More companies are using AI technology to recruit and review applications. This article by Hilke Schellmann In The Guardian explores how applicants can boost their chances of getting hired despite errors in technology. While this article suggests avenues to work with or around these technologies, Candidates, and Hiring Managers both have a desire to radically change their approach to hiring.
Finding it hard to get a new job? Robot recruiters might be to blame — The GuardianThe article offers ideas for making your resume machine-readable. Offers tips such as ensuring your resume includes keywords in the job description or listing specific skills for a position even if it’s not in the job description. The article also shares insights provided by consultants validating whether or not some of these AI tools are fair and legal. One discovered criteria unrelated to work, such as the name ‘Thomas’ and the keyword ‘church’, used to “predict” success in a job!!! Whilst lawmakers grapple with the impact of algorithmic bias in decision making.
A staggering statistic "Yet 88% of executives said that they know their tools reject qualified candidates." However, the industry hasn't changed the system or the tools!As a candidate take some of the insights from below to get through the AI tools but also spend the majority of your time telling your story through networking with people and bringing the human element to your search for What's Next!Need some help getting your story together? Want structure, guidance, and community support in networking?