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AI for Recruiting: News, Tips, and Trends

Ideal Announces New Patent For Its AI For Recruiting Technology

Ideal’s patent covers the system and methods for determining the right candidates for roles within an organization.

Toronto, Canada — [July 30, 2019] — Ideal, an A.I. for recruiting software company, announced the allowance and issuance of US Patent 10,255,585, entitled “A system, method and computer program product for determining suitability of a candidate for a role in an organization.” It protects the system that is configured to create an ideal candidate profile for the selected role based on several different data sets. The patent, issued on April 4, 2019, builds on Ideal’s ability to determine the correct candidates for jobs in an organization. Continue reading

AI for Recruiting from Ideal Now Available for Purchase on SAP® App Center

By integrating with SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting, the AI Talent Acquisition solution from Ideal delivers high-volume, bias-free hiring recommendations to customers.

Toronto, Canada — [June 26, 2019] — Ideal announced today that its AI for Recruiting is now available on the SAP® App Center, the digital marketplace for SAP partner offerings. Ideal integrates with the SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting solution and delivers data-backed high-volume hiring recommendations and automation improvements to customers. 

“Every organization that receives an abundance of applicants for their roles understands the pain points present in recruiting today,” says Somen Mondal, Founder and CEO of Ideal. “Our AI-powered system of intelligence works to screen and shortlist applicants, while engaging with candidates via chatbot, leading to improvements in candidate experience and quality of hire.”

By removing bias commonly used to make hiring decisions, Ideal helps solidify diversity and inclusion initiatives within organizations. Continue reading

HR Policy Association Awards a Badge of Excellence to Ideal

HR Policy Recruiting Software Initiative Review Board Identifies Innovators in the Field of Human Resources Automation and Software Solutions

Washington, D.C. – The HR Policy Association, the leading organization representing over 380 Chief Human Resources Officers at the largest corporations in the United States, is pleased to announce that its Recruiting Software Initiative (RSI) has awarded Ideal with a Badge of Excellence for Justification. Talent acquisition leaders from nearly 20 HR Policy member companies assembled at the beginning of 2018 to create the RSI Review Board to identify innovators whose products and services deserve consideration by Chief Human Resource Officers of large corporations. Continue reading

Ideal and iCIMS Announce Partnership, Bringing Artificial Intelligence to Talent Acquisition and Enabling Recruiters to Automate Candidate Sourcing, Screening and Rediscovery

Ideal integrates with iCIMS Talent Acquisition Suite

TORONTO, October 31, 2017 – Ideal, an artificial intelligence (AI) for recruiting company, today announced a partnership with iCIMS, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based talent acquisition solutions.

Ideal’s AI-powered Intelligent Virtual Assistant now offers a simple integration into the iCIMS Talent Platform, a suite of talent acquisition tools that enables organizations to source, screen, and employ the best talent for their ever-changing business needs. The partnership offers a seamless transfer of screened and shortlisted candidates from Ideal, into the iCIMS Talent Platform, where recruiters can manage the hiring process from start to finish, all within a single platform to power better data analytics. Continue reading

Ideal Raises $3M to Scale AI for Recruiting Platform, Targeting Inefficient High-Volume Hiring Process

Ideal, AI for recruiting software, raises $3M to accelerate the capabilities of their virtual recruiting assistant and streamline high-volume hiring

TORONTO, August 29, 2017 – Today Ideal, an AI for recruiting company, announced the completion of a $3M financing round that will be used to accelerate the capabilities of their AI and onboard new customers faster. The round was led by prominent investors including Mike Durland, Michael Hyatt and Richard Hyatt, alongside the MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund, a fund based at MaRS Discovery District in Toronto.

“We are thrilled to be able to work so closely with our investors and the MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund. Continue reading

Ideal Joins SmartRecruiters Marketplace, Now Every Customer Can Enjoy Recruitment Automation Fully Integrated Into Their Hiring Workflow

Ideal and SmartRecruiters Partner to Bring AI-Powered Recruitment Automation to Hiring and Drive Cost Per Hire Down 71%

TORONTO, ON (May 17, 2017) – Ideal, an artificial intelligence for recruiting company, announced today that it has partnered with SmartRecruiters, the Hiring Success Company, as an innovative analytics partner to transform recruiting and optimize customers’ entire talent acquisition process. Ideal’s AI-powered recruiting software is now available to all SmartRecruiters clients via the SmartRecruiters Marketplace.

SmartRecruiters’ Talent Acquisition Suite is used by high-performance organizations for making the best hires. It has full functionality for recruitment marketing and collaborative hiring built on a modern cloud platform, with an open marketplace for third-party recruitment services. Continue reading

Ideal Applies Artificial Intelligence to Optimize High-Volume Retail Hiring

Ideal Improves the Candidate Experience and Optimizes Talent Acquisition Opportunities

TORONTO, ON–(April 3, 2017) – Ideal, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Recruiting company, is pleased to announce the successful implementation of their AI technology with the “cultural department store for booklovers,” Indigo Books & Music Inc. A first-mover in recruitment automation, Ideal enables employers such as Indigo to leverage artificial intelligence technology to automate commoditized recruiting tasks such as resume screening and shortlisting. By eliminating these more routine functions, talent acquisition professionals can focus on high-value responsibilities such as interviewing and building relationships with candidates.

Ideal’s recruitment automation technology has helped Indigo succeed with two compelling initiatives: improving the candidate experience and optimizing talent acquisition opportunities. Continue reading

Ideal and Greenhouse Partner to Bring Artificial Intelligence to Hiring and Decrease Cost per Hire by 71%

Greenhouse Customers Can Now Have Full Access To Ideal’s AI-Powered Recruitment Automation

TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – February 14, 2017) – Ideal, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Recruiting company, announced today their new integration with Greenhouse Software. Through this global partnership, Ideal’s recruitment automation technology is now available to Greenhouse clients via the Greenhouse Platform.

A first-mover in recruitment automation, Ideal uses AI to automate repetitive, low-level recruiting tasks, freeing up precious time for talent acquisition professionals to focus on high-value tasks such as interviewing. Ideal helps employers sift through the resume noise and automatically move top candidates through the recruiting funnel. Continue reading

Ideal, an AI for Recruiting Company, Selected for C100’s “48 Hours in the Valley”

Ideal, an AI technology for high-volume recruiting, announces their selection as one of the top Canadian tech startups chosen to participate in “48 Hours in the Valley”

TORONTO, ON (October 31, 2016) – Ideal announced today that they have been selected to participate in the “48 Hours in the Valley” program organized by C100. The “48 Hours in the Valley” program brings Canada’s most promising startups to Silicon Valley and gives them tools, mentors and strategic introductions to accelerate their success.

A company to watch in the world of AI technology, Ideal’s software uses artificial intelligence to instantly identify and screen top candidates for employers overwhelmed with applicants. Continue reading