The Economic Times: how AI is reshaping recruitment, the future of jobs

October 23, 2017 Jim Stroud

Artificial intelligence (AI) is driving change throughout the recruitment industry, reshaping every step of the hiring process. Bots can scan social media profiles for good hiring matches. Video interviews can be analyzed with algorithms that measure facial expressions, word choice and gestures. AI can replicate manual HR tasks like candidate screening into repeatable processes. It’s a brave new world for startups and established industry players alike.

“I think ‘Robot Process Automation’ is the next big thing, which means everything that can be automated will be automated,” says Jim Stroud, global head of sourcing and recruiting strategy for the Randstad Sourceright Talent Innovation Center. “My hope is that [we are able to] recognize the dangers of unchecked algorithms.”

Read the full article for more perspectives on how AI is changing HR, then download our Talent Trends Q3 2017 Report to find out what your peers have to say about the emerging technology.

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