How many times have you said to yourself, “there just aren’t enough hours in the day”? In an industry that moves as fast as talent recruitment, lack of time is a real problem. Recruiters are spread so thin that 75% of applicants never receive a response after submitting a resume.

SwissCognitiveImagine you hire someone to help you with the most cumbersome part of the recruitment process: matching candidates to jobs. Imagine you arrive at your desk around 9am, put that coffee down, and log into your computer, where hundreds of applicants are already scored, ranked, matched for the open positions you must fill. Instead of spending hours of your day scanning resumes and comparing them to job descriptions, the work is already done when you arrive at the office. Now, you’re ready to hit the ground running and start connecting with the best applicants.

Too Good to Be True?

While this scenario may seem like a dream, technology has advanced, creating new solutions to make it a reality. Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer just a buzzword; it’s an opportunity for businesses to minimize the amount of time spent on mundane, rote tasks so you can focus on more meaningful work.

Adoption of AI is at an early stage, so it’s no wonder that many are skeptical of its potential. Artificial intelligence is sometimes painted as a threat, assuming that it will make humans obsolete. But the truth is, there is only so much an intelligent agent can do. Low-value add tasks can be automated, but AI is no substitute for recruiters, an inherently human profession.

It’s time to get back to the most rewarding part of your job. The people.

Automate the Grind

Let’s face it: the most time consuming aspect of your job isn’t the reason you became a recruiter. Most talent acquisition employees spend roughly 55% of their time resume matching, getting buried in resumes and job descriptions. Recruiting is a fast-paced business, and sometimes the quality of your recommendations suffers because there just isn’t enough time to dive into every person’s background thoroughly enough. Leveraging AI to automate this process gives you crucial time in your day back, so you can focus on making the successful placements. […]