Inclusive AI: Are AI hiring tools hurting corporate diversity?

In recent years, a growing number of organizations have utilized artificial intelligence (AI) to revolutionize their traditional workflows. These systems are implemented to enhance cost-efficiency, reduce employee burnout, and even identify premium talent. Many organizations are using AI tools to expedite the arduous hiring processes. These algorithms have been viewed as objective tools capable of eliminating human subjectivity from the employment screening process. Paradoxically, many of these models are riddled with the same inherent biases these systems are intended to remove. The idea of AI agents acting as the preliminary filter for candidates brings up a vast set of diversity and ethical concerns. That said, is it possible to leverage these systems in an equitable way to build a more inclusive workforce?

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