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Artificial intelligence can help us recruit and hire people across industries. It might be fairer than we are when it comes to screening job seekers.

Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to reduce bias in hiring, particularly in male-dominated fields like tech. Research by Andreas Leibbrandt, an economist at Australia’s Monash University, suggests that when women know AI, rather than humans, will evaluate their job applications, they are more likely to apply. However, Leibbrandt emphasizes that humans should still have the final say in hiring decisions. While women in the study felt that AI was less biased than humans, men felt that the introduction of AI removed a perceived privilege they had with human recruiters. Overall, AI has the potential to transform the recruitment space by reducing bias and promoting a more even playing field.


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Digital transformation, including agile and devops, across many industries, most recently in higher education. Designed and built the Emory faculty information system. Working in continuing education to improve and expand career-focused learning, esp. in workforce development. Expanding the role of innovation and entrepreneurship. Designed, built, and launched the Emory Center for Innovation.

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