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
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?
Recently, Uncommon got together with Greenhouse and Susanna Frazier, Head of Strategic Sourcing, Talent Acquisition at Universal Music Group, to discuss how programmatic is shaping the future of recruiting. Listen for expert tips on how to: Increase your pipeline with interested and qualified applicants Decrease your spend on advertising open positions Reduce time wasted on … Continue reading How programmatic is enabling recruiters to make visible impacts on their company
There’s a single number that sums up all of the difficulty that candidates and recruiters face in the job search process: 250. Why is this number so significant? It’s the average number of applicants per job. And it’s growing. Only five years ago, it was less than half that number. This number has skyrocketed in … Continue reading Why it’s so hard to hire and get hired
When you think about it, the recruiting industry hasn’t really changed much in the past 100 years. Employers write job descriptions and pay to advertise them. Job seekers read job posts on job boards, decide if they are qualified, and apply. Then the employers have to read through all the resumes and make subjective decisions … Continue reading Finally, A Better Way to Connect Jobs With Talent