leave a reply | February 06 2017
A University of Bristol study released today shows recruiters discriminated against fictional candidate "Mohamed Allam", offering more interviews to "Adam Henton", in response to identical CVs 1 .   While candidates ought not be subject to discrimination, it seems a driver is needed to end it. Technology is leading this change. Objective and therefore fair assessment of staff is...
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leave a reply | February 06 2017
  To find the best Java developer for our current India-based job opening , we have created a Coding Challenge to thoroughly test your coding prowess.   The BlueOptima Coding Challenge will take place 25 th -26 th February.   The candidate demonstrating leading abilities will be offered the chance to begin an exciting career with BlueOptima ! Runners up...
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leave a reply | January 17 2017
It is positive to see an approach to recruitment based on objective data in the form of Tara (Talent Acquisition and Recruiting Automation) - an AI chatbot that helps customers recruit staff, identifying the best candidates using a scoring system.  We became aware of Tara via a recent article 1 drawing attention to the way that — besides glass ceilings — talented software developers...
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leave a reply | December 14 2016
Machine Learning is most often considered a branch of the broad pursuit of Artificial Intelligence in which it is used to process unstructured data, such as text. But there is an even greater potential for its application in enhancing analytics of structured numerical data. In this domain, we predict Machine Learning capabilities will continue to offer further insights by discovering patterns...
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leave a reply | October 06 2016
BlueOptima is generally apolitical, but we think the request from the UK Government to report our proportion of "foreign" staff smacks of 1930s’ fascism. Today the UK Government confirmed that they don’t yet require such reporting, but have cemented the undertone that employing non-British staff is bad practice by declaring that this approach is to ‘“nudge” organisations towards good...
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