Regional Webinar Series: Evaluating AI Tools for Hiring and Talent Development
Date: March 25th, 2020 6PM
ATD Long Island is proud to participate in the ATD Regional Webinar Series. This collaboration of 6 ATD chapters (including Eastern PA, Greater Philadelphia, Mid NJ, Northern NJ, Long Island & New York City) is bringing together the best of our networks to provide world class presenters and content. We look forward to sharing these webinars with you throughout 2020!
Recent years have seen a proliferation of artificial intelligence tools that have entered the market for human resources and talent development purposes. AI tools used for automated interviewing have drawn attention to this growing practice and caused increased concern among talent development professionals. In a growing HR technology and educational technology, market many professionals are faced with making decisions without the best possible knowledge of how to evaluate these tools.
This session will present some of the basics around AI tools and present a systematic approach to evaluating their efficacy and usage in organizations.
During this session, attendees will learn:
1) How to evaluate potential AI tools
2) How to assess vendor’s claims regarding an AI tool
3) How to conduct a validity study of a pre-hire assessment
About the Presenter: Sy Islam
Sy has over 10 years of experience in a variety of corporate, academic, and applied settings. He completed his Bachelors in Economics from Rutgers University, his MBA in Human Resource Management and a Master’s of Arts in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He completed his PhD in Applied Organizational Psychology from Hofstra University. Sy has served in management, consultant and research roles in a variety of organizations.
He is currently an Assistant Professor of Industrial Organizational Psychology at Farmingdale State College. In addition to his role as a professor, he is a co-founder and a Principal Consultant with Talent Metrics. In his role at Talent Metrics, he collaborates with organizations through consulting engagements in his areas of expertise (training and development, selection, survey design, performance management, and team building). Sy has won the Scientist-Practitioner Presidential Recognition Award, spoken at Disrupt HR Long Island and I-O Shaken and Stirred.
Sy is a passionate advocate for the fields of I-O Psychology and trainingWhen he’s not teaching or consulting, Follow him on Twitter (@IOSyIslam) and LinkedIn