Umair Haque / Bubblegeneration
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Design principles for 21st century companies, markets, and economies. Foreword by Gary Hamel. Coming January 4th. Pre-order at Amazon.

Sunday, May 30, 2004

Using software to 'screen' potential hires - to profile them based on answers to multiple choice questions:

"...Online screening systems used by companies like Pathmark issue reports on applicants almost immediately, grading them as green, yellow or red � the last a warning of a potentially problematic hire".

The automation of HR? Nah, the writing's been on the wall for HR for a very long time - it was automated a long time ago, this is just replacing humans conducting automatic tasks with machines. The more interesting bit to think about is who's controlling who: machine or human?

-- umair // 2:13 PM // 0 comments


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