Companies using AI to find their next employee

David Israelson, Globe and Mail, Jun 13, 2017
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Over the last few years I've been talking about the idea of using a person's online presence directly to evaluate their credentials and skills, rather than depending on proxies like degrees and certificates. This is a step in that direction. An application called Plum "uses algorithms based on surveys filled out by both employers and prospective employees to come up with a shortlist of prospective matches – a bit like a dating app only with more professionally focused parameters."
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