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  • Is the ‘Quality Candidates stay on the market for 10 days’ stat dead?
    In April 2019 Forbes reported this astonishing statistic that highlighted the global competition for talent. At the time, this statistic was valid – digitisation had opened up a global marketplace for talent and in Industry 4.0  top-tier talent sits at the heart of a company’s success. It made sense.   Fast-forward to August 2020 and according to ...
    Continue reading
  • Industry 4.0 and the Implications for HR
    Industry 4.0 and the Implications for HR Industry 4.0 and the Implications for HR HR leaders now find themselves at the forefront of organisational decision-making: driving technology absorption, fostering innovation, enabling new work models and simultaneously attracting, retaining and developing the workforce of the future. HR leaders now find themselves at the forefront of organisational decision-making: driving technology absorption, ...
    Continue reading
  • Semester sees 327% Boost in Recruiter Productivity
    Semester sees 327% Boost in Recruiter Productivity Semester sees 327% Boost in Recruiter Productivity “When I first saw EVA for the first time, I thought this may be the answer, this is going to give us a competitive advantage. I was right… My team and I are so excited about the future of our company and ...
    Continue reading
  • Recruitment in healthcare is changing
    Recruitment in healthcare is changing Recruitment in healthcare is changing ncreasing demand for more healthcare professionals, laid against the backdrop of an ageing population and a chronic shortage of available labour, makes the future of healthcare look bleak. ncreasing demand for more healthcare professionals, laid against the backdrop of an ageing population and a chronic shortage of available ...
    Continue reading
  • The talent acquisition puzzle: RPA driving effectiveness, not just productivity
    The talent acquisition puzzle: RPA driving effectiveness, not just productivity The talent acquisition puzzle: RPA driving effectiveness, not just productivity Move your recruitment process from merely efficient to truly effective and drive a 200x increase in talent acquisition outcomes. Move your recruitment process from merely efficient to truly effective and drive a 200x increase in talent acquisition outcomes. When ...
    Continue reading
  • 18 Talent Acquisition Metrics for the modern recruiter
    18 Talent Acquisition Metrics for the modern recruiter 18 Talent Acquisition Metrics for the modern recruiter Recruitment 4.0 is about measuring your processes, identifying holes in existing capability and using data to build a world-class talent function. We have analysed the 18 recruitment metrics every talent leader should be able to understand and articulate to their board ...
    Continue reading
  • Machine Learning in HCM: A Use-case
    Been a while since I have written a blog 🙂 I am taking the opportunity as I have some really fascinating insight to share. At EVA.ai, we are constantly seeking routes to deploy automation solutions that transform how people work, within a process. We believe that if it can be automated THEN it should be automated. Saying that before ...
    Continue reading
  • 5 questions HR Professionals should be asking
    HR teams within the healthcare industry are under immense pressure to fill vacancies. The increasing demand for more healthcare professionals, laid against the backdrop of an ageing population a chronic shortage of talent, can make the future of the sector look bleak. Getting it wrong: Using technology as a fix, not a solution The wider landscape for ...
    Continue reading
  • 7 Technological Trends in Recruitment every HR team must be aware of
    HR 4.0 As the computerisation of industry unfolds, computers are becoming increasingly connected and communicate with each other to make decisions without human involvement. A combination of cyber-physical systems, the internet of things and ubiquitous data is driving a new wave of industry. Industry 4.0 as coined by Forbes. As technology keeps getting smarter, we build communities ...
    Continue reading
  • Machine Learning

    Recruitment 4.0

    Machine Learning
    Recruitment 4.0
    Recruitment is changing  So,consider this. Talent acquisition managers are increasingly asking the strategic question “How is the workforce changing?”. But not only how, but why it’s changing and at such a rapid pace? ———————————————————- It’s in this context that HR executives and talent teams need to start considering Recruitment 4.0 – an emerging methodology designed to help companies thrive, not ...
