AXIOS: how computers could start making hiring decisions

October 23, 2017 Rebecca Henderson

Would you trust a computer to help make your hiring decisions? An increasing number of companies are saying “yes.”

The advantage is clear, says Rebecca Henderson, CEO of Randstad Sourceright, “Automation can help connect high-skilled workers to the right jobs quicker.” Of course, algorithms are not perfect and the jury is still out on machine-learning as it applies to diversity and bias.

Henderson says that she thinks that humans will always have a role in the process. But speed will be essential, particularly on the front end of the application process. All of which makes for a lively debate.

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About the Author

Rebecca Henderson

Rebecca Henderson is CEO of Randstad Sourceright. Rebecca brings more than 20 years’ experience in all facets of talent acquisition solutions and technology. With deep insights and progressive perspectives, Rebecca steers Randstad Sourceright’s global development to ensure HR and talent leaders can play a strategic role in driving growth locally, across regions, and globally. Rebecca is a highly regarded leader in the talent management field and was most recently recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts in “The Global Power 100 – Women in Staffing” list.

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