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Posted by Steve Goodman on Jun 8, 2017 7:48:20 AM

In his article, In 10 Years, Job Hunting will be Obsolete, Geoffrey James extrapolates from my quotes to raise serious concerns about privacy and transparency that should trouble us all. But he misses the point as it pertains to AI and big data in hiring—the type of data used, and whether it’s appropriate or not, isn’t inherent to the technology.

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Topics: AI, privacy, artificial intelligence, machine learning, recruiting, talent acquisition, HR Tech

Disaster Dates & Bubble Blizzards: Why AI Won't Take Your Job

Posted by Christina Perry on May 17, 2017 12:40:35 PM

Much has been made recently of artificial intelligence (AI) taking over all aspects of the hiring process. Recruiters, AI is going to take your job! Chatbots are going to interview and select candidates. Oh my! The industry press is like a digital-age chicken little, proclaiming that the sky is coming down on talent acquisition professionals: you’re going to be replaced by artificial intelligence.

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Topics: AI, recruiting tools

Restless Bandit’s Search Algorithms

Posted by Steve Goodman on May 8, 2017 4:53:00 PM

Why are Restless Bandit’s search algorithms results best in class? After all, don’t most Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) provide native search functionality?

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Topics: algorithms, search, boolean, AI, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, ATS

Recruiting Tech terms: a 60-second primer

Posted by Christina Perry on Jul 18, 2016 7:54:00 AM

As a talent acquisition professional, you probably hear terms like algorithm, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning all the time—but what do they mean, exactly?

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Topics: HR Tech, AI, recruiting, HR technology, data science, machine learning, recruiting tools, talent acquisition, talent rediscovery

Talent Rediscovery: The Essential Ingredient for Talent Acquisition

Posted by Steve Goodman on Jul 12, 2016 4:52:49 PM

Corporate talent acquisition budgets keep shrinking, even as hiring managers demand more candidates, faster and cheaper. The game is changing—and our existing tools and strategies aren’t keeping up—but we continue to approach recruiting the same way.

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Topics: talent rediscovery, talent acquisition, recruiting, talent matching, machine learning, AI, data science, hiring, recruiting tools, resume database, HRtech, HR technology

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