    Continue reading
  • How to integrate AI and other technologies into your D&I agenda
    Fides Search recently released their latest research paper titled Bias Uncoded: How to integrate AI and other technologies into your D&I agenda.  The paper investigates how AI and other technologies can be applied to help mitigate unconscious bias within organisational processes. It identifies the ...
    Continue reading
  • 15 Experts Weigh in on AI in Recruitment | Expert Roundup
    What is AI in recruitment? AI in recruitment is the technology designed to streamline or automate recruiting workflow, especially repetitive, time-consuming, high-volume tasks. Automation in recruiting is the technology that takes over individualized, time-consuming and manual processes, allowing recruiters to increase productivity, reduce cost-per-hire, accelerate time-to-fill, and improve the overall workflow efficiency. How AI and Automation help recruiters Once AI ...
    Continue reading
  • How AI can help us eliminate recruitment bias
    You’ve heard the trend – diversity is the new global mindset in recruiting this year. 73% of companies embraced diversity, while over half of companies are already tackling it head-on to eliminate recruitment bias, according to a recent survey by LinkedIn. But very few companies have cracked the diversity code – unconscious bias gets in the ...
    Continue reading
  • Top 4 recruitment skills AI is unlikely to replace
    Can AI do your job? Sure, some of it. Can AI take away your job? Not likely. As we continue to build EVA.ai, we are always reminded of the fact that although Artificial Intelligence (AI) is extremely efficient at automating low-value tasks, it is almost impossible for AI   to replace the most critical aspects of ...
    Continue reading
  • Don’t fear intelligent machines. Work with them
    “Don’t fear intelligent machines. Work with them.” Guess who said it? Garry Kasparov, chess world champion who lost a tournament to Deep Blue the supercomputer in 1997. Garry might not be your first pick when you think of an AI advocate. In his book “Deep Thinking”, Garry reflects on the historical match, where he predicts a ...
    Continue reading

  • Is the ‘Quality Candidates stay on the market for 10 days’ stat dead?
    In April 2019 Forbes reported this astonishing statistic that highlighted the global competition for talent. At the time, this statistic was valid – digitisation had opened up a global marketplace for talent and in Industry 4.0  top-tier talent sits at the heart of a company’s success. It made sense.   Fast-forward to August 2020 and according to ...
    Continue reading
  • Industry 4.0 and the Implications for HR
    Industry 4.0 and the Implications for HR Industry 4.0 and the Implications for HR HR leaders now find themselves at the forefront of organisational decision-making: driving technology absorption, fostering innovation, enabling new work models and simultaneously attracting, retaining and developing the workforce of the future. HR leaders now find themselves at the forefront of organisational decision-making: driving technology absorption, ...
    Continue reading
  • Semester sees 327% Boost in Recruiter Productivity
    Semester sees 327% Boost in Recruiter Productivity Semester sees 327% Boost in Recruiter Productivity “When I first saw EVA for the first time, I thought this may be the answer, this is going to give us a competitive advantage. I was right… My team and I are so excited about the future of our company and ...
    Continue reading
  • Recruitment in healthcare is changing
    Recruitment in healthcare is changing Recruitment in healthcare is changing ncreasing demand for more healthcare professionals, laid against the backdrop of an ageing population and a chronic shortage of available labour, makes the future of healthcare look bleak. ncreasing demand for more healthcare professionals, laid against the backdrop of an ageing population and a chronic shortage of available ...
    Continue reading
  • The talent acquisition puzzle: RPA driving effectiveness, not just productivity
    The talent acquisition puzzle: RPA driving effectiveness, not just productivity The talent acquisition puzzle: RPA driving effectiveness, not just productivity Move your recruitment process from merely efficient to truly effective and drive a 200x increase in talent acquisition outcomes. Move your recruitment process from merely efficient to truly effective and drive a 200x increase in talent acquisition outcomes. When ...
    Continue reading
  • 18 Talent Acquisition Metrics for the modern recruiter
    18 Talent Acquisition Metrics for the modern recruiter 18 Talent Acquisition Metrics for the modern recruiter Recruitment 4.0 is about measuring your processes, identifying holes in existing capability and using data to build a world-class talent function. We have analysed the 18 recruitment metrics every talent leader should be able to understand and articulate to their board ...
    Continue reading
  • Your Candidate Acquisition and Retention (CAR) journey
    Your Candidate Acquisition and Retention (CAR) journey Your Candidate Acquisition and Retention (CAR) journey “The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency” – Bill Gates “The first rule of any ...
    Continue reading
  • 3 must-haves when considering Candidate Experience
    Pillars of Engagement   While the facets of digitisation continue to evolve and proliferate every aspect of human behaviour, communication remains the one constant in how people define and rate ‘experience’. Think about it, the right engagement creates understanding, understanding drives resonance and when that happens therein lies the metaphorical ‘ jackpot’.    Whether it’s sharing, posting or just ...
    Continue reading
  • Machine Learning in HCM: A Use-case
    Been a while since I have written a blog 🙂 I am taking the opportunity as I have some really fascinating insight to share. At EVA.ai, we are constantly seeking routes to deploy automation solutions that transform how people work, within a process. We believe that if it can be automated THEN it should be automated. Saying that before ...
    Continue reading
  • 5 questions HR Professionals should be asking
    HR teams within the healthcare industry are under immense pressure to fill vacancies. The increasing demand for more healthcare professionals, laid against the backdrop of an ageing population a chronic shortage of talent, can make the future of the sector look bleak. Getting it wrong: Using technology as a fix, not a solution The wider landscape for ...
    Continue reading
  • 7 Technological Trends in Recruitment every HR team must be aware of
    HR 4.0 As the computerisation of industry unfolds, computers are becoming increasingly connected and communicate with each other to make decisions without human involvement. A combination of cyber-physical systems, the internet of things and ubiquitous data is driving a new wave of industry. Industry 4.0 as coined by Forbes. As technology keeps getting smarter, we build communities ...
    Continue reading
  • Analytics

    Recruitment 4.0

    Analytics
    Recruitment 4.0
    Recruitment is changing  So,consider this. Talent acquisition managers are increasingly asking the strategic question “How is the workforce changing?”. But not only how, but why it’s changing and at such a rapid pace? ———————————————————- It’s in this context that HR executives and talent teams need to start considering Recruitment 4.0 – an emerging methodology designed to help companies thrive, not ...
    Continue reading
  • How to integrate AI and other technologies into your D&I agenda
    Fides Search recently released their latest research paper titled Bias Uncoded: How to integrate AI and other technologies into your D&I agenda.  The paper investigates how AI and other technologies can be applied to help mitigate unconscious bias within organisational processes. It identifies the ...
    Continue reading
  • 15 Experts Weigh in on AI in Recruitment | Expert Roundup
    What is AI in recruitment? AI in recruitment is the technology designed to streamline or automate recruiting workflow, especially repetitive, time-consuming, high-volume tasks. Automation in recruiting is the technology that takes over individualized, time-consuming and manual processes, allowing recruiters to increase productivity, reduce cost-per-hire, accelerate time-to-fill, and improve the overall workflow efficiency. How AI and Automation help recruiters Once AI ...
    Continue reading
  • CEO to Recruiter: job boards, candidate engagement, and recruitment efficiency
    I am still on my journey of setting aside a part of my CEO responsibilities and spending some time as a recruiter to develop a deeper appreciation for the recruiter’s craft. Here are more of my key takeaways. Week 5: job boards aren’t that evil They may get frustrating, however. I understand why people are often hesitant to ...
    Continue reading
  • CEO to Recruiter: candidate sourcing
    A week ago, I decided to set aside part of my CEO responsibilities and spend some time as a recruiter to develop a deeper appreciation for the recruiter’s craft. I knew recruitment wasn’t easy, and the second week of my experiment left no room for doubts. Day 8: Ben – 1, Job boards – 0 Job boards are ...
