A face-scanning algorithm increasingly decides whether you get the job

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  1. hawki

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    "A face-scanning algorithm increasingly decides whether you deserve the job

    HireVue claims it uses artificial intelligence to decide who’s best for a job. Outside experts call it ‘profoundly disturbing.’

    ...the system uses candidates’ computer or cellphone cameras to analyze their facial movements, word choice and speaking voice before ranking them against other applicants based on an automatically generated “employability” score.

    HireVue’s “AI-driven assessments” have become so pervasive in some industries, including hospitality and finance, that universities make special efforts to train students on how to look and speak for best results. More than 100 employers now use the system, including Hilton, Unilever and Goldman Sachs, and more than a million job seekers have been analyzed.

    But some AI researchers argue the system is digital snake oil — an unfounded blend of superficial measurements and arbitrary number-crunching that is not rooted in scientific fact..."

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/tech...increasingly-decides-whether-you-deserve-job/
     
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    Illinois says you should know if AI is grading your online job interviews
    A first-of-its-kind law might give employment candidates more insight into the algorithms that analyze their interviews
    January 1, 2020

    https://www.vox.com/recode/2020/1/1...job-applications-illinios-video-interivew-act
     
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    'Smile with your eyes': How to beat South Korea's AI hiring bots and land a job
    January 13, 2020
    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-...s-ai-hiring-bots-and-land-a-job-idUSKBN1ZC022
     
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