Can a machine predict recruitment success?

Dive Brief: Attracting and capturing talent has always been a challenge for startup companies. The statistics, compiled by Statistic Brain Research Institute, are grim. 58% of new companies in finance, insurance, and real estate make it to 4 years in business, 48% in retail, and 37% for information technology firms. Candidates understand that they are taking a big risk with working for a startup. Brian Hughes,  Founder and CEO at Integrity Marketing & Consulting writes for Huffington Post, “machine learning in the hiring process can even the odds of hiring great people.” Leveraging technology, recruiters can use the software to screen candidate resumes for certain skills and industry keywords. Wayne Fletcher, an entrepreneur consultant says that not hiring the right people equates to “suicide” for a startup. “Machine learning looks past…


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