RPOA Partners with ThisWay to Bring Diversity and Inclusion Tools to the RPO Community

Original Source: The Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association (RPOA) The Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association (RPOA) is delighted to welcome ThisWay Global as a new technology partner.  Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) in the workplace is more important today than ever before. Research show DEI increases talent pools, increases innovation and improves performance and profitability. The challenge … Read more

1 big thing: Systemic racism drives corporate turnover

Original Source: Axios Another pandemic worry: Companies that don’t pay attention to their internal cultures could drive their Black employee turnover rates even higher, reports Axios’ Erica Pandey. Why it matters: 33% of Black professionalsdon’t feel respected or valued at work, per a recent survey from the Society for Human Resource Management. Compare that with 18% of their white counterparts. … Read more

Texas A&M to honor eight outstanding former students at annual event

Help us in congratulating ThisWay Global’s CEO & Founder Angela Hood on being selected by Texas A&M University as 2020’s Outstanding Alumni!  Outstanding Alumni is the highest honor bestowed by the college to its graduates, recognizing those who have distinguished themselves as leaders and humanitarians. Original Source: Texas A&M University Eight former students from the … Read more

50 Cognitive Biases in the Modern World

Original Source: Visual Capitalist Cognitive biases are widely accepted as something that makes us human. Every day, systematic errors in our thought process impact the way we live and work. But in a world where everything we do is changing rapidly—from the way we store information to the way we watch TV—what really classifies as … Read more

AI Often Adds To Bias In Recruiting—But There’s A New Approach That Could Change The Game

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Original Source: Brandon Metcalf, Chief Strategy Officer, ThisWay Global. Most people aren’t trying to be biased, but bias is inherent—it influences how we view any situation, often unconsciously. When you think of bias, characteristics like race, gender, and religion likely come to mind. But there’s a much broader context of what bias can actually be. … Read more

Diversity of Thought – What Is It & Why Does it Matter?

Diversity of Thought

Original Source: Newton Brown, Business Development Representative, ThisWay Global. “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” — Albert Einstein Here at ThisWay we’ve created technology that uses artificial intelligence to remove bias from the hiring … Read more

Here’s How A Small, Austin-Based Tech Startup Did What Amazon And Google Failed At (And Why You Can, Too)

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Original Source: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/heres-how-small-austin-based-tech-startup-did-what-amazon-angela-hood“ “The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can’t be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.” —Elbert Hubbard It often seems like the big tech giants can do no wrong—but even they fail from time to time. Amazon and Google, for example, have both failed at creating … Read more

Startup Founders Get No Shortage Of Advice — Not All Of It Good. Here’s How To Filter The Signals From The Noise

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  Original Source: http://www.minutes.co/startup-founders-get-no-shortage-of-advice-not-all-of-it-good-heres-how-to-filter-the-signals-from-the-noise“ “Bad shit is coming. It always is in a startup. The odds of getting from launch to liquidity without some kind of disaster happening are one in a thousand. So don’t get demoralized.” – Paul Graham, co-founder of Y Combinator As a company founder, I’ve received my fair share of advice over the … Read more

A Meaningful New Approach to AI & Machine Learning

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Original Source: https://www.peoplematters.in/article/hrtech/a-meaningful-new-approach-to-ai-machine-learning-22274 “Human bias plays a significant role in the development of HR technology.” When a tech team sets out to solve a problem there is generally a hypothesis around what the problem is, what or who causes the problem and the result that should be delivered by the solution. The thing that is rarely … Read more

Slow to embrace diversity in the workplace? It’s probably affecting business.

Original Source: https://www.fastcompany.com/90376242/diversity-in-the-workplace-is-a-smart-business-practice If you’re unwilling to embrace diversity for diversity’s sake, do it because it’s better business. “Diversity is being invited to the party; inclusion is being asked to dance.”– Verna Myers When I started becoming an engineer as an undergrad, I was quickly confronted with a startling realization: there were very few women in that … Read more