13 AI Recruiting Articles Every Recruiting Leader Should Read

| Ameya Deshmukh
Artificial Intelligence
get your strategy ready for 2020 with 13 AI recruiting articles

One of these holiday nights, late in the evening you’ll pour yourself a nice glass of Hibiki 17 and settle into an armchair by a fire, to reflect on your year.  You’ll need some reading material too. Peruse this list of 13 AI recruiting articles, see if anything catches your eye. 


“When digital transformation is done right, it's like a caterpillar turning into a butterfly, but when done wrong, all you have is a really fast caterpillar.”

1. 5 Strategies for HR led Digital Transformation:

As the rate of technology change continues to accelerate in the new decade, digital transformation will become even more important. From creating internal digital transformation teams to getting organized around creating a unified data framework we’ve covered the most important things to consider around digital transformation.  Sure to get your creative juices flowing.

Take ownership of your digital strategy


2. The Organizational Challenges of Implementing AI for Recruiting:

In 2019, Human Capital Trends found that 72% of HR leaders saw value in implementing AI, but only 31% felt ready to address it. One of their chief concerns? AI implementation. This article covers the 3 challenges you’ll face when implementing AI for recruiting and shares how to accelerate your time to value after acquiring AI.

Learn the real challenges/solutions around AI


3. HR Technology 2020: Disruption Ahead

If you’ve been following Mya Systems on any of our social channels then you know about this article. We must have shared it at least a half a dozen times. Josh Bersin shares takeaways from his report on the entire HR and recruiting market.

Prepare for 2020


"Innovators & early adopters of AI for talent acquisition plan to scale its use by 200-400% in 2020. Recruiting leaders need to be wary of the prospect of facing off against competitors with scaled conversational AI."

4. 6 Key Themes from HR Tech 2019

Jeanne Meister, Schneider Electric, Josh Bersin, Cheryl Johnson, and more. I took detailed notes of all of the most important keynotes of HR tech. If you were sitting next to me at the Bersin keynote, and you’re reading this now, I’m sorry for typing so loudly. If you didn’t get a chance to attend, this article is almost as good as going to HR Tech. AI was the #1 topic of discussion here.

Almost like you were there


5. The State of Adoption of AI in Recruiting

We wanted to examine the rate of AI adoption in talent acquisition so we partnered with HR.com, surveyed a mix of 484 orgs which included global staffing companies and fortune 500 companies. We found some figures that…people have found a bit startling. For example, 77% of respondents said they’d be using AI for talent acquisition by 2021. Are you wondering how many are already using it?

Get informed on AI adoption through 2021


6. AI for High Volume Hiring

High volume hiring was hard before the candidate experience became important. Now, it’s really not for the faint of heart and it isn’t going to get easier in 2020. Most surveys I’ve seen indicate recruiting teams are going to have to do more with smaller budgets. Conversational AI for recruiting should be a cornerstone of your high volume strategy.

Speed and scalability with AI 


“Humans and AI working together will lead to a frictionless recruiting environment where the right candidates are connected to the right jobs, at the right time and the right place.”

7. Humans and AI Together: The Solution for a Better Candidate Experience

Recruiting is all about relationship building. AI doesn’t change that.  In 2020 create the best possible candidate experience with a thoughtful combination of human touch and technology.

Engage with AI and recruiters to create the right experience


8. How AI Improves Candidate Recruiter Relationships

At first glance, my next line will make little sense. You can make your hiring more human by automating 85% of it. What? If that shocked or startled you – you’re going to enjoy this article.

The Paradox of automation and candidate experience


9. The Candidate Perspective on AI

This article examines 3 use cases for AI in recruiting. Each use case features a quote from candidates who interacted with conversational AI for recruiting in the context of the use case. It’ll give you a sense of how you can use AI and what to expect when you do.

Hear from candidates who interacted with AI


10. The Brain & Hiring Decisions

This was a really fun article to write. It features research from a nobel prize-winning behavioral economist. It’s got a few fun lines about a recruiter during cave-person times, a study about judges rolling dice, and another one about promotions in the military. It covers the unconscious biases that are the real culprits behind diversity and inclusion challenges. It’s got a few thought-provoking questions at the end to help you get started in thinking about the impact unconscious bias might be having on your hiring.

(Almost) everything TA leaders should know about unconscious bias


11. 17 Ways to Reduce Hiring Bias

People, processes, and technology can all be entry points for hiring bias. We took a deep dive into talent acquisition strategies and identified the areas where unconscious bias is most likely to affect your hiring decisions. Then, we thought of ways for you to reduce bias or in some cases even prevent it from sneaking in entirely. It’s all in the article.

End unconscious bias in 2020


eBook: Hiring in The Age of AI

Do you know the difference between a recruiting chatbot and conversational AI? CAI creates a more human experience for candidates. Give this eBook a read to understand the differences between types of AI available today. Over millions of conversations, conversational AI has proven it creates a candidate experience with a nearly 100% candidate satisfaction score. It’s recruiting automation you can trust.

CAI vs Chatbot know the difference


12. WhatsApp & Facebook Messenger: Mya Expands Integrations

In 2019, Mya had millions of conversations with candidates all around the world. Mya engaged job seekers in the US, UK, Canada, France, Spain, India, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and more! In markets outside of the US, candidates communicate using messaging apps rather than text messaging. Learn how Mya can support your ability to engage across borders.

Discover how CAI supports global recruiting


13. Mya Systems & Workday Partner to Transform Hiring Experiences With Conversational AI

Do you use Workday Recruiting? We were so excited to announce our Workday Partnership in 2019, and we’re looking forward to expanding on our partnership in 2020 and beyond. Our integration with Workday is going to help many of you to leverage the power of conversational AI to unlock the potential of talent acquisition to make big impacts in 2020 and beyond.

More details about Mya & Workday

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