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HireVisor Dives Into the Deadpool

HireVisor, the company that let employers share the candidates that weren’t good enough to be hired with others, is calling it quits. Here’s an explainer video if you have 45 seconds to spare. “There comes a time in the course…

5 Takeaways from iCIMS Analyst Day

Analyst days are pretty common in almost any industry, and employment is no different. Basically, a company brings in influencers for a glimpse into the company and its place in the market. It’s sort of a State of the Union…

Meet the Robot Recruiters

Recent innovations in recruitment technology include chatbots that are being used for interview scheduling and screening. Today these are text-based products that converse with candidates using text messages or email. Google’s development of Duplex adds a voice component to chatbots…

iCIMS Secures New Round of Private Equity Funding

Popular applicant tracking system iCIMS added a new investor this week. Vista Equity Partners is giving an undisclosed amount of money to the company for an undisclosed piece of the company. It joins Susquehanna Growth Equity as the second firm. SGE invested in 2012…

How to Use a Conversational Interface

The conversational interface is coming, and it’s coming fast. Remember when in 2010, about three years after the iPhone was launched, people were telling you mobile was going to be it? And you didn’t believe them? And even though you…

Snag (Formerly Snagajob) Has a New CEO

I guess a major pivot wasn’t enough for Peter Harrison to keep his job. Announced today, Snag — the artist formerly known as Snagajob — has a new CEO. Board member and former Upwork CEO Fabio Rosati is taking over as chairman…

When AI Will Replace Recruiters

Products infused with AI are being introduced into recruiting at an increasing pace. It seems like a question of when, not if, that AI will start replacing recruiters. While there’ll always be barber school, consider what levels AI has to…