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, 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 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 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
The ability to automate candidate screening, a crucial step in the recruiting process, promises to solve one of the biggest problems in recruiting: the resume “ignore” problem.
LinkedIn reports 69% of talent acquisition leaders state their hiring volume has increased this year, but only 26% of their recruiting teams have increased.
Finding tools to intelligently automate some part of the recruiting workflow will be a top priority in 2017.
Automated candidate screening has the potential to solve the resume “ignore” problem that continues to plague recruiters.
The resume “ignore” problem
Over the years, large companies will amass thousands – even millions – of resumes sitting in their ATS. Continue reading
AI recruitment is the hottest topic in recruiting these days.
AI for recruiting is the application of artificially intelligent abilities such as learning or problem-solving designed to automate some part of the recruiting workflow.
One major reason why AI recruitment is exploding in popularity are the competing pressures of hiring volume increasing at the same time as recruiting teams staying the same size or decreasing.
This means talent acquisition leaders are looking for ways to streamline or automate their recruiting teams’ workflow.
To give you an idea of what an automated workflow looks like for recruiting, specifically for high-volume recruitment, we created the infographic below. Continue reading
You know AI for recruiting is hot when Google enters the game: Google just announced their entry into the arena with Google Cloud Jobs API, which is basically AI for job search.
Here are 4 things you need to know about the Google Cloud Jobs API.
1. What does the Google Cloud Jobs API do?
According to Google’s Data Science team, their Cloud Jobs API, “understands the nuances of job titles, descriptions, skills and preferences, and matches job seeker preferences with relevant job listings.”
It does this by figuring out the job title and skills a job seeker enters in his or her job search query. Continue reading
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
Figuring out the right shortlisting criteria to identify the best candidates is still the top recruiting challenge for talent acquisition professionals.
52% of talent acquisition leaders say the most difficult part of their job is identifying the right candidates from a large applicant pool
To help you become more efficient and accurate when shortlisting candidates, I’ve created this guide on how to create the right shortlisting criteria to find the best candidates.
What is shortlisting criteria?
Shortlisting criteria are the essential and desirable criteria needed to do the job, as well as the minimum levels of each that the shortlisted candidate should possess. Continue reading
A 5 minute definition of People Analytics for VPs, salespeople, hiring managers and job candidates alike. This is what you need to know:
15 second definition:
The practice of making data-backed people management decisions within an organization. Most frequently referred to in hiring, retention and absenteeism management.
Likely the offspring of Google’s People & Innovation Lab (PiLab), People Analytics first caught the attention of professionals in 2013.
Related terms: #HRtech, HR Technology
, HR Predictive Analytics, HR Big Data
Names to know:
Dr John Sullivan (@DrJohnSullivan
), Fast Company deemed him the “Michael Jordan of Hiring”, Staffing.org called him “the father of HR metrics”. Continue reading