• RecSys in HR 2022 Workshop Recording available

    RecSys in HR 2022 Workshop Recording available

    We have published the full recording of our RecSys in HR 2022 workshop, which we held September 22 in Seattle, WA, USA. The video is 5h42m43s long, so to guide you, I provide you the following list of highlights (see the video description for timestamps that will allow you to instantly skip to the sections described below): 1️⃣ Our first…

  • The 2nd RecSys in HR Workshop

    The 2nd RecSys in HR Workshop

    And that’s a wrap! Yesterday we had our RecSys in HR Workshop at the ACM RecSys 2022 conference. 👉 I was happy to (virtually) chair the workshop’s panel (with Helen Hulsker, Carlos Castillo (ChaTo), Liangjie Hong, and Robyn Rap). And hope the rest of the panel will take Helen’s suggestion to heart and book a ☕️ meeting with their lawyer colleagues soon…

  • Panelist on ‘AI and Ethics’ at Reshaping Work 2022

    Panelist on ‘AI and Ethics’ at Reshaping Work 2022

    I’m excited to be joining a panel on “AI and Ethics” at the Reshaping Work 2022 Conference on October 14 at de Rode Hoed in Amsterdam, alongside Robert Seamans (New York University) and Anastasia Sergeeva (Vrije University Amsterdam). The panel will be chaired by Ting Li (Erasmus University Rotterdam).

  • Talk on “The Future of Work” at the UvA in DeLaMar seminar series

    Talk on “The Future of Work” at the UvA in DeLaMar seminar series

    On Friday, September 23 I am representing Randstad and giving a talk on “The future of work” at the DeLaMar theater, part of the UvA in DeLaMar seminar series.

  • Three papers accepted at RecSys in HR 2022 Workshop

    Three papers accepted at RecSys in HR 2022 Workshop

    🎉 A little success to share: three of our former data science interns at the Data Science chapter at Randstad Groep Nederland have written and published their master theses at our upcoming RecSys in HR Workshop; an academic workshop that revolves around AI in HR, which is part of an ACM International Conference on Recommender Systems (the AI systems…

  • Another cohort of Data Science students finished

    Another cohort of Data Science students finished

    Very proud of the latest cohort of Data Science thesis interns at Randstad Groep Nederland. In absence of a “real” defense at the University of Amsterdam, we organized our own afternoon packed with defenses (and subsequent drinks) in our Randstad HQ in Diemen. At the end of the afternoon we were able to congratulate Roan, Anna, and…

  • Panel on AI for a more inclusive labor market

    Panel on AI for a more inclusive labor market

    At a conference in Utrecht I participated in a panel discussion alongside Hans de Zwart (HvA’s Centre of Expertise Applied AI), Rina Joosten-Rabou (Seedlink), Mildo van Staden (Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties) and Siri Beerends (SETUP). I summarized my takeaways on LinkedIn, which I share below (in Dutch)

  • RecSys in HR at ACM RecSys 2022 in Seattle!

    Fantastic news! We’ve received word the 2nd edition of our “Recommender Systems for Human Resources” (RecSys in HR) Workshop has been accepted to be included in the ACM RecSys 2022 program, to be held in Seattle! Last year’s (first) edition of our workshop was co-located with ACM RecSys 2021 in Amsterdam, and featured two keynotes, a panel,…

  • At KINTalks on AI in HR

    I’m giving a talk at the KINTalks series, organized by the KIN Center for Digital Innovation on March 25. It’s going to be a hybrid event, so happy to meet you at the VU Amsterdam, and if not, see you online! RSVP here on EventBrite. KINTalks is a hybrid event where practitioners are invited to…

  • Two papers accepted at CompJobs ’22

    We have two papers accepted at “The First International Workshop on Computational Jobs Marketplace“, co-located with WSDM 2022. Both papers are based on work done by two of our former thesis interns at Randstad Groep Nederland! ☝️ Ninande Vermeer worked under supervision of Sepideh Mesbah and Vera Provatorova (UvA) on: “Using RobBERT and eXtreme Multi-Label Classification to Extract Implicit and Explicit Skills…

  • In ABU’s “Reflex” on AI and the labor market

    I was interviewed for the ABU‘s quarterly magazine Reflex, alongside Jarno Duursma, to respond to the statement: “AI is unbiased and leads to more inclusive labor market” (spoiler: I partly agree). Read it online here

  • Panel on AI and Inclusivity in the Labor Market

    Panel on AI and Inclusivity in the Labor Market

    Update: unfortunately but understandably (in light of the pandemic), this conference has been post-poned until further notice. December 9th I will join a panel discussion on AI and equal opportunities in the labor market (together with Siri Beerends & Rina Joosten-Rabou), at a conference organized by WOMEN INC. An offline event in Utrecht (Corona volente)!…

  • RecSys in HR Workshop Recording available

    RecSys in HR Workshop Recording available

    For those who missed it — like myself 😏 — we have now published the full recording of our Recommender Systems in Human Resources (RecSys in HR) Workshop, which was held on October 1st, in conjunction with the ACM RecSys Conference in Amsterdam. Our workshop included two keynotes, eight paper presentations, breakout sessions, a virtual panel on…

  • AI & Data Science MSc thesis internship projects @ Randstad Groep Nederland

    Another academic year, another (short)list of potential projects. Are you a final-year AI or data science student, interested in doing an internship with us? Reach out! First, read below why you would want to join us, and scroll further down for the following project descriptions: Job Description Generation (NLP) Conversational/QA approaches for resume information extraction…

  • Two papers accepted at the RecSys in HR Workshop!

    Happy to have learned we have two papers accepted at the first Recommender Systems in Human Resources Workshop, co-located with ACM RecSys 2021! These papers are the first academic publications of the Data Science Chapter at Randstad Groep Nederland! Curious to know what they’re about? I tweet better than I blog 👇 Stay tuned for…