US tech firm digs up dodgy behaviours on future hires

Hiring the wrong person can be costly and lead to hostile work environments.

A US technology company, which identifies bigotry, sexism, violence and drug use among potential hires on behalf of clients, says unearthing such behaviour “affects 12-15% of hiring decisions on average”, including clients changing their decision.

The Los Angeles-based company Fama, founded in 2015, uses AI-based software to identify such problematic behaviour. It...

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