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AI for Recruiting: News, Tips, and Trends

AI For Recruiting: The Questions You Were Afraid To Ask – Answered [Video]

AI for recruiting is a game changer: 96% of HR professionals believe AI has the potential to greatly enhance talent acquisition.

But…what the heck is AI anyway? I asked a group of recruiting experts for their top questions about AI.

Learn more on AI’s impact on recruiting in my video:

The #1 question recruiters have is: will AI replace us? Learn the surprising answer to this question in above!

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How AI Can Stop Unconscious Bias In Recruiting

A major feature of AI for recruiting is its ability to stop unconscious bias. A recent lawsuit reminds us why we need to avoid bias during hiring: Palantir, a software startup, is paying $1.7 million to settle a racial discrimination lawsuit with the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).

Similar to EEOC guidelines, as a federal government contractor, Palantir cannot discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or against military veterans.

The Department of Labor accused Palantir of disproportionately eliminating qualified Asian applicants for engineering positions. The lawsuit alleges Asian applicants were routinely eliminated in the resume screening and telephone interview phases despite being as qualified as white applicants. Continue reading

The 38 Top Recruiting Software Tools Of 2019

Top Recruiting Software 2019

The capabilities of recruiting software are changing rapidly and HR Tech, once an oxymoron, is alive and well in 2019.

According to Crunchbase, by August 2018, the amount of VC money invested in recruiting software startups, in 2018 alone, crossed $600 million.

While exciting, the potential of these new technologies can become overwhelming. In November 2018, Josh Bersin, industry analyst and founder of Bersin by Deloitte, revealed he is currently tracking “more than 1400 HR technology companies.”

With hundreds of recruiting software companies out there, how do you determine which ones are worth investing in?

To highlight the best in the market, I’ve created this guide to the 38 top recruiting software tools of 2019. Continue reading