Although many marketers use algorithms in their merchandising strategies, they probably don’t consider how those intricate formulas could affect their own job applications.
More and more, software screens résumés before they reach human resources managers.
Companies including IBM and Facebook are going a step further and giving AI programs even greater hiring responsibilities.
Here’s the scoop, from Fast Company:
They’re using machines to scan work samples, parse social media posts and analyze facial expressions on behalf of HR managers. Such practices raise questions about accuracy and privacy, but proponents argue that harnessing AI for hiring could lead to more diverse, empathetic, and dynamic workplaces.
These programs are used primarily to wean out misfits. Many are designed to search for specific skills on résumés and toss out candidates who do not meet certain criteria or match specific job requirements.
Advanced programs can do the following, from HR automation outfit, Fama: