Automated text analysis in human resources selection – areas of potential and limitations

Coverbild: BWP 3/2019
Issue/Year (Volume) 3/2019 (48)
Page(s) 27-29

Today, companies are able to use algorithms to make a pre-selection of job applications received. They also use automated text analysis procedures based on artificial intelligence. However, the routines that lie behind this process are unclear and may have an undesired discriminatory effect. This article presents the results of a project which investigated the prejudice of German language analysis systems.