The 3 Problems with Boolean — And How to Overcome Them

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

Blowing The Cover Off of AI in Recruiting

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

Recruiting Hassles You Won’t Miss With AI

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

Evolve or Die: A Wake-up Call for Job Boards

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