Jun 23, 2024

ChatGPT is biased against resumes with credentials that imply a disability—but it can improve

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While seeking research internships last year, University of Washington graduate student Kate Glazko noticed recruiters posting online that they’d used OpenAI’s ChatGPT and other artificial intelligence tools to summarize resumes and rank candidates. Automated screening has been commonplace in hiring for decades. Yet Glazko, a doctoral student in the UW’s Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, studies how generative AI can replicate and amplify real-world biases—such as those against disabled people. How might such a system, she wondered, rank resumes that implied someone had a disability?

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