“Cooperation is the thorough conviction that nobody can get there unless everybody gets there.” —Virginia Burden Ever since Google started offering free massages and nap pods to its employees, trendy office perks have taken over the startup world. Companies offer free concerts after work, bring in fitness instructors so employees can work out during
Original Source: Brandon Metcalf, Chief Strategy Officer, ThisWay Global. Most people aren’t trying to be biased, but bias is inherent—it influences how we view any situation, often unconsciously. When you think of bias, characteristics like race, gender, and religion likely come to mind. But there’s a much broader context of what bias can actually be.
Original Source: Newton Brown, Business Development Representative, ThisWay Global. “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” — Albert Einstein Here at ThisWay we’ve created technology that uses artificial intelligence to remove bias from the hiring
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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