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Brian Merchant
A wave of startups are selling the nation's biggest employers automated recruitment programs that include bot-led interviews & facial recognition screenings said to flag nervousness & behavior patterns. Why applying for your next job may be a nightmare:
If you think looking for a job is already daunting, anxiety-riddled, and unpleasant, just wait until the algorithms take over the hiring process. When they do, a newfangled “digital recruiter” like...
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Brian Merchant 24 Apr 19
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Here is how the new digital recruitment companies imagine AI will shape the future of the hiring process, and what they hope process will look like:
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Brian Merchant 24 Apr 19
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It's yet another example of shitty automation—software & services sold to businesses with a promise to cut man hours, but will likely just make everyone's lives worse in the process. In this case, the job application process stands to become even more miserable than it already is
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Brian Merchant 24 Apr 19
Replying to @jevanhutson
forgot to tag here for flagging this wonderful bit of bias-proof recruitment tech in the first place -- cheers
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Refe Tuma 24 Apr 19
Replying to @bcmerchant @monteiro
For the sequel,
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Brian Merchant 24 Apr 19
Replying to @RefeUp
Wait are you the author of What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night? I read that book to my son all the time, it's one of his favorites
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Richard H. Boyd 24 Apr 19
Replying to @tim_libert @bcmerchant
ethically?
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Esperanza Drowning 24 Apr 19
Thanks for the heads up!
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MS 24 Apr 19
Replying to @bcmerchant @kursed
Ugh this is the sort of thing that gives me nightmares. Too many organisations take the bait of this sort of rubbish, discounting all the actual issues associated with it.
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Nika Grigoreva 25 Apr 19
Replying to @bcmerchant
It is already a taught process, couldn’t imagine it would be worse
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