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EU legislation addresses HR’s use of AI

The European Parliament is expected to vote on legislation early this year that would penalize employers that misuse artificial intelligence to make hiring, promotion, disciplinary or termination decisions. According to the Ogletree Deakins employment law firm, the EU’s Artificial Intelligence Act will become “the first comprehensive law in the world regulating AI.”

Look for HR effects of Biden’s AI executive order

The Executive Order on the Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence, issued Oct. 30, acknowledges the power of AI systems to “solve urgent challenges while making our world more prosperous, productive, innovative, and secure.” But the order notes AI downsides that the Biden administration is calling on government agencies and private industry to address.

Could LinkedIn Recruiter be the AI game-changer HR has been waiting for?

LinkedIn is getting ready to launch a suite of artificial intelligence-based recruiting tools that could cement AI as HR’s MVP. Here’s what’s on tap for what LinkedIn is calling Wave 1 of Recruiter’s upgrade.

Survey: Employers cautious about integrating AI into HR

Artificial intelligence has begun playing a pivotal role in HR. However, according to the Littler Mendelson law firm’s new AI in the Workplace survey, employers are taking a variety of approaches to adopting and integrating the technology into their HR functions. Here are some key findings from Littler’s September survey on the state of AI in HR, highlighting challenges and emerging regulations.

Majority of workers already use generative AI, but company policies lag

More than half of U.S. employees are already using generative artificial intelligence tools, at least occasionally, to accomplish work-related tasks. Yet some three-quarters of companies still lack an established, clearly communicated organizational AI policy.

41% of workers believe generative AI will enhance their careers

The use of generative artificial intelligence has workers feeling optimistic about their skills and career prospects, research from recruiting firm Robert Half shows.

Beware bias claims if you use AI to screen applicants

If you use AI to screen applicants, watch out! The EEOC is primed to spot evidence of AI-caused discrimination.

5 things to know about the tech that’s transforming recruiting

The recruiting profession is in the midst of a transformative shift, driven by the impact of technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation. That’s exciting news for recruiters and job-seekers alike, but a great deal of uncertainty remains. Here’s what’s important to know about the technology that is transforming recruiting.

Federal AI in employment legislation may be coming

The No Robot Bosses Act would prohibit employers from exclusively relying on AI when making hiring, promotion or other employment decisions. In addition, it would require periodic testing to prevent bias from influencing AI processes and built-in bias.

6 tips for writing a mobile phone policy for your workplace

Have you been tasked with writing mobile device workplace policies for your organization? If so, you need to know what and what not to include to ensure the policy is not only effective but also lenient enough that your staff will want to go along with it. Here are six useful tips for developing a cell phone policy that will improve productivity without sacrificing morale.