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Adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) is on the increase, but its critics are still fearful that the technology could replace human workers and even do much of the work of HR. Ji-A Min from software company Ideal highlights 10 HR tech leaders who believe AI will support, rather than replace, HR.
You can’t escape it: everywhere you turn, AI is taking over.
AI is a machine’s ability to mimic human capabilities such as learning, problem solving, and perception. For HR, this is the application of artificial intelligence to the function in order to streamline or automate some part of the workflow.
A recent survey found that 38% of enterprises are already using AI in their workplace with 62% expecting to use it by 2018. According to Bersin by Deloitte, 33% of employees expect their jobs will become augmented by AI in the near future.
To understand the impact of AI on HR, a survey of HR executives by IBM found that 46% believe AI will transform their talent acquisition capability and 49% believe it will transform their payroll and benefits administration.
An ongoing debate is whether AI will replace us in the workplace, however. Here are 10 HR leaders who believe AI technology will support, rather than replace, HR.
1. AI will automate screening and reduce bias
Somen Mondal, CEO of Ideal - software that uses AI to automate recruiting tasks, beli