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Applied gets $2M to make hiring fairer -- using algorithms, not AI
2018-10-17T11:40:31Z - Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch
“If you’re hiring for a product lead, for example, it’s true that loads and loads of product leads are straight, white men with beards. How do we get people to see well what is it actually that this job entails?” founder and CEO Kate Glazebrook tells us. While more than 50,000 candidates have applied via Applied to date. If you want to make hiring fairer, AI doesn’t look like a great fit. “We manage the hiring process right from the design of an inclusive job description, right through to the point of making a hiring decision and all of the selection that happens beneath that,” says Glazebrook.

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