Should we be DNA testing our kids?

In China, parents are DNA testing their children in order to forecast their academic and professional success then, make adjustments as necessary. Is this a good thing or a bad thing? Both sides of the issue are debated in this episode.

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FREE WEBINAR: “Big Brother in the Office: How Workplace Efficiency Threatens Worker Privacy”

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15 minutes ago, the world changed. Social media has infiltrated our lives, bringing together communities of people, but also taking its toll on the mental health of some individuals. As a result, companies have started adapting their hiring practices to better understand their candidates.

So, what are they utilizing? We are now seeing advanced technologies that monitor the emotional fitness of their workers, AI scanning the faces of candidates to see if they are telling the truth, and even employees getting microchipped. These methods may improve overall efficiency and the bottom line of the enterprise, but at what cost? When does the collection and tracking of employee data go too far? How much privacy should an interviewee or employee expect to have? And most importantly, how will these practices affect the future world of work?

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Jim Stroud was nominated for the 2019 Recruiting Brief MVP Awards

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Biometric Resumes are Coming Soon to an Interview Near You

Should your resume be one page or two? Well, that kind of thinking is soo… 1999. If you want to be in line with what’s happening in 2020 and beyond, start thinking about your biometric resume. What’s a biometric resume you ask? Well, imagine proving you are the best qualified person for the job based not on your past experience but instead, your expertise is proven by your brainwave activity. Yeah, that’s coming to an interview near you. Tune in for the details.

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