Much attention is focused on AI and robots replacing people in their jobs. While it will happen, and is happening to some degree already, the process is more evolutionary than instantly implemented. As it applies to the future of recruitment, the AI transition might actually benefit recruiters short-term before having a negative impact.
The successful examples of AI and recruitment automation in the hiring process focus on low-skill, entry-level jobs or jobs easily defined by a few words, computer languages or credentials that candidates have achieved. The recruitment for higher-end jobs will someday be similarly automated. That time is not here yet. Read the rest of this entry »