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  • The Russian Robot That’s Hiring Humans
    • Robot Vera can cut the time and cost of recruiting by a third, its creators say. Now they’re teaching it to recognize anger, pleasure, and disappointment.
    • 300-odd clients—including PepsiCo, L’Oréal—fill vacant jobs, artificial intelligence software, Robot Vera, Microsoft Corp. strategist
  • How to Take Advantage of Mobile for Recruiting – Employment Background Check Blog – HireRight
    • 45% of candidates take advantage of a mobile device to apply for a job, so it’s no wonder businesses are upping their mobile recruitment game.
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  • A Russian startup is using Robot Vera, artificial intelligence software designed for recruiting, to help its 300-odd clientsincluding PepsiCo, Ikea, and LOralfill vacant jobs.
  • The software can interview hundreds of applicants simultaneously via video or voice calls, narrowing the field to the most suitable 10 percent of candidates.
  • InnovatorsVladimir Sveshnikov (28) and Alexander Uraksin (30), co-founders of Stafory, a 50-person startup in St. Petersburg – Origin – – The co-founders, with a background in human resources, two years ago found themselves making hundreds of calls to candidates whod lost interest in the given job or couldnt be located….
  • DevelopmentVera, named after Sveshnikovs mother, combines speech recognition technologies from Google, Amazon.com, Microsoft, and Russias Yandex.
  • Sveshnikov and Uraksin are working to teach the bot to recognize anger, pleasure, and disappointment, but even if it can gauge emotions, Vera shouldnt be viewed as a substitute for traditional HR departments, says Mikhail Chernomordikov, a Microsoft Corp. strategist in Dubai.

Tags: 300-odd clients—including PepsiCo, L’Oréal—fill vacant jobs, artificial intelligence software, Robot Vera, Microsoft Corp. strategist

  • By: Alexa Lemzy – – With 45 percent of candidates taking advantage of a mobile device to apply for a job, its no wonder businesses are upping their mobile game when it comes to recruitment.
  • By taking advantage of mobiles numerous advantages, recruiters can both enhance the candidate experience with their company and make the hiring process more convenient for themselves.
  • Understanding Mobile and the Challenge of Improving the Candidate Experience – If 60 percent of applicants abandon the application process because it was too long, imagine how much higher this statistic is on mobile.
  • Live help available on mobile helps candidates navigate the application process successfully at the time thats most convenient to them, allowing them to apply for jobs on the go.
  • And yet… – With all the benefits that mobile recruiting can bring to both candidates and recruiters, it is surprising to know that only eight percent of companies use mobile for recruiting purposes.

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  • More importantly, we are looking for smart, aggressive reporters with a track record of producing strong beat or investigative coverage.
  • Wed prefer someone with at least five years of newspaper experience, but are willing to consider less-experienced candidates with exceptional talent and a passion for investigative work.

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