2023 proved to be a particularly brilliant year for recruitment technology. But every year has its highlights, so we delved into the statistics and found the 15 most-read articles about recruitment technology in 2023.
Who said books weren’t popular anymore? While there are many books written about recruitment, which best focuses on the technology side of it? We’ve compiled a top 9 of books on recruitment technology.
2. AI, Recruitment & Regulation: Workday gets hit with lawsuit, alleging its AI shows ‘patterns of discrimination’
Earlier in 2023, the news came out that Workday had been sued by a job applicant in the United States for discrimination. Court documents state that since 2018, the applicant was rejected for more than 80 positions at companies that use Workday as a recruitment screening tool. In this series, we delve into the wondrous world of AI, recruitment and regulation.
Spanish company Jobandtalent are a popular bunch. Jobandtalent is one of the world’s leading digital temp staffing agencies. In just two years, the Spanish business grew from €350 million to €1.9 billion in revenue. In this article: what’s behind the surge?
In 2020, Josh Bersin expected talent marketplaces to ‘explode into view’. Three years later, that’s very much the case as companies increasingly plug their skills gaps with internal talent. Talent mobility marketplaces are white hot, but what’s the behind their recent success and who are key players?
5. AI in Recruitment: new podcast series explores the rapidly evolving world of artificial intelligence
AI is everywhere in recruitment, but how is it being used exactly? In a new podcast series ‘AI in Recruitment’, co-hosts Martijn Hemminga and Jasper Spanjaart explore the rapidly evolving world of artificial intelligence (AI) in recruitment.
Eightfold has become a household name within the world of recruitment tech. They are on a continued mission to eliminate bias with the power of AI and Talent Intelligence. “We pioneered the use of AI to enhance talent management. And bring optimised, actionable talent insights and personalised experiences for users throughout every step of the journey”, said Ashutosh Garg, CEO of Eightfold AI.
Nestlé is one of the world’s best-known brands. But being popular can lead to an extreme volume of candidates. Lisa Scales, Head of Talent Acquisition for Nestlé in the UK and Ireland, delved into why the company opted for Paradox’ Olivia to schedule and complete 18,000 interviews with candidates. ‘A life changing experience for high-volume recruiters.’
8. Jo Mills (Fuel50): ‘Our AI-driven talent marketplace gets to the heart of the employee proposition’
Fuel50 is an AI-driven talent marketplace platform that fuels internal talent mobility. “We help organisations with a tool that helps employees maximise their talent and skills”, Jo Mills, Co-Founder and Chief Experience Officer at Fuel50, told Recruitment Tech in a video-interview.
News from the US earlier in 2023: US-based recruiting platform HeadRace announced that it raised $6M in seed funding from Greylock, Susa Ventures, and Breyer Capital with Packy McCormick, Kindergarten Ventures, and Blue Lion Global participating in the round. The company also announced that its technology platform is now available to any recruiter or employer who wants to use it.
When Google Bard officially launched in Europe, it became a two-headed race in the world of Artificial Intelligence (AI). In this article, we will delve into the key distinctions between Google Bard and OpenAI’s ChatGPT and examine their implications for recruitment.
Work tech was hot among investors in 2022. So much so that it became the second-ever largest VC year in history. Q4 proved to be a $1.61 billion quarter, with two new work tech companies that surpassed the $1 billion valuation, and thus became unicorns. This research stems from George LaRocque and WorkTech.
12. Candidates using AI: cheating or fair game? | AI in Recruitment Ep. 7 with guest Martyn Redstone
On the 7th episode of AI in Recruitment, Jasper Spanjaart and Martijn Hemminga are joined by Martyn Redstone, a leading expert on all things conversational AI and recruitment. Topics of conversation: candidates using AI for their resumes and cover letters — is it fair game? Or does it mark the end of the CV? Listen to the full episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or via the link in the article.
13. Job van der Voort (Remote.com): ‘The gap between talent and employers gets smaller if you follow our philosophy
In recent years, Remote has become one of the most disruptive payroll, HR and compliance solutions for remote teams. ‘The gap between talent and employers is definitely getting smaller when following our philosophy’, Job van der Voort, CEO and founder of Remote.com told Recruitment Tech in an interview.
14. Markellos Diorinos (Bryq): ‘If companies don’t make the best use of the people they already have, they’ll end up losing’
The conventional hiring process involves relying on standardised tests, which are usually inadequate in predicting an individual’s potential success in the role they are being hired for. The future is in predictive analytics, according to Markellos Diorinos, CEO of Talent Intelligence platform Bryq. Recruitment Tech spoke to Diorinos for an in-depth interview.
After acquiring Sovren and Akyla, Textkernel, in collaboration with strategic software investor Main Capital Partners, is acquiring candidate engagement software vendor Joboti. Joboti managed to make a name for itself in the Benelux in recent years with its Whatsapp solution and won the Dutch Recruitment Tech Award in the ‘Best tooling’ category in 2022. The acquisition by Textkernel is in line with the global trend that specialised software is taken over by larger recruitment tech software companies.