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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 29 Top Recruiting Software Tools Of 2018

In 2017, 66% of venture capital deals in HR tech went to talent acquisition solutions.

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 29 top recruiting software tools of 2018.

Job Aggregators

Job boards and job aggregators are central to the recruiting ecosystem because direct applicants make up 48% of all hires.

Indeed, with its resume database of 100 million strong, is the biggest source of external hires by far. In 2017, it was credited with an incredible 72% of interviews and 65% of hires in the US. Continue reading