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Author: Angela Hood

AustinBasedTech
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Angela Hood

Here’s How A Small, Austin-Based Tech Startup Did What Amazon And Google Failed At (And Why You Can, Too)

Original Source: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/heres-how-small-austin-based-tech-startup-did-what-amazon-angela-hood“ “The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can’t be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.” —Elbert Hubbard It often seems like the big tech giants can do no wrong—but even they fail from time to time. Amazon and Google, for example, have both failed at creating

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Angela Hood

Startup Founders Get No Shortage Of Advice — Not All Of It Good. Here’s How To Filter The Signals From The Noise

Original Source: http://www.minutes.co/startup-founders-get-no-shortage-of-advice-not-all-of-it-good-heres-how-to-filter-the-signals-from-the-noise“ “Bad shit is coming. It always is in a startup. The odds of getting from launch to liquidity without some kind of disaster happening are one in a thousand. So don’t get demoralized.” – Paul Graham, co-founder of Y Combinator As a company founder, I’ve received my fair share of advice over the years.

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Angela Hood

A Meaningful New Approach to AI & Machine Learning

Original Source: https://www.peoplematters.in/article/hrtech/a-meaningful-new-approach-to-ai-machine-learning-22274 “Human bias plays a significant role in the development of HR technology.” When a tech team sets out to solve a problem there is generally a hypothesis around what the problem is, what or who causes the problem and the result that should be delivered by the solution. The thing that is rarely

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Angela Hood

Slow to embrace diversity in the workplace? It’s probably affecting business.

Original Source: https://www.fastcompany.com/90376242/diversity-in-the-workplace-is-a-smart-business-practice If you’re unwilling to embrace diversity for diversity’s sake, do it because it’s better business. “Diversity is being invited to the party; inclusion is being asked to dance.”– Verna Myers When I started becoming an engineer as an undergrad, I was quickly confronted with a startling realization: there were very few women in that

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Women Of WBENC

Women in business, at least those who attend the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council’s Annual Conference, know how to dress. There is a diversity to the business attire, with one thing in common — they act and dress well.  If you are wondering how you should dress for your next conference take a tip from

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Angela Hood

WBENC Capability Statement Tips

Each attending business, whether certified or not, should develop their Capability Statement. This document shares your firm’s capability in a two-page document that generally includes the following details: 13 Requirements For Capability Statements Company Logo: Image Business and DBA Name What you do: clear statement of what you do, in plain language, not jargon Value proposition: very brief

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WBENC Certified Women Owned Business
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Angela Hood

Here’s What Every Female Startup Founder Needs To Know About Being A Certified Woman-Owned Business

Original Source: https://www.minutesmagazine.com/heres-what-every-female-startup-founder-needs-to-know-about-being-a-certified-woman-owned-business “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” – Estée Lauder It’s an exciting time to be a female entrepreneur. Today, more than 11 million U.S. firms are now owned by women.  But these numbers only tell part of the story.  Women-owned firms are still in the minority, and female entrepreneurs face a

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Angela Hood

Demystifying AI: Here’s What It Is—And What It Isn’t

Original Source: https://www.minutesmagazine.com/demystifying-ai-heres-what-it-is-and-what-it-isnt/ When it comes to AI, there’s a lot of noise out there, but very little clarity. These days, it’s hard to read any tech news without some mention of AI—but what’s missing is a clear perspective of what AI is and what it isn’t.  With headlines like these, it’s no wonder people have conflicting feelings

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Angela Hood

How AI Is Transforming HR With More Sophisticated, Less Biased Recruiting

Original Source: http://uscham.com/2IkLgcpAuthor: Denise Power Intensifying competition for talent has employers turning to technology that finds answers humans can’t. Like with many other facets of the business world, artificial intelligence (AI) is beginning to streamline what once were solely human-performed human resources processes. — Getty Images/Delmaine Donson It’s time for HR teams to play catch-up on

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Preventing human and AI bias when recruiting

Author: Victor Assad Source: Preventing human and AI bias when recruiting Many pundits and HR leaders are raising legitimate concerns about bias in Artificial Intelligence platforms used for recruiting. These concerns are well founded, but let’s not forget a hiring bias that’s even more pervasive: the biased hiring decisions humans unwittingly make every day. We

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