How do you know your boolean searches are surfacing the right candidates? How do you know that you’re not missing a pool of potential? Let’s examine three of the limitations of the Boolean keyword search and how qualifications-based screening can help you overcome them. 1. You don’t know who you’re missing with Boolean. Résumés … Continue reading The 3 Problems with Boolean — And How to Overcome Them
If the phrase “Artificial Intelligence” makes your eyes glaze over, you’re not alone. The term “AI” gets thrown around a lot these days, often by people who don’t actually know what it means. What exactly is AI and how can it affect your approach to recruiting? As Head of Data Science at Uncommon, I have … Continue reading Blowing The Cover Off of AI in Recruiting
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The core of recruiting is all about building relationships between people. Most people get into this line of work because they’re excited by the possibility of connecting people to jobs they love. Unfortunately, the way the industry has developed today has led to many inefficient processes. Just look at a few stats about the average … Continue reading Recruiting Hassles You Won’t Miss With AI
When job boards first emerged in the ‘90s, they were game-changing innovations. Instead of finding a newspaper and sorting through the classified ads, you could hop online and find hundreds of jobs all in one place, easily searchable, with the application forms only a click away. Not only did this completely transform the way job-seekers … Continue reading Evolve or Die: A Wake-up Call for Job Boards
Humans are consistently and maddeningly given to bias. Decades of earnest work to increase diversity at every level of employment has resulted in only moderate improvements. With the best of intentions, many companies have turned to technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) to increase both efficiency and fairness in important decisions like who makes parole, … Continue reading Would You Like Your Recruiting AI…With or Without Bias?
Welcome to the Hiring Hero Spotlight! In this feature, we talk with real-life hiring heroes—those hard-working folks in HR and talent acquisition—to learn about their approach to sourcing and hiring. In this installment, we caught up with HR consultant Jo Weech to discuss some of the trends in talent acquisition, the unique sourcing and hiring … Continue reading Industry Leader Jo Weech discusses the Challenge of Overcoming Hard-to-Fill Roles