    Continue reading
  • CEO to Recruiter: my first week in recruiter's shoes
    I’m Ben Kaminsky, CEO at eva.ai. As we build EVA, our Recruitment Process Automation software, I want to develop a deeper appreciation for the recruiter’s work. A while ago, I ran into a post by Adam Schoenfeld from Siftrock who set aside part of his CEO duties to walk in the shoes of an interim Sales Development Representative. Adam ...
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  • Don’t fear intelligent machines. Work with them
    “Don’t fear intelligent machines. Work with them.” Guess who said it? Garry Kasparov, chess world champion who lost a tournament to Deep Blue the supercomputer in 1997. Garry might not be your first pick when you think of an AI advocate. In his book “Deep Thinking”, Garry reflects on the historical match, where he predicts a ...
    Continue reading

  • Is the ‘Quality Candidates stay on the market for 10 days’ stat dead?
    In April 2019 Forbes reported this astonishing statistic that highlighted the global competition for talent. At the time, this statistic was valid – digitisation had opened up a global marketplace for talent and in Industry 4.0  top-tier talent sits at the heart of a company’s success. It made sense.   Fast-forward to August 2020 and according to ...
    Continue reading
  • Industry 4.0 and the Implications for HR
    Industry 4.0 and the Implications for HR Industry 4.0 and the Implications for HR HR leaders now find themselves at the forefront of organisational decision-making: driving technology absorption, fostering innovation, enabling new work models and simultaneously attracting, retaining and developing the workforce of the future. HR leaders now find themselves at the forefront of organisational decision-making: driving technology absorption, ...
    Continue reading
  • Semester sees 327% Boost in Recruiter Productivity
    Semester sees 327% Boost in Recruiter Productivity Semester sees 327% Boost in Recruiter Productivity “When I first saw EVA for the first time, I thought this may be the answer, this is going to give us a competitive advantage. I was right… My team and I are so excited about the future of our company and ...
    Continue reading
  • Recruitment in healthcare is changing
    Recruitment in healthcare is changing Recruitment in healthcare is changing ncreasing demand for more healthcare professionals, laid against the backdrop of an ageing population and a chronic shortage of available labour, makes the future of healthcare look bleak. ncreasing demand for more healthcare professionals, laid against the backdrop of an ageing population and a chronic shortage of available ...
    Continue reading
  • The talent acquisition puzzle: RPA driving effectiveness, not just productivity
    The talent acquisition puzzle: RPA driving effectiveness, not just productivity The talent acquisition puzzle: RPA driving effectiveness, not just productivity Move your recruitment process from merely efficient to truly effective and drive a 200x increase in talent acquisition outcomes. Move your recruitment process from merely efficient to truly effective and drive a 200x increase in talent acquisition outcomes. When ...
    Continue reading
  • 18 Talent Acquisition Metrics for the modern recruiter
    18 Talent Acquisition Metrics for the modern recruiter 18 Talent Acquisition Metrics for the modern recruiter Recruitment 4.0 is about measuring your processes, identifying holes in existing capability and using data to build a world-class talent function. We have analysed the 18 recruitment metrics every talent leader should be able to understand and articulate to their board ...
    Continue reading
  • What do job applications and Tinder have in common?
    After a particularly horrible day at work, I like to spend my train ride home applying to 27 job adverts using the handy 1-click apply tool on LinkedIn. Even if I’m not the perfect fit for the job, I apply anyway. It’s stress relieving and pretty fun, sort of like swiping on Tinder. I’m not ...
    Continue reading
  • Colloquialism, chatbots and the power of conversation
    Using NLP and NLU to infer meaning, decypher sentiment and adapt to colloquialisms, whilst having a chatbot as a delivery mechanism transforms the conceptual notion of a product or service value/ of a product/service completely transforms the conceptual notion of its value.
