Applying for jobs nowadays can be a frustrating experience. Increasingly, candidates find that their résumés alone are no longer enough to secure an interview.
They are expected to complete time-consuming assessments before they get a chance to make their case in person to a prospective employer.
While these assessments range in style, they usually share one feature: the gatekeeper deciding between success and failure is a computer, not a human. What does this mean for businesses and candidates?
Why companies use AI in recruitment
With technology increasingly revolutionising every aspect of our economy and lives, it is no surprise that more and more companies are using automated systems to help them with the recruitment process. To save time, they often use algorithms to filter large pools of applications down to more manageable shortlists.