology solution to help companies integrate inclusive practices throughout the entire recruiting and hiring process. Though branded as "Greenhouse Inclusion," Greenhouse said the product was created "in partnership" with Paradigm's diversity and inclusion experts. It's meant to...
Another company has ratcheted up its approach to the market for tools that make the language used to woo candidates more attractive. Textio, the Seattle developer of "the world's first augmented writing platform," released Textio Hire, an extension of its original product for job posts. Textio Hire uses data...

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