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Online recruitment programs isolate some of the workers, one study says

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Online recruiting platforms have developed into the personal star of many companies in recent years, mainly thanks to the pandemic. Despite the acceleration of processes with artificial intelligence and the fulfillment of the appeal of health institutions to maintain physical distance, a current study by Harvard Business School brought a little of the downside of this reality.

According to the survey, there are now around 27 million workers in the US who cannot find a full-time job and are referred to as “hidden”. These are people who meet three criteria: you already have a part-time job but are ready to join the full-time job; unemployed for a long time, but looking for work; and neither work nor look for vacancies, but want to return to the market under the right circumstances.

Among the reasons they remain hidden, they explain that HR platforms automated recruiting uses very specific parameters to minimize the number of suitable candidates for vacancies. “For example, most use filters such as a college degree or skills that are precisely described as attributes of work ethic and self-efficacy. Most also use the non-fulfillment of certain criteria, such as excluding a candidate regardless of his other qualifications from the consideration of himself “, it says in the text.

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The text concludes that when hiring platforms, no viable candidates are taken into account whose curriculum vitae do not meet the desired criteria for the position, but who, with the appropriate training, could achieve a high level of performance. In the US, 75% of contractors use these technologies; in Germany this rate is 54% and in the UK 58%.

One of the study’s authors, Joseph Fuller, gave the Wall Street Journal more examples of how hospitals included only candidates with experience in “computer programming” in their curriculum when they would at most enter patient data on the computer. In another case, a company rejected applicants for retail sales who did not list “floor polishing” as one of their skills, even if their résumé met all of the other required criteria.

But the “hidden workers” scenario is not only to blame for the recruitment of software. Further reasons given in the study are the increasing training deficits in the skills required by the market in recent years, also due to technological progress; and the lack of interest on the part of companies not to hire these people or only through their social responsibility foundations.

The latter, researchers say, are activities that are “laudable, but they also inherently reinforce the myth that hiring hidden workers is an act of charity or social engagement rather than a source of competitive advantage” . The study interviewed 8,000 hidden workers and 2,250 executives from the US, UK and Germany.

Source: Harvard Business School, The Wall Street Journal (via The Rand)

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Culpa é do Cabral is celebrating 5 years with the premiere of a new season

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Humor fans can now mark the agenda: the new season of It’s Cabral’s fault already have an appointment for the journey. The national comedy with Thiago Ventura, Rafael Portugal, Fabiano Cambota, Nando Viana and Rodrigo Marques starts this Monday (25) in Comedy Central in its tenth season with a rhythm of party and celebration.

Because the latest season marks the show’s five-year anniversary. Comedians have been taking part in this roundtable since 2016 with discussions, games and debates that are not always that serious, but always guarantee a good laugh. And to celebrate the special date, the new episodes will receive unprecedented paintings and receive some special guests.

So much so that the opening chapter introduces the singers Marília Mendonça, Maiara and Maraísa, who lead the As Patroas project. So the trio enters the game to tell stories and partake in the dynamic that creates the irreverent and funny style of. shapes It’s Cabral’s fault.

the promise of Comedy Central is that each of the new season’s episodes has the presence of special guests, but it has not been revealed who they will be. But that doesn’t detract from the shine of the quintet, which is still the big star of the program – and especially the turmoil between them.

The tenth season of It’s Cabral’s fault Premiere at Comedy Central next Monday (25th), from 10 p.m.

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How much is a burnt Bugatti Chiron worth? You will not believe

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With a value of around 3.96 million US dollars (approx. 21.98 million R $ at current price), the Bugatti Chiron is one of the fastest, most expensive and most sought-after cars in the world. And its price is absurd, even if it suffers an unexpected attack and is ultimately damaged by fire. Like this?

The curious story took place in the US and was reported by the Royal Exotic Cars YouTube channel and just went viral with the purchase and restoration of damaged supercars. The October 9 post already has more than 223,000 views. And why you will understand now.

As Houston and Tony said in a relaxed conversation, the Bugatti Chiron in question belonged to a hip-hop singer and was a victim of vandalism. Three Molotov cocktails were thrown under the hood and the damage to the super machine was considerable.

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The body, windows, seats, instrument panel and part of the wiring were affected, a scenario that led to the insurance company that owns the policy ordering the popular “total loss” of the Bugatti. And what does that mean? Simply put, this means that even if someone is willing to spend a fortune buying and renovating the sports car, they cannot drive it and display it. So as the americans would say what’s the point (or, What is the logic ?, in good ole Portuguese).

It’s for sale … and it’s not cheap

Well, despite the little spoiler we informed that the Bugatti will no longer be drivable even if it is repaired, it is for sale on the Copart Insurance website. And the price to get the damaged sports car from the yard to someone else’s garage is incredibly high.

According to the YouTubers, who told the story of the world, the channel tried to make the purchase itself, but was shocked by the amount demanded by the insurer: $ 1.2 million, the equivalent of R $ 6.6 million.

The broadcaster’s idea was to spend about a third of the amount on the purchase, win it back, and resell it with a good profit margin. However, the “plan” failed because of two simple words in the insurer’s final report: total loss. A little happy ending to a very curious story, don’t you think?

Source: Motor1, Copart, Royal exotic cars

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How to integrate Apple Music with Shazam

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Discovering music is an easy task for Shazam. Working with Apple since 2017, the app helps users quickly identify the name and artist of a song being played outdoors and in any other app open on the iPhone or iPad.

If you want a more complete experience with the platform, you can link it directly to Apple Music. So you can create an entire library of discovered melodies, add them to other playlists and listen to entire songs via the app.

First of all, remember that you need to download the Shazam app from the App Store. Below you will find out how you can quickly integrate the two services on your Apple mobile device.

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How to integrate Apple Music with Shazam

Step 1: open the Shazam app. Then drag up the tab at the bottom of the screen and tap the app’s settings icon (represented by a gear).

Tap the Shazam Settings Icon – Screenshot: Thiago Furquim (Canaltech)

Step 2: under “Stream” activate the selector switch under “Sync Shazams with Apple Music”.

Link Apple Music to Shazam by the given option – Screenshot: Thiago Furquim (Canaltech)

If you’re having trouble linking accounts, you need to authorize Shazam’s access to Apple Music. To do this, go to the Settings app, enter “Shazam” and enable the “Media and Apple Music” option. Then repeat the above steps to complete the task!

Activate Shazam’s access to Apple Music in the AJustes app – Screenshot: Thiago Furquim (Canaltech)

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