Embrace or Rage Against the Machine? The HR Costs and Benefits of Automation

The use of automation, artificial intelligence, and robotics to make or provide products and services is no longer uncommon. But what about the use of these tools in making hiring and other employment decisions? Automating HR functions can help businesses streamline their operations, increase productivity and employee morale, and help conquer unconscious bias, but potential pitfalls abound when used incorrectly. In this podcast, Natalie Pierce, a Shareholder in Littler’s San Francisco office and Co-Chair of the Robotics, AI and Automation Industry Group, joins GQ|Littler Partner Raoul Parekh and Associate Dónall Breen with the London office in discussing how automation is creating opportunities and posing challenges in the world of HR and employment law.

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