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Generative AI-related job postings in the U.S. jumped about 20% in May, according to data from Indeed. The report also showed that searches for generative AI jobs jumped to 204 per million total jobs searched that month from virtually zero a year earlier.
iCIMS launched new capabilities that the company believes will deliver more control over the candidate experience and increased productivity for recruiters. In addition, the solutions will help internal talent navigate and explore potential career paths.
Filtered showed off new AI features aimed at streamlining the technical hiring process, better assessing generative AI skills and addressing fraud. The features are meant to help employers make skills-based hiring decisions, Filtered said. They include ChatGPT usage detection, AI-suggested interview questions, an engineering job simulation and text summaries of candidates’ responses to video questions.
AI skills development platform Workera AI unveiled an initiative to integrate generative AI into its technology. The AI is knitted into the heart of the Workera AI platform, leveraging it to make unique learning plans for individual users. With it, the company hopes to ensure users focus on specific skill domains, competency levels and learning content that’s relevant to their needs.
Datapeople completed a $13 million Series A round, which was co-led by GreatPoint Ventures and New Markets Venture Partners. The company says it brings data-backed objectivity, efficiency and predictability to talent acquisition through optimized job descriptions followed by reporting and analytics on recruiting processes and performance.
Last Week’s Top News
DEI Hiring Platform Joonko Closed After Investors Discover CEO’s Deceptions
On Sunday, the board of directors at Joonko, a hiring platform focused on DEI, said the company’s results had been manufactured, and much of what founder and CEO Ilit Raz reported to them “had no basis in reality.” Read More.
Oracle Fusion Cloud HCM Adds Embedded Generative AI
Oracle added generative AI capabilities to Oracle Fusion Cloud HCM. The features are embedded to help improve productivity, the candidate and employee experience, and streamline HR processes. Read More.
Senior Leaders Hesitant to Adopt New Technology, Says EY
A majority of workers believe that adopting “emerging technologies” — like generative AI and machine learning — would benefit their company. But at the same time, more than half, around 59%, say their senior leadership is slow to embrace new tools, according to a study from EY. Read More.
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