Companies are ditching degree requirements, but what about their hiring software?

Nov 28, 2022
Applicant tracking systems often home in on degrees, specific schools, previous employers and key words that can bias the process.
"An increasing number of employers have vowed to do away with degree requirements, but the bias is often embedded in the software companies use to screen applicants," says Shad Ahmed with the nonprofit Opportunity@Work.
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As the Super Bowl looms, the NFL is roiled by claims of racism

Feb 10, 2022
While 70% of players are Black., less than 6% of head coaches are.
Former Miami Dolphins head coach, Brian Flores, seen above on Jan. 2, filed a class-action lawsuit alleging discriminatory hiring practices in the NFL.
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Recreational pot is legal in 11 states, but laws protecting job seekers are still rare

Jan 2, 2020
Things are changing in Nevada, where a new law restricts employer drug tests.
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