In today’s business world, companies are realising how crucial diverse, fair, and inclusive workplaces are! Working with people from different walks of life helps bring fresh ideas, unique approaches, and unconventional thinking to the table. This leads to groundbreaking solutions and breakthrough innovations helping the companies improve their profits and strengthen reputation.
Harvard Business Review’s findings indicate that diverse companies are 70% more likely to explore new markets, while a Cloverpop study suggests that diverse teams make better decisions 87% of the time.
But there’s a problem. Sometimes, when companies hire new people, their decisions can be influenced by hidden biases, without even realising it. This can work against the company’s best interests like including different people and how well the company works.
So, what are corporations doing about this? Well, many Human Resources (HR) folks are using new and smart technology, which is just one of the many ways used to change the way candidates are getting hired.
A big shift in their approach to help choose the right people is using computer programs powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI). These programs look at facts like skills, experience, and how well someone fits with the company culture while eliminating any hidden biases.
Additionally, in the creating a inclusive hiring process, AI chatbots play a crucial role. With 48% of hiring managers admitting to potential biases in candidate assessment. 68% of these managers see AI-powered bots as a solution to eliminate unconscious bias. These unbiased chatbots respond to queries, provide support, and greatly enhance the overall candidate experience.
AI in hiring is just one of the many ways recruiters can leverage technology to promote diversity, equality, and inclusion in the workplace. AI-driven tools, helps recruiters streamline processes, eliminate unconscious biases, and ensure a fair and inclusive hiring environment.
Corporations need to be vigilant when companies use AI in hiring. They should make sure the computer programs don’t have unfair info and that they don’t look at things like age or where someone comes from too early in the hiring process. Also, they should look at all the info about a person, not just what’s written down. Through this, companies can not only save time and money but also make smarter choices about who they hire and make sure everyone feels included.
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