Streaming issues? Report here
John Perlman 1500 x 1500 2020 John Perlman 1500 x 1500 2020
The John Perlman Show
15:00 - 18:00
volume_up
volume_mute

Up Next: The Money Show with Bruce Whitfield
See full line-up
The John Perlman Show
15:00 - 18:00
Home
arrow_forward
Business

How AI could change the game for recruiters (and job-seekers)

21 November 2018 2:02 PM
Tags:
Job seekers
Recruitment
AI
HR
CV
Zanele Luvuno
talent management

Recruitment specialist Zanele Luvuno describes how artificial intelligence has change business practices at her talent firm.

Recruitment guru Zanele Luvuno says artificial intelligence (AI) has the power to improve the work of the recruitment industry and the make-up of corporate South Africa.

AI, also known as machine intelligence, refers to simulated intelligence that has been programmed into computers.

Read: 'It's not enough to just do the job' - Employee retention 101

Luvuno has begun using AI as a part of the recruitment process at her firm Transcend Talent Management and on behalf of several business clients.

She explains the benefits of AI, adding that it circumvents implicit biases of human recruiters and interviewers.

Luvuno says the AI identifies a candidates aptitude for certain skills and their talent potential.

Also read: The dos and don'ts for CV writing and job interviews

She says the AI is used as pre-assessment tool, implementing behavioural and epigenetic science.

According to Luvuno, AI has helped recruiters identify potential and create necessary training interventions.

She believes that machine intelligence can be used to create better employee experience and candidate experience.

AI takes out the human factor.

Zanele Luvuno, managing director at Transcend Talent Management

AI can assess potential and performance... It takes out all of that human bias and suddenly there's a world of opportunity opened up.

Zanele Luvuno, managing director at Transcend Talent Management

In a country like South Africa, I think it's a perfect solution.

Zanele Luvuno, managing director at Transcend Talent Management

With AI, the science behind the way you work has got to be solid and understand context and environment.

Zanele Luvuno, managing director at Transcend Talent Management

The jobs are still going to be there, but it's just going to be different kinds of jobs.

Zanele Luvuno, managing director at Transcend Talent Management

You can begin to take people with potential.

Zanele Luvuno, managing director at Transcend Talent Management

Listen to the World of Work feature on The Eusebius McKaiser Show:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : How AI could change the game for recruiters (and job-seekers)


21 November 2018 2:02 PM
Tags:
Job seekers
Recruitment
AI
HR
CV
Zanele Luvuno
talent management

More from Business

Consumers should not have to fight for right to access recorded calls

20 January 2021 8:48 PM

Why do consumers have to jump through so many hoops? Consumer ninja Wendy Knowler makes her case on The Money Show.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Agritech start-up Aerobotics raises R250m in funding round led by Naspers

20 January 2021 8:32 PM

The local company is planning to expand its global reach. Bruce Whitfield interviews Aerobotics CEO James Paterson.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

President Biden reaches out to Trump supporters: 'We must end this uncivil war'

20 January 2021 7:49 PM

Joe Biden's been sworn in as 46th US president. Axios reporter Ursula Perano on what to expect from his first 100 days in office.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Making money out of mindfulness

20 January 2021 7:15 PM

Remaining calm during a crisis is a skill that would benefit all of us. For those that supply it, it will be profitable too.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Inflation at 16-year low yet prices of everyday foods are skyrocketing. Why?

20 January 2021 6:59 PM

The Money Show's Bruce Whitfield interviews Kevin Lings, chief economist at Stanlib Asset Management.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

What do flatulence-filtering undies (for real) have to do with Donald Trump?

19 January 2021 8:53 PM

A campaign for a UK underwear producer manages to attach itself to the US presidential transition, earning Andy Rice's hero award.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

If interest rate remains stable, 2021 to bring more surprises in property market

19 January 2021 8:19 PM

Despite the pandemic, 2020 saw a rally in residential property sales. Andrew Golding examines the trends expected in 2021.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Top universities offering 1,500 free courses online. Grab the opportunity!

19 January 2021 7:50 PM

Harvard, Oxford, MIT... We need to take responsibility for keeping ourselves on the cutting edge, says futurist Graeme Codrington.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Sars drops ball with eFiling changes - 'We're working hard to convert service'

19 January 2021 6:43 PM

Most online forms have now been migrated to newer technology after Adobe stopped support for Flash Player on 31 Dec, says Sars.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

6 trends that will drag us along in 2021 – life will never be the same again

18 January 2021 7:18 PM

The future is now different. The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews trends analyst Dion Chang, the founder of Flux Trends.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward