[LI] Future of the job search & whose AI will change it

Three more items on how "AI" is changing job hunting. These were posted on LinkedIn in May-June 2017. (I depart from the usual presentation of short LI posts by including in 2 of the 3 below, my writing on the target pages outside of LI.) "The future of job hunting: More Spotify, less Craigslist," CIO.com, … Continue reading [LI] Future of the job search & whose AI will change it

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[LI] Some thoughts on AI, intelligent agents, & transformation of the job market

So, if there were AI (artificial intelligence) bots or intelligent agents (IAs) to assist people looking for employment or a new job, how might they interact with increasingly intelligent processes used by organizations doing recruiting and hiring? And how could that change job seeking and hiring? In a previous article on LinkedIn ("Towards AI for … Continue reading [LI] Some thoughts on AI, intelligent agents, & transformation of the job market

[LI] Useless job interviews; recruiters’ tools converse

Below are two separate items (not articles) posted to LinkedIn in April & May 2017. They each consist of a link plus a brief discussion. The theme again is aspects of the job market in the wake of automation. "The Utter Uselessness of Job Interviews," New York Times, 8 April 2017 (posted ~9 April 2017) In my developing … Continue reading [LI] Useless job interviews; recruiters’ tools converse

AI & the self-driving resume: 3. How AI might work for job seekers & recruiters

This is the third of 3 posts on “AI & the self-driving resume” The previous two posts1 have looked at the current state of the job market and why applications of artificial intelligence (AI) could make it function better for job seekers and recruiters. They have also mentioned aspects of how AI in this context … Continue reading AI & the self-driving resume: 3. How AI might work for job seekers & recruiters

AI & the self-driving resume: 2. The resume & the market

This is the second of 3 posts on "AI & the self-driving resume" In a sense, the job market is really a market in resumes, even though a real person - someone seeking a job, a potential employee - is behind each one. Resumes stock databases, they are digitally searched, they may be passed around … Continue reading AI & the self-driving resume: 2. The resume & the market

AI & the self-driving resume: 1. The future of the job market

This is the first of 3 posts on "AI & the self-driving resume" There's lots of speculation these days about how robots and artificial intelligence (AI)* might further transform the way we work or drive a new industrial age - along the way maybe even taking our jobs - but not so much on how such … Continue reading AI & the self-driving resume: 1. The future of the job market

[LI] CVs & cover letters need automation; job sites do AI

Below are four separate items (not articles) posted to LinkedIn in mid to late March 2017. They each consist of a link plus a brief discussion. The general theme is how automation under the name “artificial intelligence” (AI) is being applied to recruiting/hiring processes, and now to job sites, but not yet to job seeking/application … Continue reading [LI] CVs & cover letters need automation; job sites do AI