This year your first job interview might be with a robot

Fast Company | 1/10/2018 | Lydia Dishman
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LinkedIn’s new report surveyed 8,800+ recruiters and hiring managers on how these trends would impact hiring in 2018. Those polled indicated that AI is gaining steam because it’s a timesaver (67%), removes human bias (43%), and delivers the best candidate matches (31%). More than half of survey respondents also found AI to be most effective for sourcing candidates (58%), screening (56%), and nurturing candidates (55%).

Case studies outlined in the report show how companies like U.K.-based Vodaphone are tapping that power for interviewing over 50,000 candidates for its call center and customer service roles, which start with video interviews.

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Once candidates record themselves answering standardized questions, “robots (aka computers programmed with advanced algorithms) analyze the interviews” across 15,000 different factors including body language and facial cues to vocal tone. If...
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