eNews · December 2019
HR Tech is one of the top global events showcasing emerging technologies and tools transforming the human relations (HR) industry. This year, platforms utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) continued to trend, with a new focus on mitigating bias and ensuring that AI tools can align with corporate goals for diverse and inclusive hiring.
Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are an important part of a company’s diversity and inclusion efforts. But how do you ensure your ERG meetings and events are accessible to everyone? Check out this tipsheet of strategies from PEAT and the Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN).
A Cornell study raises questions about transparency from vendors who provide algorithmic pre-employment screenings. These companies tend to offer little information about how their assessments work and how they mitigate bias, including for people with disabilities.
Many employer recruiting sites are still inaccessible to people with disabilities. If fixed, employers could gain connections to otherwise qualified talent in an employee-driven labor market.
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The Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) is a multi-faceted initiative promoting the employment, retention, and career advancement of people with disabilities through the development, adoption, and promotion of accessible technology. To learn more, visit www.PEATworks.org.
The International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) is seeking your input on a new study to guide the development of the certification of Procurement Specialist in Accessibility. The survey will close on December 31, 2019.