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3 Ways to Reduce Bias and Recruit Diverse Talent

August 24th, 2018|Categories: Best Practices, HR Policies, Recruitment Technology|Tags: , , , |

This article is the third part of a three-part series on hiring discrimination. To read the first part on when bias enters the hiring process, click here. To read the second part on the impact of diversity on a company’s bottom-line, click here. In our last articles, we learned that unconscious and conscious biases [...]

The Impact of Diversity on Your Company’s Bottom-Line

August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Best Practices, HR Policies, Recruitment Technology|Tags: , , , |

This article is the second part of a three-part series on hiring discrimination. To read the first part on when bias enters the hiring process, click here. In our last post, we learned that bias — whether conscious or unconscious — enters the hiring process as recruiters are strapped for time in the screening [...]

Racial Bias in the Hiring Process

August 21st, 2018|Categories: Best Practices, HR Policies, Recruitment Technology|Tags: , , , |

For decades, studies have shown that racial bias impacts the hiring process drastically. Candidates with African American, Hispanic, and Asian-sounding names get called for interviews at rates down to half of those of their white-sounding counterparts. Data spanning several decades shows that this trend hasn’t improved measurably in over 25 years. How Does It [...]

The Cost of an Interview

July 30th, 2018|Categories: Best Practices, HR Policies, Recruitment Technology|Tags: , , , , , |

At Appliqant, we are dedicated to saving companies time and money while simultaneously finding them the best-qualified candidate for a position. How much does the average company spend interviewing a candidate? The numbers may surprise you. Screening & Scheduling Applicants Imagine a hiring manager takes a few minutes to review every applicant who applied [...]

Practical Near-Future Uses of Artificial Intelligence for Small and Medium Businesses

July 23rd, 2018|Categories: AI, NLP, Machine Learning, Emerging Tech - AR, Cloud, Blockchain|Tags: , , , , |

Even beyond our use case of creating automated video interviewing software, we are fascinated by the possibilities for artificial intelligence to innovate many areas of business and life. On the horizon, artificial intelligence will significantly influence day-to-day life for small- and medium-size businesses. Technology companies are spending billions of dollars developing artificial intelligence technologies, [...]

The Scourge of “Fake” Candidates

July 18th, 2018|Categories: AI, NLP, Machine Learning, Best Practices, HR Policies, Recruitment Technology|Tags: , , , |

Whether you call it resume padding or application fraud, the trend of candidates lying on their resumes is increasing as unemployment rises. The problem can get even worse, with fake candidates applying and performing the interviews while sending a different person entirely on the first day of the job. Estimates from sources like Steven [...]

Our Best Tips for Hacking your Automated Video Interview

July 18th, 2018|Categories: Best Practices, Candidate Aids, HR Policies, Recruitment Technology|Tags: , |

You apply for a job and receive an email back from the hiring manager: Congratulations! You’ve been asked to complete the first round of interviews through an automated video interview platform. Your first video interview might feel intimidating — or even insurmountable. Don’t let your uncertainty about interviewing in front of a camera keep [...]

4 Unconventional Uses for Automated Video Interviews

July 18th, 2018|Categories: AI, NLP, Machine Learning, Recruitment Technology|Tags: , , , , |

Not a recruiter? No problem! The Appliqant platform can be used for a lot more than traditional hiring. From higher education recruitment to personal uses, automated video interviews can impact your life in a variety of ways. Automated interviewing improves any process where you need to speak with someone to get information. Metrics provided [...]

4 Ways Artificial Intelligence Video Interviewing Drives Your Customer Service Recruitment

July 5th, 2018|Categories: AI, NLP, Machine Learning, Recruitment Technology|Tags: , , , |

Whether you are hiring customer service representatives, retail store workers, telecallers, or any other customer service role, your company can benefit from implementing video interviewing in your recruitment process. These customer-facing employees have some of the biggest challenges and highest turnover rates in any industry. Recruiting them can seem like a particular hurdle for [...]

The Evolution of Artificial Intelligence in Automated Interviews

July 5th, 2018|Categories: AI, NLP, Machine Learning, Recruitment Technology|Tags: , , , , |

An emerging trend in recruiting is the rise of automated interviewing, including the integration of artificial intelligence technology. This transition is a boon for the largely outdated recruiting industry. AI components allow companies to easily sift through dozens (or hundreds) of interviews quickly with objective metrics and consistent results. But as the rise in [...]

3 Critical Ways Automated Personality Assessment is Revolutionizing Recruitment

June 29th, 2018|Categories: Best Practices, HR Policies, Recruitment Technology|

Recruiting practices haven’t changed much in recent decades: applicants apply for a position and go through several rounds of interviews with potential supervisors and coworkers. These stakeholders all individually analyze and interpret the interview based on their own experiences and perceptions. By integrating automated personality assessments, employers now have the opportunity to gain a [...]

Best Practices: 6 Important Things to Include on Your Company Employment Portal

May 31st, 2018|Categories: Best Practices, HR Policies|Tags: , , |

With the use of technology the way businesses conduct their operations is changing drastically. There are six things that should be included in the online employment portal so that information is easy to find. 1. Value and Culture When a person wants to visit a company’s website to learn more [...]

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