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  • 5 questions HR Professionals should be asking
    HR teams within the healthcare industry are under immense pressure to fill vacancies. The increasing demand for more healthcare professionals, laid against the backdrop of an ageing population a chronic shortage of talent, can make the future of the sector look bleak. Getting it wrong: Using technology as a fix, not a solution The wider landscape for ...
    Continue reading
  • 7 Technological Trends in Recruitment every HR team must be aware of
    HR 4.0 As the computerisation of industry unfolds, computers are becoming increasingly connected and communicate with each other to make decisions without human involvement. A combination of cyber-physical systems, the internet of things and ubiquitous data is driving a new wave of industry. Industry 4.0 as coined by Forbes. As technology keeps getting smarter, we build communities ...
    Continue reading
  • Chatbot

    Recruitment 4.0

    Chatbot
    Recruitment 4.0
    Recruitment is changing  So,consider this. Talent acquisition managers are increasingly asking the strategic question “How is the workforce changing?”. But not only how, but why it’s changing and at such a rapid pace? ———————————————————- It’s in this context that HR executives and talent teams need to start considering Recruitment 4.0 – an emerging methodology designed to help companies thrive, not ...
    Continue reading
  • How to integrate AI and other technologies into your D&I agenda
    Fides Search recently released their latest research paper titled Bias Uncoded: How to integrate AI and other technologies into your D&I agenda.  The paper investigates how AI and other technologies can be applied to help mitigate unconscious bias within organisational processes. It identifies the ...
    Continue reading
  • 15 Experts Weigh in on AI in Recruitment | Expert Roundup
    What is AI in recruitment? AI in recruitment is the technology designed to streamline or automate recruiting workflow, especially repetitive, time-consuming, high-volume tasks. Automation in recruiting is the technology that takes over individualized, time-consuming and manual processes, allowing recruiters to increase productivity, reduce cost-per-hire, accelerate time-to-fill, and improve the overall workflow efficiency. How AI and Automation help recruiters Once AI ...
    Continue reading
  • 3 ways Chatbots improve candidate engagement
    For recruiters, 2018 cements the ideology of the new candidate-driven market. Talent is now digitally empowered, quality hires receive multiple job offers creating a marketplace driven by competitive salaries and growing employee benefits. If employers don’t meet candidates on their terms, engage with them on-demand, they will ultimately lose them to the competitor that does. As ...
    Continue reading
  • CEO to Recruiter: job boards, candidate engagement, and recruitment efficiency
    I am still on my journey of setting aside a part of my CEO responsibilities and spending some time as a recruiter to develop a deeper appreciation for the recruiter’s craft. Here are more of my key takeaways. Week 5: job boards aren’t that evil They may get frustrating, however. I understand why people are often hesitant to ...
    Continue reading
  • CEO to Recruiter: candidate sourcing
    A week ago, I decided to set aside part of my CEO responsibilities and spend some time as a recruiter to develop a deeper appreciation for the recruiter’s craft. I knew recruitment wasn’t easy, and the second week of my experiment left no room for doubts. Day 8: Ben – 1, Job boards – 0 Job boards are ...
    Continue reading
  • How AI can help us eliminate recruitment bias
    You’ve heard the trend – diversity is the new global mindset in recruiting this year. 73% of companies embraced diversity, while over half of companies are already tackling it head-on to eliminate recruitment bias, according to a recent survey by LinkedIn. But very few companies have cracked the diversity code – unconscious bias gets in the ...
    Continue reading
  • Top 4 recruitment skills AI is unlikely to replace
    Can AI do your job? Sure, some of it. Can AI take away your job? Not likely. As we continue to build EVA.ai, we are always reminded of the fact that although Artificial Intelligence (AI) is extremely efficient at automating low-value tasks, it is almost impossible for AI   to replace the most critical aspects of ...
    Continue reading
  • Don’t fear intelligent machines. Work with them
    “Don’t fear intelligent machines. Work with them.” Guess who said it? Garry Kasparov, chess world champion who lost a tournament to Deep Blue the supercomputer in 1997. Garry might not be your first pick when you think of an AI advocate. In his book “Deep Thinking”, Garry reflects on the historical match, where he predicts a ...
