Thursday, 25 April 2019

Applying for Your Next Job May Be an Automated Nightmare

quote [ If you think looking for a job is already daunting, anxiety-riddled, and unpleasant, just wait until the algorithms take over the hiring process. When they do, a newfangled “digital recruiter” like VCV, which just received $1.7 million in early investment, hopes it will look something like this: ]

I hate everything about this.
[SFW] [Big Brother] [+2 Informative]
[by satanspenis666@2:46amGMT]


Bruceski said @ 4:12am GMT on 25th Apr [Score:2 Underrated]
My current job search issues can be summed up as
"Why do you have such a large employment gap?"
"Because people keep asking that question expecting some answer that makes it disappear."

That venting aside, "facial recognition" and "job seeking" appearing together raises all sorts of red flags. These systems learn what we teach them, and then biases get sanitized via "it's a computer, it has to be logical."
Hugh E. said @ 11:32am GMT on 25th Apr
GIGO has long been a part of the hiring process, but this technology can remove accountability on the part of the employer.
Ankylosaur said @ 6:44pm GMT on 25th Apr [Score:1 WTF]

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