AI as Talent Scout

For years, employers and online intermediaries have used algorithms to help fill job openings, but their methods were often crude. A computer would identify keywords on resumes, then determine whether those words corresponded to text in job descriptions. Applicants learned to game the process by larding their resumes with terms the machines are likely to be looking for. Conversely, poorly worded job listings could cause computers to overlook qualified candidates. But, recent advances in a form of AI known as deep learning are changing the game. Instead of simply scanning words on a page and matching them to words in a job description, a machine can now identify skills and aptitudes that don’t explicitly appear on a candidate’s resume. Read the article

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