Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn A leaked internal document claims technology company Google fired 36 employees in 2020 for incidents related to information security with some allegations involving accessing Google user or employee data, according to an article from Motherboard Tech by Vice.com that obtained the leaked internal Google document. The individual …Continue reading "Leaked Google Document Claims Workers Fired for Information Security Issues"
Written By Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), a leading global background check provider, today announced it has joined the UKG Technology Partner Network, a collaborative ecosystem of organizations led by UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) to foster innovation and elevate the employee experience. ESR’s integration of its global background screening services with UKG …Continue reading "Employment Screening Resources (ESR) Joins UKG Technology Partner Network"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Leading talent cloud company iCIMS was ranked the top Applicant Tracking System (ATS) software vendor with 14 percent of the worldwide market share and nearly 30 percent of Fortune 100 firms in the report “Top 10 Applicant Tracking Systems Software Vendors and Market Forecast 2019-2024” from Apps …Continue reading "iCIMS Ranked Top Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Software Vendor in Report"
Written By Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) Government agencies in the United States such as the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will increase scrutiny on how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is used in background screening, according to the “ESR Top Ten Background Check Trends” for …Continue reading "Government Agencies Will Increase Scrutiny on How Artificial Intelligence (AI) is Used in Background Screening"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn At a time when the United States and the world is dealing with record job losses due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, an expert in global Human Resources (HR) Technology and Human Capital Management (HCM) who also lost her job is launching the HR Tech Alliances Professional …Continue reading "HR Tech Job Search Group Launched to Help Job Seekers Find Work During Coronavirus Crisis"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Employers using automated hiring platforms powered by artificial intelligence or (AI) in the belief that they are less biased and discriminatory than humans will discover using such technology in background screening will remain a work in progress in 2020, according to the “ESR Top Ten Background Check …Continue reading "Automated Hiring Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Eliminate Bias Will Remain a Work in Progress in 2020"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On December 10, 2019, LinkedIn – the world’s largest professional network with nearly 660 million users in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide – introduced its third annual LinkedIn United States 2020 Emerging Jobs Report that revealed Artificial Intelligence (AI) Specialist is the fastest-growing job in …Continue reading "Artificial Intelligence Specialist Tops LinkedIn U.S. 2020 Emerging Jobs Report"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn An employment and labor law expert specializing in the ethical governance of workplace technologies warned in a New York Times opinion piece that employers using automated hiring platforms powered by artificial intelligence (AI) in the belief that they are less biased and discriminatory than humans are “misguided.” …Continue reading "Expert Warns Using Automated Hiring with AI to Avoid Human Bias is Misguided"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn In August of 2019, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed the “Artificial Intelligence Video Interview Act” (House Bill 2557) which will provide rights to jobseekers undergoing an application process that involves video interviews and artificial intelligence or AI analysis. The law takes effect on January 1, 2020. House …Continue reading "Illinois Artificial Intelligence Video Interview Act Provides Rights to Jobseekers Undergoing AI Analysis"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On February 11, 2019, President of the United States Donald J. Trump signed an ‘Executive Order on Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence (AI)’ since AI “promises to drive growth of the United States economy, enhance our economic and national security, and improve our quality of life.”Continue reading "President Trump Signs Executive Order to Maintain American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence (AI)"