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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

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

Implicit bias in recruiting: how can we avoid it?

Posted by Christina Perry on Aug 17, 2016 11:01:19 PM

Implicit bias is a natural and unavoidable reality when we’re dealing with people. The very things that make humans able to do things a computer can’t—like feelings and instincts—are also the ones that can be a liability in hiring.

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Topics: bias, implicit bias, compliance, hiring, eeoc, recruiting, talent acquisition, talent rediscovery, restless bandit, machine learning, artificial intelligence, data science

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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