Industry News: Week of June 28, 2021

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Every week we curate industry news and articles that reflect today’s trends so you can spend more time learning and less time searching. Here’s what we’ve been reading:

We’re using AI more and more for hiring. How can we ensure it’s fair?
The use of algorithms in hiring systems is expanding rapidly. The World Economic Forum dives into how standards are needed to ensure hiring is done with minimal systemic biases and discrimination.
Walmart’s new workforce app provides a look into the future
Walmart has developed an AI and machine learning-driven workplace app that allows employees to troubleshoot work tasks, communicate with other staff, and locate merchandise.
EU Commission approves Spain’s 69.5-billion euro recovery plan
Spain’s economic recovery plan has been greenlit by the EU Commission and will have a focus on developing a greener and more digital economy.
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