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ChatGPT for HR: Do your research before jumping in

The news media has been in an artificial intelligence feeding frenzy ever since AI chatbot ChatGPT was released Nov. 30. But before you decide whether to incorporate AI into your HR function, look beyond the numbers to find the real story about widespread usage.

Survey: Technology tops HR’s hottest investment trends for 2023

Nearly half of HR leaders cited HR technology as their top investment priority for this year, according to a recent survey by the Gartner business advisory firm. Close behind were investments in staffing and recruiting, total rewards, and learning and development.

EEOC launches offensive against AI at work

For years, artificial intelligence has been the next big thing, touted as the technology poised to transform how all kinds of business processes are conceived, developed and performed. Now, what was once a tantalizing promise seems on the verge of becoming a revolutionary reality.

ACLU wants the FTC to monitor algorithms

Algorithms, or automated systems, already assist in hiring, weighing creditworthiness, screening tenants and determining whether someone is eligible for a mortgage. And the automated calculations are almost as biased and error-prone as humans, according to organizations such as the American Civil Liberties Union.

Snapshot: AI in recruiting helps, but it’s people who close the deal

A study of 1,068 employers by customer service platform Tidio revealed that artificial intelligence is handling more recruiting tasks.

New year, new laws: Update your compliance!

States have new laws about human trafficking reporting, hair discrimination, family leave, wage transparency, artificial intelligence and surveillance.

Change your passwords—again

’Tis hacking season, but it’s always hacking season now. You can repeat password mantras until you’re blue in the face—don’t use the same ones, change them regularly—but employees will use the same ones and won’t change them regularly, because they’re human. Allow employees to choose their passwords, with clear guidance.

Are you missing the best candidates? Defeat the robots

Given the ease of online portals, posting a job opening online is easy and inexpensive. But a survey by Preptel, a job search firm, revealed that well over half of résumés submitted through a portal like Indeed or ZipRecruiter never make it to your desk.

7 ways to use social media to promote your business

Say what you want about the destructive effects of social media on attention, attitude and attrition, but LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and even TikTok can promote a business of any size inexpensively and creatively to customers, potential employees and the fellow business community. Here are seven ways to lift the curtain shielding your business. You might be surprised by the applause.

Smile! Your business is on TikTok!

In an age when virtually every aspect of our lives is potentially captured on camera, employees uploading videos from the office was inevitable, especially if they belong to the “social media generation.” Your policies must encompass these infractions.