Talent Intelligence Platform SeekOut has announced the availability of SeekOut Assist, a new generative AI technology based on OpenAI’s GPT. “It is a big step forward in solving real business problems with the power of Generative AI and will make our customers radically more productive and effective”, said Aravind Bala, co-founder and CTO at SeekOut.
The initial launch of SeekOut Assist can find qualified candidates for a role based on a job description and create personalised candidate outreach messages. “Our customers are under immense pressure to hire the right candidates quickly”, said Claire Fang, Chief Product Officer at SeekOut. “SeekOut Assist will help recruiters work faster and smarter, with more time to focus on the human side of recruiting.”
‘Minutes instead of hours’
Recruiters spend countless hours searching for candidates that meet the requirements of an open role. “SeekOut Assist works with recruiters to surface qualified candidates in minutes instead of hours. A recruiter can simply paste a job description, and SeekOut generates a list of the most qualified candidates for that role.”
“The search criteria are transparent, explainable, and can be further fine-tuned by a recruiter.
This simple workflow is powered by AI. SeekOut Assist uses GPT technology to automatically break down a job description into search criteria like job title, required skills, and preferred skills. It then analyses over 800 million profiles in SeekOut’s talent database to find the best match. “The search criteria are transparent, explainable, and can be further fine-tuned by a recruiter. Keeping the human in complete control while leveraging AI to improve the speed and quality of the search drastically.”
Users have total control
Glen Cathey, Senior Vice President and Consulting Principal of Talent Advisory and Digital Strategy at Randstad called the technology cutting edge. “When it comes to leveraging ChatGPT’s API, using it to effectively understand job descriptions and generate helpful recommendations for required and preferred matching criteria. As well as applying the most thoughtful approach to assistive candidate outreach. Importantly, in both cases, users have total control with the ability to edit, configure, and refine criteria to ensure they are getting the results and output they are looking for.”
Personalised outreach at scale
Whenever you’re on the receiving end of a generic recruiting-type e-mail, you usually do what everybody does: you choose to ignore it. Candidates do it too often, SeekOut says. Which is why its newest technology aims to help recruiters personalise any form of communication. “The best recruiters research the candidate and craft a highly personalised message to increase response rates. SeekOut Assist generates a personalised message to the candidate based on their unique qualifications for the role.”
“SeekOut Assist generates a personalised message to the candidate based on their unique qualifications for the role.”
“SeekOut Assist analyses the information in each candidate’s SeekOut profile, including skills and experiences. It then uses both the candidate profile and job description to write a personalised outreach message to the candidate, improving the chances of a response. The interface includes options for the recruiter to customise further and control.”
‘Generative AI will be a game-changer’
This new innovation in generative AI has the potential to revolutionise the way that recruiters work, according to global industry analyst Josh Bersin. “Generative AI will be a total game changer in HR. SeekOut Assist is a pioneering application of GPT, setting the stage for many more innovations to come.”
“It is a big step forward in solving real business problems with the power of Generative AI and will make our customers radically more productive and effective”, said Aravind Bala, co-founder and CTO at SeekOut. “We’re excited about the future of AI in the HR technology space and look forward to working with our customers and partners to build new tools that make recruiters’ contributions to their organisations even more strategic.”
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