Artificial intelligence (AI) has numerous applications in today’s world – from website chatbots to healthcare and supply chain management, it is revolutionising the way that we work in numerous industries. But with AI being used increasingly in HR and recruitment, what do the professionals think about the technology?
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RS Components has surveyed recruiters and HR professionals from the UK, to get an industry perspective on how AI could impact the way we hire and are hired ourselves, for jobs in the future. You can see the full piece here.
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Less Than 1 In 5 (18%) HR Professionals Are Prepared For The Deployment Of AI In Recruitment
Here are some key stories from the piece:
- The percentage of recruiters using AI has increased by a third (33%) over the last 5 years, from 25%, up to almost 3 in 5 (58%) today.
- Despite 3 in 10 recruiters believing AI will play an essential role in recruitment in the future, 17% don’t think that AI should be used in recruitment at all
- More than a quarter of men (27%) are more likely to trust robots to help them hire, in comparison to just 1 in 10 (10%) women
- 16-34 year olds working in the industry are also more likely to trust a robot, with 20% saying they would do so, in comparison to 12% of 35-54 year olds and just 7% of those aged 55+
But which areas of the industry do recruiters think AI will improve the most?