    Continue reading

  • 18 Talent Acquisition Metrics for the modern recruiter
    18 Talent Acquisition Metrics for the modern recruiter 18 Talent Acquisition Metrics for the modern recruiter Recruitment 4.0 is about measuring your processes, identifying holes in existing capability and using data to build a world-class talent function. We have analysed the 18 recruitment metrics every talent leader should be able to understand and articulate to their board ...
    Continue reading
  • Your Candidate Acquisition and Retention (CAR) journey
    Your Candidate Acquisition and Retention (CAR) journey Your Candidate Acquisition and Retention (CAR) journey “The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency” – Bill Gates “The first rule of any ...
    Continue reading
  • Job Offer Letter Template
    What is a Job Offer Letter  When a hiring manager makes the decision to offer an open-position to a candidate, the offer letter makes everything official. The job offer letter needs to be clear to the candidate and should answer all initial questions pertaining to your offer.   Why is it important? In the hiring process, it’s very important to ...
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  • Is the ‘Quality Candidates stay on the market for 10 days’ stat dead?
    In April 2019 Forbes reported this astonishing statistic that highlighted the global competition for talent. At the time, this statistic was valid – digitisation had opened up a global marketplace for talent and in Industry 4.0  top-tier talent sits at the heart of a company’s success. It made sense.   Fast-forward to August 2020 and according to ...
    Continue reading
  • Industry 4.0 and the Implications for HR
    Industry 4.0 and the Implications for HR Industry 4.0 and the Implications for HR HR leaders now find themselves at the forefront of organisational decision-making: driving technology absorption, fostering innovation, enabling new work models and simultaneously attracting, retaining and developing the workforce of the future. HR leaders now find themselves at the forefront of organisational decision-making: driving technology absorption, ...
    Continue reading
  • 18 Talent Acquisition Metrics for the modern recruiter
    18 Talent Acquisition Metrics for the modern recruiter 18 Talent Acquisition Metrics for the modern recruiter Recruitment 4.0 is about measuring your processes, identifying holes in existing capability and using data to build a world-class talent function. We have analysed the 18 recruitment metrics every talent leader should be able to understand and articulate to their board ...
    Continue reading
  • 3 must-haves when considering Candidate Experience
    Pillars of Engagement   While the facets of digitisation continue to evolve and proliferate every aspect of human behaviour, communication remains the one constant in how people define and rate ‘experience’. Think about it, the right engagement creates understanding, understanding drives resonance and when that happens therein lies the metaphorical ‘ jackpot’.    Whether it’s sharing, posting or just ...
    Continue reading
  • What do job applications and Tinder have in common?
    After a particularly horrible day at work, I like to spend my train ride home applying to 27 job adverts using the handy 1-click apply tool on LinkedIn. Even if I’m not the perfect fit for the job, I apply anyway. It’s stress relieving and pretty fun, sort of like swiping on Tinder. I’m not ...
    Continue reading
  • 7 Technological Trends in Recruitment every HR team must be aware of
    HR 4.0 As the computerisation of industry unfolds, computers are becoming increasingly connected and communicate with each other to make decisions without human involvement. A combination of cyber-physical systems, the internet of things and ubiquitous data is driving a new wave of industry. Industry 4.0 as coined by Forbes. As technology keeps getting smarter, we build communities ...
    Continue reading
  • 15 Experts Weigh in on AI in Recruitment | Expert Roundup
    What is AI in recruitment? AI in recruitment is the technology designed to streamline or automate recruiting workflow, especially repetitive, time-consuming, high-volume tasks. Automation in recruiting is the technology that takes over individualized, time-consuming and manual processes, allowing recruiters to increase productivity, reduce cost-per-hire, accelerate time-to-fill, and improve the overall workflow efficiency. How AI and Automation help recruiters Once AI ...
    Continue reading