With Courtney Cook, Vice President of Strategic Development, Korn Ferry Futurestep
Artificial intelligence or AI. It’s the brave new world of just about everything these days, and recruiting is no exception. But just how much will AI impact the recruiting process? Will it make the need for human recruiters obsolete?
From our perspective at Korn Ferry, just the opposite is happening. With the right approach to using AI— starting at the very first stages of an engagement—recruiters can develop laser-focused job specifications, source the best candidates who may not on the surface seem suited for a role, and dramatically decrease time to hire.
To gauge sentiment on the topic, we conducted two separate surveys—one targeted to talent acquisition professionals and one targeted to candidates. Here’s what we found.