From sourcing to selection, AI is making its mark throughout the hiring process and beyond. Using intelligence in business is always a good idea and we have the propensity to discover and strive for more. From the most rudimentary algorithms running intelligent processes, to Deep Learning Neural Networks that truly define Artificial Intelligence, we are at a critical transition point. In applying machine learning and AI to Talent Acquisition and HR, we are now in the very early innings of what promises to be an exciting future.
Addressing Common Misconceptions to Cut Through the AI Noise – Brian Delle Donne, President, Talent Tech Labs
Brian Delle Donne helps us define true AI and the terms we all have to learn and use in order to start implementing them in our companies. Do you know the difference between machine learning and Neural Networks? Or have a clue how much of what seems to be Artificial Intelligence, may in fact, be a hybrid model of humans and AI? You will once you’ve read Addressing Common Misconceptions to Cut Through the AI Noise.
Vertical Highlight: Sourcing Counterpoint: Artificial Intelligence: Does the Definition Matter? – Shon Burton, CEO & Founder, HiringSolved
One of the most audible parts of the Artificial Intelligence conversation is… matching. Can we automagically match candidates, and if we can, can we do it as well as a human? Shon Burton, someone who knows quite a bit about sourcing and matching, explains what AI is (and is not), and poses an interesting question: does it really matter when discovering useful software for Talent Acquisition?
Vertical Highlight: Engagement Artificial Intelligence: The Impact on Candidate Engagement – Nachi Junankar, CEO and Cofounder, Avrio
Engaging with candidates might seem like the last thing we want a robot to do, but in fact, it’s a key opportunity to impact candidate experience, as Nachi Junankar points out. Artificial Intelligence has a warm and fuzzy side too, or at least candidates think so when they get a personalized response or guidance on their application. Learn how AI is impacting engagement and how we can shape a better application and interview process in the future.
Vertical Highlight: Selection History Repeats Itself – So Can Hiring Bias in AI – Geoff Harris, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder at JabaTalks
It’s important to understand these terms so we can figure out new and exciting ways to apply AI to our recruiting and candidate selection efforts, but there are dangers as well. After all, if AI selection tools are programmed by humans, how do we eliminate one of the most pervasive issues facing the workforce today… bias? Geoff Harris explains how to keep history from repeating itself and create a truly objective hiring process.
Interview with a Head of TA – Nick Mailey, Vice President, Talent Acquisition, Intuit
Nick Mailey, Head of Talent Acquisition at Intuit, shares useful software and the project he and his team have been working on. Based on their unofficial motto “Recruiting is Done!” the Intuit’s recruitment team is using AI to build themselves out of their current jobs… and into better ones.
Investor Highlight – Will Szczerbiak, Senior Associate, Greycroft Partners
How does all of this buzz around AI translate from an investor’s perspective? Will Szczerbiak shares his perspective on AI in a business context, the current state of data in the recruiting industry, and where Greycroft is focusing when they think about HR technology.